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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 135 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Permanent jobs citing 4G 1 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.053% 1.18% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 8.61% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 3
Average salary £50,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £38,120 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+54.11% -26.69%
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
342 244 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.10% 13.73% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 311 207 209
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia