The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 242 254 256
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing 2G 19 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.22% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 9
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
2G
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1517 1726 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.43% 20.51% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1318 1444
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

2G
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

2G Salary Trend in the East of England

2G
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in the East of England

2G
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +10 14 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £20,000 -50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £43,750 +2.94% 2
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (71.43%) LTE
4 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) HNC
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) Validation
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (17.86%) 4G
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Python
8 4 (14.29%) Classic ASP
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) C++
8 4 (14.29%) VB
8 4 (14.29%) XMLSpy
8 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.29%) XMetaL
1 4 (14.29%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) 3G
2 20 (71.43%) LTE
3 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (17.86%) 4G
4 5 (17.86%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.57%) RANAP
7 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.57%) RNC
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) XMLSpy
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 21 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Author
1 14 (50.00%) Technical Author
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Development Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Writer
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) Classic ASP
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) Ajax
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 4 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 6 (21.43%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Content Management
3 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) B2B
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) VB6
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) TTCN
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) HNC
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce
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