The table below looks at the statistics for 3G 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 3G over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 240 240 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing 3G 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.72% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £38,000 £24,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -46.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £43,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £26,400 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
3G
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
1081 974 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.02% 16.18% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 914 838 693
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3G
Salary Trend in the South West

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

3G Salary Trend in the South West

3G
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

3G Salary Histogram in the South West

3G
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 3G within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Bristol -6 3 £31,750 +32.29%
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £38,500 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 7 (63.64%) 2G
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) 4G
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) LTE
4 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) Sensu
6 1 (9.09%) logstash
6 1 (9.09%) Incapsula
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (9.09%) Graphite

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) 2G
2 5 (45.45%) 4G
3 4 (36.36%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) GGSN
5 1 (9.09%) GSM
5 1 (9.09%) SGSN
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) TETRA
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
5 1 (9.09%) WiMAX
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (9.09%) OpenRasta
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Sensu
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceStack
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) API Development
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Huawei
1 1 (9.09%) Incapsula
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft