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 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
2G
Rank 131 126 155
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing 2G 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.85% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Classic ASP
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Android

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Development Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) Ajax
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Classic ASP
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB6
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle