The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 98 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing 3G 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.055% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 0.24% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £42,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,450 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -5.55%
3G
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 415 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.39% 23.03% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 284 343 303
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) LTE
3 9 (42.86%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) GSM
3 9 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 8 (38.10%) C
4 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) EMC
5 7 (33.33%) Electronics
5 7 (33.33%) 2G
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) 4G
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
8 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
8 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
8 4 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
9 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.52%) NoSQL

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) LTE
3 9 (42.86%) GSM
3 9 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 7 (33.33%) 2G
5 6 (28.57%) 4G
6 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
6 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) RTP
7 1 (4.76%) SS7
7 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) GPRS
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.76%) TETRA
7 1 (4.76%) RNC
7 1 (4.76%) RANAP
7 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
2 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) TTCN
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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