The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 328 315 313
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing 4G 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.32% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £65,000 £63,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +112.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2018 1897 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.84% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1699 1875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
London

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

4G
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

4G Salary Trend in the City of London

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 17 (44.74%) Erlang
3 16 (42.11%) Network Architecture
4 13 (34.21%) SS7
5 12 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (26.32%) TCAP
6 10 (26.32%) INAP
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) UNIX
7 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (21.05%) Marketing
9 7 (18.42%) SAS
10 6 (15.79%) Retail
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Change Management
10 6 (15.79%) 3G
10 6 (15.79%) Time Management
10 6 (15.79%) Data Quality
10 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
11 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.53%) Java
11 4 (10.53%) LTE
11 4 (10.53%) Degree
12 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (7.89%) Perl
12 3 (7.89%) XML
12 3 (7.89%) ITIL
12 3 (7.89%) Oracle
12 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
12 3 (7.89%) MS Office

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) SS7
2 12 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (26.32%) TCAP
3 10 (26.32%) INAP
4 6 (15.79%) 3G
5 4 (10.53%) LTE
6 2 (5.26%) RTP
6 2 (5.26%) 2G
6 2 (5.26%) GSM
6 2 (5.26%) 3GPP
6 2 (5.26%) VoLTE
7 1 (2.63%) MVNO
7 1 (2.63%) Broadband
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Marketing
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Designer
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) SAS Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Data Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Quality Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Data Quality Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) SAS Data Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Sales Executive
7 1 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Voice Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Change Management
2 6 (15.79%) Time Management
2 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (2.63%) Stress Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) UML
6 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Erlang
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) Tcl
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
1 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) PTC
2 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.63%) BT