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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 110 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 8 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 3.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +15.55%
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
421 370 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.03% 23.01% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 323 307 300
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 20 August 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Cambridge

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) 3G
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) LTE
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) 2G
5 5 (55.56%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) GSM
5 5 (55.56%) UMTS
6 4 (44.44%) SNMP
6 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) MySQL
6 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 4 (44.44%) CppUnit
6 4 (44.44%) Coverity
6 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (44.44%) Valgrind
6 4 (44.44%) High Availability
6 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
6 4 (44.44%) C
6 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
8 2 (22.22%) Subversion
8 2 (22.22%) RNC
8 2 (22.22%) Maven

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
3 6 (66.67%) 2G
4 5 (55.56%) GSM
4 5 (55.56%) UMTS
5 4 (44.44%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) RNC
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) ATM
7 1 (11.11%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) CppUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Valgrind
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) CMake
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Release Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) C Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Coverity
2 2 (22.22%) MKS
2 2 (22.22%) Perforce
2 2 (22.22%) VMware