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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 60 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing 4G 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.33% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 1.82% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 165 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.36% 32.67% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121 148 105
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

4G
Salary Trend in Slough

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

4G Salary Trend in Slough

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (64.29%) 3G
2 8 (57.14%) OpenUP
3 6 (42.86%) LTE
3 6 (42.86%) GSM
3 6 (42.86%) 2G
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) UMTS
4 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
4 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
5 4 (28.57%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) Amdocs
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) TCAP
6 3 (21.43%) ISUP
6 3 (21.43%) SCCP
6 3 (21.43%) INAP
6 3 (21.43%) RTP
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MGW
6 3 (21.43%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) WiMAX
6 3 (21.43%) Network Design
6 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) M3UA
6 3 (21.43%) VoLTE

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (64.29%) 3G
2 6 (42.86%) LTE
2 6 (42.86%) GSM
2 6 (42.86%) 2G
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) UMTS
3 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (21.43%) TCAP
4 3 (21.43%) ISUP
4 3 (21.43%) SCCP
4 3 (21.43%) INAP
4 3 (21.43%) RTP
4 3 (21.43%) MGW
4 3 (21.43%) WiMAX
4 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) M3UA
4 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
5 2 (14.29%) RNC
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OpenUP
2 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
1 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) Amdocs