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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 238 171 262
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +91
Permanent jobs citing 4G 14 72 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 1.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 5.37% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
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
1466 1340 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.14% 20.43% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 996 1437
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -68 9 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £40,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
4G
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (81.40%) 3G
2 28 (65.12%) 2G
3 25 (58.14%) LTE
4 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
5 20 (46.51%) Wireless
6 13 (30.23%) Project Management
6 13 (30.23%) C
6 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) GSM
6 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
6 13 (30.23%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (27.91%) UMTS
8 11 (25.58%) Python
9 10 (23.26%) C++
10 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.93%) Perl
10 9 (20.93%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (18.60%) VoIP
11 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
12 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
12 7 (16.28%) HTML
12 7 (16.28%) MySQL
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
12 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
13 6 (13.95%) UNIX
13 6 (13.95%) Java
13 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
13 6 (13.95%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) 3G
2 28 (65.12%) 2G
3 25 (58.14%) LTE
4 20 (46.51%) Wireless
5 13 (30.23%) GSM
5 13 (30.23%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (27.91%) UMTS
7 8 (18.60%) VoIP
8 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
9 5 (11.63%) SS7
9 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.63%) Broadband
9 5 (11.63%) GPRS
10 4 (9.30%) LAN
10 4 (9.30%) SMS
10 4 (9.30%) ADSL
10 4 (9.30%) WLAN
10 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) CppUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Valgrind
1 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) CMake
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
1 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Development Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Manager
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware
3 5 (11.63%) Classic ASP
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) Ajax
3 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.65%) CGI
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) STL
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) UNIX
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
1 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) High Availability
4 5 (11.63%) Validation
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C
2 11 (25.58%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) C++
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) Perl
5 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.95%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
7 5 (11.63%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) VB
7 5 (11.63%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
1 5 (11.63%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Perforce
3 2 (4.65%) Coverity
4 1 (2.33%) MKS