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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 93 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing 3G 25 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.41% 0.81% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 3.17% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +10.58%
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
408 379 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.97% 25.54% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,492 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 21 October 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (72.50%) Telecoms
2 25 (62.50%) 2G
3 24 (60.00%) LTE
4 21 (52.50%) 4G
5 18 (45.00%) C
5 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 18 (45.00%) Python
6 16 (40.00%) C++
6 16 (40.00%) Perl
6 16 (40.00%) Wireless
7 15 (37.50%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) GSM
8 14 (35.00%) Project Management
9 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
11 9 (22.50%) MySQL
11 9 (22.50%) Middleware
11 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 8 (20.00%) High Availability
12 8 (20.00%) MKS
12 8 (20.00%) Device Driver
13 7 (17.50%) Bugzilla
13 7 (17.50%) SQL
13 7 (17.50%) UMTS
13 7 (17.50%) Subversion
13 7 (17.50%) Maven
14 6 (15.00%) Ruby
14 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) 2G
2 24 (60.00%) LTE
3 21 (52.50%) 4G
4 16 (40.00%) Wireless
5 15 (37.50%) GSM
6 7 (17.50%) UMTS
7 6 (15.00%) Bluetooth
8 5 (12.50%) 3GPP
9 4 (10.00%) SNMP
10 3 (7.50%) RNC
11 2 (5.00%) ZigBee
11 2 (5.00%) RANAP
11 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
11 2 (5.00%) DHCP
11 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
12 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (2.50%) RTP
12 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
12 1 (2.50%) ATM
12 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) Bugzilla
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
2 7 (17.50%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) Hudson
3 6 (15.00%) CMake
3 6 (15.00%) Ant
4 5 (12.50%) Valgrind
4 5 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 4 (10.00%) CppUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Redmine
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) TestLink
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 29 (72.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Release Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) C Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Middleware
2 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) CGI
4 1 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 2 (5.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Debian
2 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Validation
5 4 (10.00%) B2B
5 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
7 2 (5.00%) Bug Management
7 2 (5.00%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Coaching
8 1 (2.50%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) UML
8 1 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) Perl
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby
6 6 (15.00%) PHP
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) MKS
2 6 (15.00%) Perforce
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Coverity
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Tektronix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 6 days ago