The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 122 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing 3G 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.22% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.41% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £31,500 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £28,700 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £53,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
3G
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
317 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.52% 15.92% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 182 208
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

3G
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Bristol region.

3G Salary Trend in Bristol

3G
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (80.00%) 2G
1 8 (80.00%) LTE
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) C

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) 2G
1 8 (80.00%) LTE
1 8 (80.00%) 4G
2 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Coordinator
1 7 (70.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA