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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / North West
Rank 247 236 253
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.035% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.24% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £22,500 £50,424 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.37% +0.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +9.28%  

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 904 850 1125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.72% 14.95% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 701 693 862
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing 4G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

4G
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 £22,500 -60.86%
4G
England

4G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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
Top Related 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