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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - 253 246
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.67% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
1411 1495 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.09% 20.41% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1183 1053
Average salary £43,500 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HNC
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) LTE

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Author
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HNC