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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - - 212
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
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
894 874 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.22% 16.23% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 809 715 798
Average salary £40,000 £36,479 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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