The table below looks at the statistics for 2G 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 2G over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 237 217 217
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.055% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.32% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £52,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
2G
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
1013 937 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.48% 17.10% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 875 749 894
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

2G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the South West region.

2G Salary Trend in the South West

2G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
2G
England

2G
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 9 (100.00%) 3G
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 8 (88.89%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) SDH
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) 2.5G
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 3G
2 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 8 (88.89%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (11.11%) 2.5G
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) SDH
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Coordinator
1 7 (77.78%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared