Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

5G
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 230 - 338
Rank change year-on-year - +338 -
Permanent jobs citing 5G 7 0 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 - £67,500
Central London median annual salary £40,000 - £67,500

5G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 454 921 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.12% 12.75% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 405 822 1,183
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £29,800
25th Percentile £49,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,236 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.71% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £91,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 5G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for 5G in the City of London

5G
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 5G in the City of London.

Salary trend for 5G in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing 5G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for 5G.

1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Broadband
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Social Media
1 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Workload Management
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (42.86%) Data Science
2 3 (42.86%) Data Sharing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Pipeline
2 3 (42.86%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (42.86%) GCP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java

5G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) MIMO
2 2 (28.57%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Social Media
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Data Pipeline
2 3 (42.86%) Data Science
2 3 (42.86%) Data Sharing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
2 3 (42.86%) Workload Management
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree