Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

5G
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 545 606
Rank change year-on-year +11 +61 +40
Permanent jobs citing 5G 9 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.041% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 14
South East median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -40.91% +144.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,700 £79,000
90th Percentile £95,250 £67,500 £132,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £110,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% -47.73% +125.64%

5G 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 4,720 5,280 7,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.96% 18.13% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,728 4,223 6,083
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,300
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing 5G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for 5G in the South East

5G
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 5G in the South East.

Salary trend for 5G in the South East

5G
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 5G in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for 5G in the South East

5G
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 5G within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Surrey +29 6 £67,000 +3.08% 2
Thames Valley - 3 £55,000 - 4
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 - 4
5G
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing 5G 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 5G.

1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) PhD
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile First
5 1 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (11.11%) VLSI
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) 3G

5G
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
1 1 (11.11%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile First
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Xilinx