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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 91 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing 3G 27 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 2.41% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 11
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
391 373 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.85% 25.02% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 271 291 389
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 31 October 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 26 (61.90%) 2G
3 25 (59.52%) LTE
4 22 (52.38%) 4G
5 19 (45.24%) C
6 18 (42.86%) Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Python
6 18 (42.86%) Wireless
7 17 (40.48%) C++
8 16 (38.10%) Perl
9 15 (35.71%) Java
9 15 (35.71%) GSM
9 15 (35.71%) Project Management
10 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
12 9 (21.43%) MySQL
12 9 (21.43%) Middleware
12 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 8 (19.05%) MKS
13 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
13 8 (19.05%) High Availability
14 7 (16.67%) Subversion
14 7 (16.67%) Maven
14 7 (16.67%) Bugzilla
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) UMTS
15 6 (14.29%) 3GPP
15 6 (14.29%) PHP
15 6 (14.29%) Ant

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) 2G
2 25 (59.52%) LTE
3 22 (52.38%) 4G
4 18 (42.86%) Wireless
5 15 (35.71%) GSM
6 7 (16.67%) UMTS
7 6 (14.29%) 3GPP
7 6 (14.29%) Bluetooth
8 4 (9.52%) SNMP
9 3 (7.14%) RNC
10 2 (4.76%) RANAP
10 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.76%) ZigBee
10 2 (4.76%) DHCP
10 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.38%) VoIP
11 1 (2.38%) WCDMA
11 1 (2.38%) ATM
11 1 (2.38%) PABX
11 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 7 (16.67%) Subversion
2 7 (16.67%) Maven
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) Hudson
3 6 (14.29%) CMake
4 5 (11.90%) Valgrind
4 5 (11.90%) CruiseControl
5 4 (9.52%) CppUnit
6 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.76%) Redmine
7 1 (2.38%) TestLink
7 1 (2.38%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior
6 3 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) C Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) CGI
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) Handset
4 2 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) CCTV
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Debian
2 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.52%) B2B
5 4 (9.52%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Web Development
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Bug Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) C
2 18 (42.86%) Python
3 17 (40.48%) C++
4 16 (38.10%) Perl
5 15 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
6 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) PHP
8 6 (14.29%) Ruby
9 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++
10 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
11 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.76%) Groovy
12 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) MKS
2 6 (14.29%) Perforce
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Coverity
3 4 (9.52%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Tektronix
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