The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 253 256 237
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing 4G 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.014% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.093% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £38,120 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+54.11% -26.69%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

4G
Salary Trend in the North West

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

4G Salary Trend in the North West

4G
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +1 1 £40,000 -20.00%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) 3G
3 6 (60.00%) 2G
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) BBC
4 5 (50.00%) APMP
4 5 (50.00%) iDTV
4 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (40.00%) GSM
5 4 (40.00%) UMTS
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
5 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (40.00%) WiMAX
6 3 (30.00%) RNC
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia
6 3 (30.00%) Nortel
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) SDH
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) GPRS
7 1 (10.00%) C

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (70.00%) Wireless
1 7 (70.00%) LTE
2 6 (60.00%) 2G
2 6 (60.00%) 3G
3 4 (40.00%) GSM
3 4 (40.00%) UMTS
3 4 (40.00%) WiMAX
3 4 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (30.00%) RNC
5 1 (10.00%) HSPA
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (10.00%) GPON
5 1 (10.00%) GPRS
5 1 (10.00%) SDH
5 1 (10.00%) CDMA2000
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) DSL
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iDTV
1 5 (50.00%) BBC
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) APMP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia
2 3 (30.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei