The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 133 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.046% 0.24% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.23% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.86%
2G
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 488 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.89% 19.88% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 321 397 387
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

2G
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

2G Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

2G
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) TTCN
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) RNC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) RANAP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) RNC
4 1 (25.00%) RANAP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce