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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 218 193 269
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +76
Permanent jobs citing 2G 38 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.83% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 3.86% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 22
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,500 £68,550
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -
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
1585 1582 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.30% 21.42% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1266 1447
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -19 19 £28,000 -22.75% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 10 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Hertfordshire -3 9 £65,250 +33.84%
2G
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 59 (100.00%) 3G
2 46 (77.97%) Telecoms
3 37 (62.71%) XML
4 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
5 33 (55.93%) XMetaL
6 30 (50.85%) LTE
7 29 (49.15%) Degree
8 19 (32.20%) 4G
9 14 (23.73%) Content Management
9 14 (23.73%) FrameMaker
10 13 (22.03%) Workflow
10 13 (22.03%) E-Learning
10 13 (22.03%) MS Visio
10 13 (22.03%) XMLSpy
11 11 (18.64%) HNC
12 10 (16.95%) 3GPP
13 9 (15.25%) C++
13 9 (15.25%) Java
14 8 (13.56%) Perl
14 8 (13.56%) Linux
14 8 (13.56%) UMTS
15 7 (11.86%) GSM
15 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
15 7 (11.86%) C
15 7 (11.86%) Windows
15 7 (11.86%) Smartphone
15 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
15 7 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (11.86%) Android
16 6 (10.17%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (55.93%) XMetaL
2 14 (23.73%) FrameMaker
3 13 (22.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 59 (100.00%) 3G
2 30 (50.85%) LTE
3 19 (32.20%) 4G
4 10 (16.95%) 3GPP
5 8 (13.56%) UMTS
6 7 (11.86%) GSM
7 4 (6.78%) SNMP
8 3 (5.08%) RNC
8 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.08%) GPRS
8 3 (5.08%) DHCP
9 2 (3.39%) RTP
9 2 (3.39%) GGSN
9 2 (3.39%) SGSN
9 2 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.69%) VPN
10 1 (1.69%) NGN
10 1 (1.69%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) XMLSpy
2 5 (8.47%) Valgrind
3 4 (6.78%) CppUnit
4 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (77.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Author
1 34 (57.63%) Technical Author
2 11 (18.64%) Junior
3 10 (16.95%) Junior Technical Author
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Design Authority
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Development Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Development Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Core Network Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) C Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Professional Services Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) XML
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Java EE
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) E-Learning
3 7 (11.86%) Smartphone
3 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.08%) Handset
6 2 (3.39%) Open Source
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Android
2 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Content Management
2 13 (22.03%) Workflow
3 7 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.78%) OO
5 4 (6.78%) OOD
5 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) High Availability
6 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.08%) Validation
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Data Management
7 2 (3.39%) Network Design
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.69%) Network Management
8 1 (1.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C++
1 9 (15.25%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) Perl
3 7 (11.86%) C
4 6 (10.17%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) HNC
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Coverity
2 3 (5.08%) MKS
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Agilent
4 1 (1.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago