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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 130 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 1.90% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 5.98% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%
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
598 752 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.99% 31.69% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,700
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 31 July 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 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (75.00%) 3G
3 10 (62.50%) 2G
4 9 (56.25%) Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) LTE
6 6 (37.50%) Ericsson
7 5 (31.25%) GSM
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Spanish Language
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
9 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 3 (18.75%) Product Management
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
9 3 (18.75%) RNC
9 3 (18.75%) Marketing
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) SS7
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) CRM
9 3 (18.75%) Broadband
9 3 (18.75%) CDMA
9 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (12.50%) UMTS
10 2 (12.50%) SLA
10 2 (12.50%) Nortel

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.00%) 3G
2 10 (62.50%) 2G
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) LTE
5 5 (31.25%) GSM
6 3 (18.75%) Broadband
6 3 (18.75%) CDMA
6 3 (18.75%) SS7
6 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (18.75%) RNC
7 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
7 2 (12.50%) UMTS
8 1 (6.25%) WLAN
8 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (6.25%) RIP
8 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
8 1 (6.25%) 802.11
8 1 (6.25%) MPLS
8 1 (6.25%) BGP
8 1 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Account Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Research Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solution Manager
4 1 (6.25%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
2 3 (18.75%) Product Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Ericsson
2 4 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
Reading
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