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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank - - 200
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
776 828 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 15.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 666 718 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) TETRA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MIMO
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (33.33%) 2G
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) TETRA
2 1 (16.67%) MIMO
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) FlexRay
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) CANoe
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification