The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - 118 102
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.44% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.96% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
2G
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 409 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.97% 22.25% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 217 316 294
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

2G
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region.

2G Salary Trend in Cambridge

2G
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) RANAP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TTCN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) RANAP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) TTCN