Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

2G
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1144 1142
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -77
Permanent jobs citing 2G 22 59 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.033% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 98
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -34.88% +26.47%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,425 £30,500
90th Percentile £64,875 £57,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +21.43% -34.88% +26.47%

2G 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26530 30530 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21604 25155 28617
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 2G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in England

2G
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G in England.

Salary trend for 2G in England

2G
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2G in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 2G in England

2G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 8 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Midlands +22 7 £35,750 +2.14%
London +2 6 £62,500 +155.10%
West Midlands - 4 £35,250 -
East Midlands +26 3 £42,500 +21.43%
East of England +5 1 £65,000 +18.18%
2G
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for 2G.

1 21 (95.45%) 3G
2 18 (81.82%) 4G
3 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (31.82%) VoLTE
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) LTE
5 5 (22.73%) 5G
6 4 (18.18%) Presales
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (18.18%) Product Management
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Network Design
7 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Error Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) PMI
8 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
8 2 (9.09%) Firmware
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
8 2 (9.09%) GSM
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) Handset
8 2 (9.09%) Electronics
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) 3G
2 18 (81.82%) 4G
3 7 (31.82%) VoLTE
3 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (22.73%) 5G
4 5 (22.73%) LTE
4 5 (22.73%) VoIP
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
6 2 (9.09%) GSM
6 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
7 1 (4.55%) MGW
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Product Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Product Manager
2 4 (18.18%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Product Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Graduate
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Junior RAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Handset
1 2 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Presales
2 4 (18.18%) Product Management
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Error Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) OpenUP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (4.55%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft