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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 103 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing 3G 15 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 6.43% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 24
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
388 342 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.58% 20.73% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 314 281 290
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
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 30 July 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) LTE
4 8 (50.00%) C
4 8 (50.00%) Bugzilla
4 8 (50.00%) MKS
5 7 (43.75%) 2G
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) Maven
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Perforce
7 5 (31.25%) PHP
7 5 (31.25%) Ant
7 5 (31.25%) Hudson
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (31.25%) CMake
8 4 (25.00%) 4G
8 4 (25.00%) GSM
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) Validation
9 3 (18.75%) CruiseControl
9 3 (18.75%) Handset
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) Middleware

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LTE
2 7 (43.75%) 2G
3 4 (25.00%) 4G
3 4 (25.00%) GSM
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) 3GPP
5 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (12.50%) UMTS
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (12.50%) RTP
5 2 (12.50%) RNC
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) PABX
6 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 6 (37.50%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) Ant
4 5 (31.25%) Hudson
4 5 (31.25%) CMake
5 3 (18.75%) CruiseControl
5 3 (18.75%) Valgrind
6 2 (12.50%) CppUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Redmine
7 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Release Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Professional Services Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Handset
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) CCTV
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Bug Management
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) C
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) MKS
2 5 (31.25%) Perforce
3 2 (12.50%) Coverity
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) VMware