The table below looks at the statistics for 4G 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 4G over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 199 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
4G
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
762 690 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 16.86% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 668 543 671
Average salary £36,875 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

4G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

4G Salary Trend in the West Midlands

4G
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Birmingham - 3 £27,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) TETRA
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) 3G
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Symfony
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) 2G
7 1 (7.69%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (7.69%) Apple

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) TETRA
2 3 (23.08%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) 2G
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) MIMO
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) IPv4
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Symfony
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
2 6 (46.15%) Coaching
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) LANDesk