Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 339 313
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3G 6 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.026% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
West Midlands median annual salary £35,250 £19,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.53% -17.39% -32.60%
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1570 1826 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.66% 15.95% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1417 1537
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the West Midlands

3G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for 3G in the West Midlands

3G
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3G in the West Midlands

3G
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 5 £35,500 -
Solihull - 1 £26,500 -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for 3G.

1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Samsung
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Handset
4 1 (16.67%) TETRA
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) TETRA
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
1 1 (16.67%) Samsung