The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 249
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

4G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1068 884 932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.76% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2838 2071 2224
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the North West

4G
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the North West.

Salary trend for 4G in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing 4G 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 North West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (50.00%) Arqiva

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Virgin Media