The first table below looks at the demand for 4G 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 4G over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 249 237 267
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing 4G 14 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.26% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £60,500 £53,750 £59,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.55% -10.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +17.77%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1588 1601 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.91% 20.95% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1252 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
England

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

4G
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the East of England region.

4G Salary Trend in the East of England

4G
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in the East of England

4G
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 4G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Hertfordshire -12 7 £65,250 +86.42% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire -4 2 £63,750 +82.14%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 73 (68.22%) Telecoms
2 60 (56.07%) Erlang
3 53 (49.53%) Network Architecture
4 44 (41.12%) SS7
5 43 (40.19%) SIGTRAN
6 30 (28.04%) TCAP
6 30 (28.04%) INAP
7 20 (18.69%) 3G
7 20 (18.69%) LTE
8 17 (15.89%) 2G
8 17 (15.89%) Linux
9 16 (14.95%) GSM
9 16 (14.95%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (14.02%) UMTS
11 12 (11.21%) Solaris
12 11 (10.28%) Java
13 10 (9.35%) 3GPP
13 10 (9.35%) Project Management
14 7 (6.54%) Finance
14 7 (6.54%) Degree
14 7 (6.54%) GPRS
14 7 (6.54%) C++
15 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
15 6 (5.61%) Android
15 6 (5.61%) Perl
15 6 (5.61%) Broadband
16 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
16 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
16 5 (4.67%) Windows
16 5 (4.67%) C

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.12%) SS7
2 43 (40.19%) SIGTRAN
3 30 (28.04%) TCAP
3 30 (28.04%) INAP
4 20 (18.69%) 3G
4 20 (18.69%) LTE
5 17 (15.89%) 2G
6 16 (14.95%) GSM
6 16 (14.95%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (14.02%) UMTS
8 10 (9.35%) 3GPP
9 7 (6.54%) GPRS
10 6 (5.61%) Broadband
11 4 (3.74%) SMS
11 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.80%) Wireless
12 3 (2.80%) WCDMA
12 3 (2.80%) LAN
13 2 (1.87%) SCTP
13 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) CppUnit
1 2 (1.87%) Valgrind
1 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
2 1 (0.93%) Ant
2 1 (0.93%) CMake
2 1 (0.93%) Hudson
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (68.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Law
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Designer
2 20 (18.69%) Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Senior Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Test Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Designer
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Software Development Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) XML
2 2 (1.87%) jQuery
2 2 (1.87%) REST
2 2 (1.87%) CSS3
2 2 (1.87%) HTML5
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) CSS
2 2 (1.87%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) JNI
3 1 (0.93%) Google Maps API
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.93%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
1 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.87%) Open Source
2 2 (1.87%) PKI
2 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
2 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) Solaris
3 6 (5.61%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Windows
4 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Network Architecture
2 10 (9.35%) Project Management
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (3.74%) Network Design
4 4 (3.74%) Software Engineering
4 4 (3.74%) Service Management
5 3 (2.80%) Resource Management
5 3 (2.80%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (2.80%) System Testing
5 3 (2.80%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (2.80%) B2B
5 3 (2.80%) OO
5 3 (2.80%) OOD
5 3 (2.80%) Demand Management
6 2 (1.87%) High Availability
6 2 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (1.87%) SOA
6 2 (1.87%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) Erlang
2 11 (10.28%) Java
3 7 (6.54%) C++
4 6 (5.61%) Perl
5 5 (4.67%) C
6 4 (3.74%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.87%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (1.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (1.87%) hybris
1 2 (1.87%) Coverity
1 2 (1.87%) Ericsson
1 2 (1.87%) VMware
2 1 (0.93%) MKS
2 1 (0.93%) Perforce
2 1 (0.93%) Agilent
2 1 (0.93%) Google
2 1 (0.93%) HP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco
2 1 (0.93%) SAP
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