The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 130 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +20
Permanent jobs citing 4G 7 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 2.26% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 7.49% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 21
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £26,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £38,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -25.48%
4G
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
596 761 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.38% 30.14% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 405 431 515
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

4G
Salary Trend in Reading

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

4G Salary Trend in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (85.71%) 3G
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (71.43%) 2G
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) LTE
5 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
7 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) SS7
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) CDMA
7 3 (21.43%) GSM
8 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
8 2 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (14.29%) RNC
9 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
9 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
9 1 (7.14%) ComArch
9 1 (7.14%) VLAN
9 1 (7.14%) Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) VPLS
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 10 (71.43%) 2G
3 6 (42.86%) LTE
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (21.43%) SS7
6 3 (21.43%) CDMA
6 3 (21.43%) GSM
7 2 (14.29%) RNC
7 2 (14.29%) BGP
8 1 (7.14%) Broadband
8 1 (7.14%) VRRP
8 1 (7.14%) MGW
8 1 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) VPLS
8 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (7.14%) GGSN
8 1 (7.14%) SGSN
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) MIMO
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Research Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solution Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
1 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (7.14%) Cramer
2 1 (7.14%) ComArch
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago