The first table below looks at the demand for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 104 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing 3G 14 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 0.90% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 5.15% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 28
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.11% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 291 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.77% 17.40% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 299 245 295
Average salary £44,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% +9.33%
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
3G
Cambridgeshire

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3G
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

3G Salary Trend in Cambridge

3G
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) LTE
4 8 (57.14%) C
4 8 (57.14%) Bugzilla
4 8 (57.14%) MKS
5 7 (50.00%) Perl
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) 2G
6 6 (42.86%) Subversion
6 6 (42.86%) Maven
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby
7 5 (35.71%) Perforce
7 5 (35.71%) PHP
7 5 (35.71%) Ant
7 5 (35.71%) Hudson
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (35.71%) CMake
8 4 (28.57%) GSM
8 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) CruiseControl
9 3 (21.43%) Handset
9 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) Middleware
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) 3GPP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LTE
2 6 (42.86%) 2G
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) GSM
4 3 (21.43%) 3GPP
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) 4G
5 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) RTP
5 2 (14.29%) UMTS
5 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) RNC
6 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (7.14%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Bugzilla
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
4 5 (35.71%) Ant
4 5 (35.71%) CMake
5 3 (21.43%) Valgrind
5 3 (21.43%) CruiseControl
6 2 (14.29%) Redmine
6 2 (14.29%) CppUnit
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Release Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Professional Services Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Handset
2 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Bug Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) MKS
2 5 (35.71%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Coverity
4 1 (7.14%) VMware