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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - 209 200
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -20.00%
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
968 865 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 16.09% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 717 645
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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