5G Jobs in the South West

5G
England > South West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West requiring 5G skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited 5G over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 230 237 315
Rank change year-on-year +7 +78 -3
Permanent jobs citing 5G 46 21 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 1.85% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
10th Percentile - £54,100 £38,350
25th Percentile - £59,313 £42,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +42.11% -24.00%
75th Percentile - £73,438 £56,500
90th Percentile - £76,250 £62,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £70,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -25.53% +28.18%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West

5G falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in the South West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,164 1,135 1,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.99% 17.90% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 850 568 791
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,625 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.28% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £63,000 £64,040
90th Percentile £75,375 £78,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.47% -4.29% +5.00%

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for 5G in the South West

5G
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 5G in the South West.

Salary trend for 5G in the South West

5G
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 5G within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Devon +26 39 - -
Somerset - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol +3 2 - -
5G
England

5G
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) SD-WAN
1 39 (84.78%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.35%) 4G
4 1 (2.17%) 2G
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git
1 4 (8.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (78.26%) Social Skills
2 23 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (50.00%) Electronics
2 23 (50.00%) Presentation Skills
3 11 (23.91%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) GNSS Engineer
1 16 (34.78%) RF Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Lead
2 11 (23.91%) Project Leader
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Leader
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Project Leader
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) FPGA Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Project Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Engineering Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Network Engineering Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Electronics Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Product Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Product Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) GNSS
2 15 (32.61%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (23.91%) FPGA
4 8 (17.39%) MicroBlaze
4 8 (17.39%) Robotics
4 8 (17.39%) VHDL
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (84.78%) B2B
2 39 (84.78%) Test Assurance
2 39 (84.78%) Test Automation
3 28 (60.87%) Project Delivery
4 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
4 19 (41.30%) Creative Thinking
4 19 (41.30%) Defect Tracking
4 19 (41.30%) Mentoring
4 19 (41.30%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (36.96%) Project Management
6 16 (34.78%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (34.78%) Requirements Gathering
7 11 (23.91%) Conflict Resolution
7 11 (23.91%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (23.91%) FPGA Design
7 11 (23.91%) Innovative Thinking
7 11 (23.91%) Product Management
7 11 (23.91%) Signal Processing
7 11 (23.91%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) C++
2 15 (32.61%) MATLAB
3 8 (17.39%) C
3 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 8 (17.39%) Tcl
3 8 (17.39%) VB
4 4 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) PMO
2 3 (6.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Embedded Firmware
1 8 (17.39%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Altera
1 8 (17.39%) Green Hills
1 8 (17.39%) Motorola
1 8 (17.39%) Xilinx