The table below looks at the statistics for 3G 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 3G over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 214 175 269
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +94
Permanent jobs citing 3G 49 70 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.98% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 4.64% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £70,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
3G
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
1574 1509 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.16% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1229 1490
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3G
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

3G Salary Trend in the East of England

3G
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in the East of England

3G
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 3G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Cambridgeshire +4 26 £45,000 - 4
Bedfordshire -32 17 £28,000 -17.03%
Hertfordshire -22 6 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 72 (84.71%) 2G
2 69 (81.18%) Telecoms
3 47 (55.29%) LTE
4 38 (44.71%) Computer Science
4 38 (44.71%) XML
5 36 (42.35%) XMetaL
6 34 (40.00%) Degree
7 29 (34.12%) 4G
8 20 (23.53%) Linux
9 19 (22.35%) C
10 18 (21.18%) Perl
10 18 (21.18%) Python
11 17 (20.00%) C++
12 16 (18.82%) Java
13 14 (16.47%) Wireless
14 13 (15.29%) Content Management
14 13 (15.29%) FrameMaker
15 12 (14.12%) Workflow
15 12 (14.12%) XMLSpy
15 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
15 12 (14.12%) GSM
15 12 (14.12%) E-Learning
15 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.76%) HNC
16 10 (11.76%) Embedded C
16 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
17 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
17 9 (10.59%) Middleware
17 9 (10.59%) MySQL
17 9 (10.59%) 3GPP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (42.35%) XMetaL
2 13 (15.29%) FrameMaker
3 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 72 (84.71%) 2G
2 47 (55.29%) LTE
3 29 (34.12%) 4G
4 14 (16.47%) Wireless
5 12 (14.12%) GSM
6 9 (10.59%) 3GPP
7 8 (9.41%) UMTS
8 4 (4.71%) SNMP
9 3 (3.53%) RNC
9 3 (3.53%) DHCP
9 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.53%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (2.35%) ZigBee
10 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
10 2 (2.35%) RANAP
10 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.35%) RTP
11 1 (1.18%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) XMLSpy
2 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) Bugzilla
4 7 (8.24%) Subversion
4 7 (8.24%) Maven
5 6 (7.06%) Ant
5 6 (7.06%) Hudson
5 6 (7.06%) CMake
6 5 (5.88%) Valgrind
6 5 (5.88%) CruiseControl
7 4 (4.71%) CppUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.35%) Redmine
9 1 (1.18%) TestLink
9 1 (1.18%) JUnit
9 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (81.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Author
1 37 (43.53%) Technical Author
2 18 (21.18%) Junior
3 15 (17.65%) Junior Technical Author
4 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Release Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Build and Release Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Design Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Professional Services Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Core Network Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.71%) XML
2 9 (10.59%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 2 (2.35%) CGI
5 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) E-Learning
3 8 (9.41%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.24%) Smartphone
4 7 (8.24%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.53%) Handset
6 3 (3.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.35%) SCADA
7 2 (2.35%) Open Source
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Android
2 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) UNIX
4 3 (3.53%) Debian
4 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Content Management
2 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
2 12 (14.12%) Workflow
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
3 8 (9.41%) High Availability
4 7 (8.24%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.88%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.71%) Web Development
7 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.71%) Validation
8 3 (3.53%) Network Management
9 2 (2.35%) Bug Management
9 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.35%) Test Management
9 2 (2.35%) Fault Management
9 2 (2.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) C
2 18 (21.18%) Python
2 18 (21.18%) Perl
3 17 (20.00%) C++
4 16 (18.82%) Java
5 10 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.06%) PHP
6 6 (7.06%) Ruby
7 5 (5.88%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.53%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.53%) SQL
9 2 (2.35%) Groovy
9 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) HNC
3 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) MKS
2 6 (7.06%) Perforce
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) Coverity
3 4 (4.71%) EMC
4 1 (1.18%) Tektronix
4 1 (1.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (1.18%) Agilent