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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 97 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing 3G 14 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 1.19% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
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
360 336 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.29% 23.38% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 266 257 321
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
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 29 January 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (62.50%) Wireless
2 24 (60.00%) 2G
3 22 (55.00%) 4G
4 21 (52.50%) LTE
4 21 (52.50%) Telecoms
5 19 (47.50%) GSM
6 15 (37.50%) C
6 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 14 (35.00%) Project Management
8 13 (32.50%) Python
9 11 (27.50%) C++
10 10 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (22.50%) Perl
11 9 (22.50%) Embedded C
12 8 (20.00%) EMC
12 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 7 (17.50%) 3GPP
13 7 (17.50%) ISO 9001
13 7 (17.50%) MySQL
13 7 (17.50%) Device Driver
13 7 (17.50%) Electronics
14 6 (15.00%) Middleware
14 6 (15.00%) Java
14 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.00%) Bluetooth
14 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
14 6 (15.00%) High Availability
15 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (12.50%) VMware

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Wireless
2 24 (60.00%) 2G
3 22 (55.00%) 4G
4 21 (52.50%) LTE
5 19 (47.50%) GSM
6 7 (17.50%) 3GPP
7 6 (15.00%) Bluetooth
8 5 (12.50%) UMTS
9 2 (5.00%) SNMP
9 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
9 2 (5.00%) RANAP
10 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.50%) RNC
10 1 (2.50%) SSL
10 1 (2.50%) GPRS
10 1 (2.50%) WCDMA
10 1 (2.50%) ATM
10 1 (2.50%) RTP
10 1 (2.50%) SS7
10 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) CppUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) CMake
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 21 (52.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) CGI
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (17.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) B2B
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.50%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C
2 13 (32.50%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded C
5 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) EMC
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) Coverity
5 1 (2.50%) Tektronix
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) MKS