The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 151 142 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.41% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £31,500 £60,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.93% +72.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
2G
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
498 567 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.70% 22.90% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 345 450 343
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Hertfordshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

2G
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Watford - 2 £20,000 -
2G
East of England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) LTE
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) B2B
5 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) S-PLUS
5 1 (20.00%) Social Media
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) 2.5G

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei