Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 332 349
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -24
Permanent jobs citing 3G 15 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.66% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 6
South West median annual salary £50,000 £24,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +108.33% -42.51% +73.96%
10th Percentile £30,750 £21,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £94,625 £40,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +15.15%

3G 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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,856 1,827 2,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.42% 17.40% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,496 1,496 1,848
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the South West

3G
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for 3G in the South West

3G
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for 3G in the South West

3G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Bristol -20 5 £32,500 +35.42% 1
Dorset -20 4 £50,000 - 1
Cornwall -9 2 £46,000 -
Devon - 2 £110,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing 3G 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 South West region with a requirement for 3G.

1 11 (73.33%) 4G
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (26.67%) Capita
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) LTE
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (13.33%) ADSL
7 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) Windows

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) 4G
2 4 (26.67%) LTE
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) 802.11
5 1 (6.67%) 802.15
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MIMO
5 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Data Scientist
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Scientist
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
1 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) CWNA
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Capita
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco