The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 142 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs citing 3G 7 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 1.18% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 3.99% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 21
Average salary - £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +10.00%
3G
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
736 701 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.07% 29.65% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 495 608
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3G
Salary Trend in Reading

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

3G Salary Trend in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 76 (64.96%) Telecoms
2 64 (54.70%) LTE
3 58 (49.57%) 4G
4 53 (45.30%) Wireless
5 51 (43.59%) 2G
6 48 (41.03%) GSM
7 43 (36.75%) Degree
8 42 (35.90%) UMTS
9 41 (35.04%) WiMAX
10 32 (27.35%) Radio Access Network
11 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (25.64%) Nokia
12 28 (23.93%) Ericsson
13 27 (23.08%) Nortel
13 27 (23.08%) RNC
13 27 (23.08%) QA
14 25 (21.37%) Project Management
15 24 (20.51%) Network Architecture
16 22 (18.80%) Service Delivery
17 18 (15.38%) Huawei
18 17 (14.53%) Broadband
19 16 (13.68%) Internet
19 16 (13.68%) Smartphone
20 15 (12.82%) Network Planning
20 15 (12.82%) VoLTE
21 14 (11.97%) Performance Monitoring
21 14 (11.97%) HSPA
21 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
21 14 (11.97%) CDMA2000
21 14 (11.97%) SLA

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 64 (54.70%) LTE
2 58 (49.57%) 4G
3 53 (45.30%) Wireless
4 51 (43.59%) 2G
5 48 (41.03%) GSM
6 42 (35.90%) UMTS
7 41 (35.04%) WiMAX
8 32 (27.35%) Radio Access Network
9 27 (23.08%) RNC
10 17 (14.53%) Broadband
11 16 (13.68%) Internet
12 15 (12.82%) VoLTE
13 14 (11.97%) HSPA
13 14 (11.97%) CDMA2000
14 11 (9.40%) MVNO
15 10 (8.55%) GGSN
16 7 (5.98%) Firewall
17 6 (5.13%) SGSN
18 5 (4.27%) VPN
18 5 (4.27%) LAN
General
1 76 (64.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Back Office
3 3 (2.56%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Military
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Wireless Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Radio Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Radio Network Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Network Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Network Manager
6 11 (9.40%) Technical Design Authority
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Architecture Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Service Manager
8 9 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Site Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Network Operator
10 6 (5.13%) Design Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Design Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.68%) Smartphone
3 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.84%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Project Management
2 24 (20.51%) Network Architecture
3 22 (18.80%) Service Delivery
4 15 (12.82%) Network Planning
5 14 (11.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (11.11%) Line Management
7 10 (8.55%) Service Management
7 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.13%) Validation
10 4 (3.42%) Information Security
10 4 (3.42%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (3.42%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (3.42%) Security Management
10 4 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.56%) Network Management
11 3 (2.56%) Capacity Management
12 2 (1.71%) Workflow
13 1 (0.85%) Change Management
13 1 (0.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) C
2 4 (3.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) CCNP
2 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.71%) HND
4 1 (0.85%) HNC
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.08%) QA
2 14 (11.97%) SLA
3 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) NDS
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Nokia
2 28 (23.93%) Ericsson
3 27 (23.08%) Nortel
4 18 (15.38%) Huawei
5 13 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (6.84%) Juniper
6 8 (6.84%) Cisco
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Cramer
9 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
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