Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1042 972
Rank change year-on-year -11 -70 -37
Permanent jobs citing 3G 93 116 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.070% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.44% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 73 105 231
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £25,800 £24,850 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +25.00%

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 23,866 26,662 31,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.12% 16.01% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18,957 21,769 26,144
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +46 32 £35,000 +33.59% 8
South East +6 28 £45,000 -25.00% 6
London +13 20 £40,750 -14.21% 5
Midlands +23 5 £40,000 -3.61%
East of England +7 5 £45,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands +27 4 £40,000 -3.61%
Yorkshire +23 4 £43,712 +78.41%
North of England +2 4 £43,712 +71.42%
East Midlands +2 1 £42,500 +21.43%
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 71 (76.34%) 4G
2 41 (44.09%) Telecoms
3 32 (34.41%) LTE
4 27 (29.03%) GSM
5 26 (27.96%) 2G
6 24 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
7 22 (23.66%) VoIP
8 19 (20.43%) Capita
8 19 (20.43%) Unit Testing
9 18 (19.35%) Ethernet
9 18 (19.35%) Python
10 16 (17.20%) Linux
11 15 (16.13%) C
11 15 (16.13%) Software Testing
12 14 (15.05%) Firewall
12 14 (15.05%) SQL
12 14 (15.05%) GPRS
13 12 (12.90%) LAN
13 12 (12.90%) Java
13 12 (12.90%) Wireless
13 12 (12.90%) QA
14 11 (11.83%) Test Scripting
14 11 (11.83%) CRM
14 11 (11.83%) Bluetooth
14 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.83%) CCNP
14 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (11.83%) Blackberry
14 11 (11.83%) Android

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 5 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.23%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 71 (76.34%) 4G
2 32 (34.41%) LTE
3 27 (29.03%) GSM
4 26 (27.96%) 2G
5 24 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (23.66%) VoIP
7 18 (19.35%) Ethernet
8 14 (15.05%) Firewall
8 14 (15.05%) GPRS
9 12 (12.90%) LAN
9 12 (12.90%) Wireless
10 11 (11.83%) Bluetooth
11 9 (9.68%) TETRA
12 7 (7.53%) OSPF
12 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
12 7 (7.53%) UMTS
12 7 (7.53%) VPN
12 7 (7.53%) ZigBee
13 6 (6.45%) HTTP
13 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Appium
2 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) gulp
2 1 (1.08%) MSTest
2 1 (1.08%) NUnit
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.08%) Selendroid
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (44.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Electronics
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Local Government
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Software Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Developer
5 6 (6.45%) IT Trainer
5 6 (6.45%) Technical Trainer
5 6 (6.45%) Trainer
6 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Head of QA
7 4 (4.30%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) IT Support
8 3 (3.23%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.30%) CSS
3 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) Pylons
3 3 (3.23%) Pyramid
4 2 (2.15%) Angular 2
4 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
4 2 (2.15%) RSS
4 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.08%) JMS
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.60%) iPhone
4 6 (6.45%) User Experience
5 4 (4.30%) Fintech
6 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.23%) Derivative
6 3 (3.23%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.15%) Handset
7 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) EPoS
8 1 (1.08%) IVR
8 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Android
3 9 (9.68%) Windows
4 7 (7.53%) Unix
5 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
2 19 (20.43%) Unit Testing
3 15 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 11 (11.83%) CRM
4 11 (11.83%) Test Scripting
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.45%) Coaching
6 6 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.38%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.38%) Defect Management
7 5 (5.38%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Open Source
7 5 (5.38%) Power Management
7 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) Python
2 15 (16.13%) C
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 12 (12.90%) Java
5 10 (10.75%) C++
6 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.30%) C#
8 3 (3.23%) Perl
8 3 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
9 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) CCNP
1 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.75%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.38%) ISEB
5 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 3 (3.23%) HNC
5 3 (3.23%) HND
5 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CCSA
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Firmware
2 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.15%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.15%) Netcool
2 2 (2.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Capita
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.45%) Avaya
5 5 (5.38%) Apple
5 5 (5.38%) MobileIron
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) Ericsson
6 4 (4.30%) HP
6 4 (4.30%) Juniper
7 3 (3.23%) McAfee
7 3 (3.23%) Mitel
7 3 (3.23%) Nokia
7 3 (3.23%) VMware
8 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) F5
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle
8 2 (2.15%) Remedy
9 1 (1.08%) Talend