Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

2G
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +16
Permanent jobs citing 2G 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.20% 0.44% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.70% 1.69% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 9
Slough median annual salary £29,500 - £38,000
Berkshire median annual salary £29,500 £27,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% -27.63% -43.70%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 149 177 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.51% 26.22% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 129 159 210
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,400 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for 2G in Slough

2G
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for 2G in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing 2G 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 Slough region with a requirement for 2G.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (85.71%) 802.1X
2 6 (85.71%) HP ALM
2 6 (85.71%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) 802.15
2 6 (85.71%) Remedy
2 6 (85.71%) ICMP
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) ZigBee
2 6 (85.71%) Atlassian
2 6 (85.71%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (85.71%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (85.71%) 802.15
2 6 (85.71%) Bluetooth
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) ICMP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Support Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OpenUP
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP ALM
2 1 (14.29%) Netcool
2 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Atlassian
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle