The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 119 66
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 7 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.36% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.58% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £24,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.59%
4G
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
290 271 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.05% 13.85% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 249 245 196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

4G
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bristol region.

4G Salary Trend in Bristol

4G
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) TETRA
2 1 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JTAG
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) TETRA
2 1 (50.00%) WiMAX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DSP Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Handset Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei