The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 48 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.98% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £63,750 - £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,120 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.69% +15.55%
4G
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 111 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.65% 31.71% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 107 104
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,331 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

4G
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Luton region.

4G Salary Trend in Luton

4G
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Luton

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
3 4 (66.67%) SMS
3 4 (66.67%) SS7
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) 3G
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) GPRS
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
3 4 (66.67%) SMS
3 4 (66.67%) SS7
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) 3G
5 2 (33.33%) GPRS
5 2 (33.33%) 2G
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree