The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 229 180 273
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +93
Permanent jobs citing 4G 31 63 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.89% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 4.27% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
4G
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
1596 1475 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.38% 20.89% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1170 1494
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +19 18 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire -64 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
4G
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (73.81%) 3G
1 31 (73.81%) Telecoms
2 29 (69.05%) 2G
3 23 (54.76%) LTE
4 19 (45.24%) Wireless
5 17 (40.48%) Project Management
5 17 (40.48%) GSM
5 17 (40.48%) UMTS
6 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 12 (28.57%) Python
7 12 (28.57%) Perl
8 11 (26.19%) C
8 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
9 10 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (23.81%) C++
10 9 (21.43%) Java
10 9 (21.43%) Embedded C
11 8 (19.05%) Middleware
11 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
11 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (19.05%) 3GPP
11 8 (19.05%) MySQL
11 8 (19.05%) High Availability
11 8 (19.05%) Network Architecture
12 7 (16.67%) Android
12 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (16.67%) Smartphone

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (2.38%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) 3G
2 29 (69.05%) 2G
3 23 (54.76%) LTE
4 19 (45.24%) Wireless
5 17 (40.48%) GSM
5 17 (40.48%) UMTS
6 10 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (19.05%) 3GPP
8 7 (16.67%) SS7
9 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 6 (14.29%) VoIP
9 6 (14.29%) SMS
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
11 4 (9.52%) SNMP
11 4 (9.52%) WLAN
11 4 (9.52%) LAN
11 4 (9.52%) Broadband
11 4 (9.52%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) CppUnit
1 4 (9.52%) Valgrind
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) CMake
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (73.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
2 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Open Source
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Android
2 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
6 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Network Management
9 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Network Design
10 1 (2.38%) Validation
10 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Python
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 11 (26.19%) C
3 10 (23.81%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 9 (21.43%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Coverity
3 2 (4.76%) MKS
3 2 (4.76%) Perforce