The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 6 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing 3G 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 4.76% 2.94% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.69% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 38.10% 38.24% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

3G
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the M4 Corridor region.

3G Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

3G
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification