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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 95 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3G 22 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 0.87% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +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
385 344 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.78% 23.26% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 284 244 382
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 29 (61.70%) Telecoms
2 28 (59.57%) 2G
3 26 (55.32%) Wireless
4 25 (53.19%) LTE
4 25 (53.19%) 4G
5 21 (44.68%) GSM
6 20 (42.55%) C
6 20 (42.55%) Linux
7 17 (36.17%) Python
8 16 (34.04%) Project Management
8 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
9 15 (31.91%) C++
10 14 (29.79%) Perl
11 11 (23.40%) Java
11 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
12 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
12 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (19.15%) MySQL
13 9 (19.15%) Device Driver
14 8 (17.02%) Bluetooth
14 8 (17.02%) EMC
14 8 (17.02%) Middleware
14 8 (17.02%) High Availability
15 7 (14.89%) 3GPP
15 7 (14.89%) UMTS
15 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
15 7 (14.89%) Electronics
16 6 (12.77%) Embedded C++
16 6 (12.77%) VMware
16 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) 2G
2 26 (55.32%) Wireless
3 25 (53.19%) LTE
3 25 (53.19%) 4G
4 21 (44.68%) GSM
5 8 (17.02%) Bluetooth
6 7 (14.89%) 3GPP
6 7 (14.89%) UMTS
7 4 (8.51%) SNMP
8 2 (4.26%) RNC
8 2 (4.26%) RANAP
8 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
8 2 (4.26%) RTP
8 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (2.13%) DHCP
9 1 (2.13%) SSL
9 1 (2.13%) ATM
9 1 (2.13%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) CppUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 4 (8.51%) CMake
2 4 (8.51%) Hudson
2 4 (8.51%) Valgrind
3 3 (6.38%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (61.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Design Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Release Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Build and Release Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) C Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) CGI
4 1 (2.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (19.15%) Device Driver
3 3 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Project Management
1 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) High Availability
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) B2B
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Software Licensing
6 3 (6.38%) Network Management
7 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.13%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.13%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C
2 17 (36.17%) Python
3 15 (31.91%) C++
4 14 (29.79%) Perl
5 11 (23.40%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
6 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.77%) Embedded C++
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 4 (8.51%) Ruby
9 4 (8.51%) PHP
10 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
11 2 (4.26%) Groovy
12 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) EMC
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) MKS
3 5 (10.64%) Perforce
4 4 (8.51%) Coverity
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Tektronix
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