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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 109 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing 3G 1 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.84% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 3.81% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
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
254 394 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.95% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 221 312 283
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) 2G
4 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
4 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
4 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) RNC
6 1 (11.11%) RANAP
6 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (11.11%) TTCN
6 1 (11.11%) EMC

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) GSM
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) RNC
5 1 (11.11%) RANAP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) RF Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) TTCN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
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