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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 233 223
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.097% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.67% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Median salary £26,500 £45,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.11% +95.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +28.94%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 802 895 871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.55% 14.54% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 630 711 778
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing 3G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 1 £26,500 -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems

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 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) RS-232
1 1 (50.00%) RS-485
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Assembla
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Samsung