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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 223 198 279
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +81
Permanent jobs citing 4G 28 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.71% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 3.35% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £56,250 £63,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,740 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.42% +30.00%
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
1556 1521 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.46% 21.25% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1244 1500
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £55,000 £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 22 September 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 22 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 +7 15 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -41 7 £70,000 +43.58% 2
Bedfordshire -6 6 £61,250 +75.00%
4G
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (74.29%) Telecoms
2 57 (54.29%) Erlang
3 54 (51.43%) Network Architecture
4 48 (45.71%) SS7
5 42 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
6 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (28.57%) TCAP
7 30 (28.57%) INAP
8 27 (25.71%) 3G
9 25 (23.81%) 2G
10 23 (21.90%) Linux
11 20 (19.05%) LTE
12 16 (15.24%) Radio Access Network
13 15 (14.29%) Project Management
13 15 (14.29%) GSM
13 15 (14.29%) UMTS
14 14 (13.33%) Wireless
15 12 (11.43%) Degree
15 12 (11.43%) Java
15 12 (11.43%) Perl
16 11 (10.48%) C
16 11 (10.48%) C++
16 11 (10.48%) Solaris
16 11 (10.48%) Python
16 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
17 9 (8.57%) Embedded C
17 9 (8.57%) 3GPP
17 9 (8.57%) Bash Shell
18 8 (7.62%) High Availability
18 8 (7.62%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (0.95%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) SS7
2 42 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
3 30 (28.57%) TCAP
3 30 (28.57%) INAP
4 27 (25.71%) 3G
5 25 (23.81%) 2G
6 20 (19.05%) LTE
7 16 (15.24%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (14.29%) GSM
8 15 (14.29%) UMTS
9 14 (13.33%) Wireless
10 9 (8.57%) 3GPP
11 8 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.71%) SMS
12 6 (5.71%) VoIP
12 6 (5.71%) Ethernet
13 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
13 5 (4.76%) Network Security
14 4 (3.81%) SNMP
15 2 (1.90%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) CppUnit
1 4 (3.81%) Valgrind
1 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.86%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.90%) Maven
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) Ant
3 2 (1.90%) CMake
3 2 (1.90%) Hudson
4 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 78 (74.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Designer
2 21 (20.00%) Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Senior Test Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Network Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
11 4 (3.81%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
12 3 (2.86%) Technical Manager
13 2 (1.90%) Team Leader
13 2 (1.90%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) REST
3 1 (0.95%) CSS3
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) CGI
3 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Device Driver
2 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Solaris
3 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 7 (6.67%) Android
3 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.95%) UNIX
5 1 (0.95%) Debian
5 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Network Architecture
2 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.29%) Project Management
4 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.62%) High Availability
6 7 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.86%) Network Design
10 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (1.90%) Network Management
11 1 (0.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (0.95%) Capacity Management
11 1 (0.95%) OO
11 1 (0.95%) E-Commerce
11 1 (0.95%) Data Modelling
11 1 (0.95%) OOD
11 1 (0.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.29%) Erlang
2 12 (11.43%) Java
2 12 (11.43%) Perl
3 11 (10.48%) C
3 11 (10.48%) C++
3 11 (10.48%) Python
4 9 (8.57%) Embedded C
4 9 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
6 2 (1.90%) Groovy
6 2 (1.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.95%) SQL
7 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) VMware
2 4 (3.81%) Coverity
3 2 (1.90%) MKS
3 2 (1.90%) Perforce
4 1 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (0.95%) hybris
4 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
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