The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 51 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 1.86% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 8.93% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
137 112 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.13% 20.86% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 75 139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in Slough

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for 4G.

1 6 (75.00%) 3G
1 6 (75.00%) 2G
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) SS7
3 4 (50.00%) ISUP
3 4 (50.00%) SCCP
3 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VRRP
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDH
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) 2G
1 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) ISUP
3 4 (50.00%) SCCP
3 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (50.00%) SS7
3 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) SDH
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) VRRP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) RAN Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia