The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 113 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 4.96% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 343 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.42% 20.69% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 307 282 286
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
Cambridgeshire

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

2G
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region.

2G Salary Trend in Cambridge

2G
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) C++
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) LTE
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Valgrind
5 3 (42.86%) 4G
5 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 3 (42.86%) Validation
5 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
5 3 (42.86%) Handset
5 3 (42.86%) Middleware
5 3 (42.86%) MKS
6 2 (28.57%) GSM
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) RTP
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
6 2 (28.57%) C
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) SNMP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 2 (28.57%) UMTS

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) UMTS
4 2 (28.57%) RTP
4 2 (28.57%) RNC
4 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (28.57%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) Valgrind
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) MKS
2 2 (28.57%) Coverity
3 1 (14.29%) VMware