Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 333 327
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -30
Permanent jobs citing 4G 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.055% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
England median annual salary £46,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.52% +16.67%

4G 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 1831 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.75% 15.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1435 1510
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the West Midlands

4G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for 4G in the West Midlands

4G
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for 4G in the West Midlands

4G
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 4G within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 - 11 £46,000 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing 4G 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 4G.

1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Coaching
4 6 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Handset
5 1 (9.09%) TETRA
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

4G
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 10 (90.91%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
2 1 (9.09%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (36.36%) UAT Manager
3 4 (36.36%) UAT Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (18.18%) OAT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Coaching
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
1 6 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA