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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 249 256 255
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.085% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
1445 1455 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.41% 20.44% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1149 1407
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 6 March 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
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
2G
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
3 19 (65.52%) 4G
4 18 (62.07%) LTE
5 16 (55.17%) Wireless
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Python
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) UNIX
8 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) Validation
9 6 (20.69%) C
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
10 5 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) C++
10 5 (17.24%) VB
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Classic ASP
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (10.34%) XMetaL
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (65.52%) 4G
3 18 (62.07%) LTE
4 16 (55.17%) Wireless
5 5 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (13.79%) 3GPP
7 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.90%) Broadband
7 2 (6.90%) GSM
7 2 (6.90%) RANAP
8 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.45%) RNC
8 1 (3.45%) RTP
8 1 (3.45%) SS7
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
8 1 (3.45%) GPRS
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Manager
1 7 (24.14%) Development Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Author
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Author
4 3 (10.34%) Junior
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Technical Author
5 2 (6.90%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
2 5 (17.24%) jQuery
2 5 (17.24%) Classic ASP
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) CGI
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Validation
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) C
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) VB6
4 5 (17.24%) VB
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.90%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
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