Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1046 1041 994
Rank change year-on-year -5 -47 -64
Permanent jobs citing 3G 89 127 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 112 171
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £73,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%

3G 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 22,780 26,161 30,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.94% 16.01% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,136 21,409 25,142
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in England

3G
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for 3G in England

3G
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for 3G in England

3G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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 West +25 27 £35,000 - 7
South East +2 26 £45,000 -28.00% 2
London +22 24 £50,000 +11.11% 12
North of England +34 5 £35,000 +42.86% 7
Yorkshire +20 5 £35,000 +42.86% 2
East of England +10 5 £45,000 -13.04% 4
Midlands +22 2 £42,500 +21.43% 1
West Midlands +30 1 - - 1
East Midlands -7 1 £42,500 +21.43%
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing 3G 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 England region with a requirement for 3G.

1 67 (75.28%) 4G
2 45 (50.56%) Telecoms
3 38 (42.70%) LTE
4 25 (28.09%) GSM
5 24 (26.97%) 2G
6 22 (24.72%) VoIP
6 22 (24.72%) Linux
7 21 (23.60%) Python
8 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
8 20 (22.47%) QA
9 19 (21.35%) Software Testing
9 19 (21.35%) Wireless
10 18 (20.22%) GPRS
10 18 (20.22%) Atlassian
10 18 (20.22%) Unit Testing
10 18 (20.22%) ISTQB
10 18 (20.22%) Test Automation
11 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.98%) LAN
12 15 (16.85%) C
13 14 (15.73%) SQL
13 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
13 14 (15.73%) Blackberry
13 14 (15.73%) Degree
13 14 (15.73%) Android
14 13 (14.61%) Firewall
15 12 (13.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (13.48%) ISEB
15 12 (13.48%) Apple

3G
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) nginx
3 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (75.28%) 4G
2 38 (42.70%) LTE
3 25 (28.09%) GSM
4 24 (26.97%) 2G
5 22 (24.72%) VoIP
6 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (21.35%) Wireless
8 18 (20.22%) GPRS
9 16 (17.98%) LAN
10 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
11 13 (14.61%) Firewall
12 12 (13.48%) Bluetooth
12 12 (13.48%) PSTN
13 11 (12.36%) ZigBee
14 8 (8.99%) DHCP
14 8 (8.99%) DNS
14 8 (8.99%) WAN
15 7 (7.87%) 5G
15 7 (7.87%) OSPF
15 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Appium
2 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.12%) gulp
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.12%) Selendroid
General
1 45 (50.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.62%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Software Engineer
2 10 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) IT Trainer
5 6 (6.74%) Technical Trainer
5 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Trainer
6 5 (5.62%) Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Tester
7 4 (4.49%) Head of QA
7 4 (4.49%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Mobile Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) HTML
2 6 (6.74%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.49%) CSS
4 3 (3.37%) Pylons
4 3 (3.37%) Pyramid
5 2 (2.25%) .NET
5 2 (2.25%) Angular 2
5 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.12%) JMS
6 1 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.62%) iPhone
4 4 (4.49%) Fintech
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.25%) Handset
6 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.25%) IVR
6 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) Android
3 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
4 10 (11.24%) Unix
5 8 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Windows
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Phone
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Solaris
10 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.35%) Software Testing
3 18 (20.22%) Test Automation
3 18 (20.22%) Unit Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.48%) Workflow
6 11 (12.36%) CRM
7 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.74%) Coaching
8 6 (6.74%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
8 6 (6.74%) Test Management
9 5 (5.62%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.62%) IC Design
9 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Power Management
9 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.49%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) Python
2 15 (16.85%) C
3 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) C++
5 11 (12.36%) Java
6 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.99%) C#
8 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.74%) PHP
9 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.25%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.73%) Degree
3 12 (13.48%) ISEB
4 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.87%) CCNP
6 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.37%) CCNA
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.12%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) MCP
9 1 (1.12%) MCSA
9 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Firmware
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) AirWatch
2 6 (6.74%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.12%) Iperf
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Atlassian
2 12 (13.48%) Apple
2 12 (13.48%) MobileIron
3 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Remedy
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) Avaya
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Huawei
8 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.25%) Juniper
8 2 (2.25%) Nokia
9 1 (1.12%) EMC
9 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.12%) Sun