The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
977 783 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.68% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 753 660 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

2G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

2G Salary Trend in the West Midlands

2G
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#