The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 65 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.14% - 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £61,000 - £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +15.55%
4G
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.37% 12.87% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 70 83
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

4G
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

4G Salary Trend in Swindon

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (100.00%) LTE
2 15 (93.75%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) C
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) Perl
4 10 (62.50%) JIRA
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) Subversion
4 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) Wireless
5 9 (56.25%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (43.75%) POSIX
7 6 (37.50%) 3G
7 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (37.50%) UNIX
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) CA
7 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Internet of Things
8 4 (25.00%) Broadcom
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) HTTP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (100.00%) LTE
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) 3G
4 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) VoLTE
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) IPv6
7 1 (6.25%) RTP
7 1 (6.25%) GSM
7 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) CppUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Development Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior RF Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) RF Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (37.50%) Internet of Things
3 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) C
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) CA
2 4 (25.00%) Broadcom