The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-59.23% -
2.5G
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

2.5G
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Reading region.

2.5G Salary Trend in Reading

2.5G
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G.

1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) Logistics
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Media

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Resourcer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA