The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank - 208 174
Permanent jobs citing 3G 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.021% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.096% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £80,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +280.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -23.88%
3G
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
740 1047 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.78% 21.48% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 603 764 469
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

3G
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

3G Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3G
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) OpenUP
2 2 (66.67%) Spectrum Management
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) RTP
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

3G
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) RTP
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Spectrum Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) OpenUP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy