The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - £26,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -59.23%
2.5G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

2.5G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South West region.

2.5G Salary Trend in the South West

2.5G
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared