The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 95 99 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Permanent jobs citing 4G 17 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.52% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 2.03% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +30.00%
4G
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
393 394 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.51% 25.39% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 294 318 347
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

4G
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Cambridge region.

4G Salary Trend in Cambridge

4G
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (95.00%) 3G
3 17 (85.00%) 2G
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) Perl
5 12 (60.00%) Python
5 12 (60.00%) LTE
6 11 (55.00%) C
6 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (50.00%) C++
7 10 (50.00%) Wireless
7 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
8 9 (45.00%) Java
9 8 (40.00%) MySQL
9 8 (40.00%) GSM
9 8 (40.00%) UMTS
9 8 (40.00%) Middleware
9 8 (40.00%) Project Management
9 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
9 8 (40.00%) High Availability
10 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (30.00%) VMware
10 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
12 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (20.00%) SNMP
12 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (20.00%) Valgrind
12 4 (20.00%) CppUnit

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) 3G
2 17 (85.00%) 2G
3 12 (60.00%) LTE
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) GSM
5 8 (40.00%) UMTS
6 4 (20.00%) SNMP
7 2 (10.00%) RNC
8 1 (5.00%) SS7
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Valgrind
1 4 (20.00%) CppUnit
2 3 (15.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) CMake
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) C Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) CGI
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Network Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) C
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) Groovy
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Coverity
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
3 2 (10.00%) MKS