Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 518 506
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +25
Permanent jobs citing 4G 17 31 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.099% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.57% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 64
South East median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £45,000 £29,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,250 £73,750 £130,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -29.23% +8.33%

4G 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,417 5,401 7,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.87% 17.25% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,452 4,255 5,836
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.84%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South East

4G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for 4G in the South East

4G
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the South East

4G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Thames Valley +30 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire 0 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex -6 4 £45,000 -37.93%
Surrey +25 2 £91,250 +30.36% 4
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing 4G 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 South East region with a requirement for 4G.

1 12 (70.59%) 3G
2 11 (64.71%) LTE
3 8 (47.06%) 2G
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) C
5 6 (35.29%) 5G
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Node B
6 4 (23.53%) GSM
6 4 (23.53%) UMTS
6 4 (23.53%) Nortel
6 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
6 4 (23.53%) Nokia
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) WiMAX
6 4 (23.53%) RNC
6 4 (23.53%) Huawei
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) UML
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) 3G
2 11 (64.71%) LTE
3 8 (47.06%) 2G
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) 5G
6 4 (23.53%) GSM
6 4 (23.53%) Node B
6 4 (23.53%) RNC
6 4 (23.53%) UMTS
6 4 (23.53%) WiMAX
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) IPv6
8 1 (5.88%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Appium
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Selendroid
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 4G Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) LTE Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) OOD
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) UML
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Availability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
1 4 (23.53%) Huawei
1 4 (23.53%) Nokia
1 4 (23.53%) Nortel