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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 109 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.85%
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
353 335 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.97% 23.30% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 254 328
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 19 (86.36%) 2G
3 15 (68.18%) Wireless
4 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 13 (59.09%) C
4 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) LTE
6 11 (50.00%) Python
7 10 (45.45%) C++
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) Project Management
9 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
9 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
10 7 (31.82%) MySQL
10 7 (31.82%) Device Driver
11 6 (27.27%) Java
11 6 (27.27%) GSM
11 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
11 6 (27.27%) Middleware
11 6 (27.27%) High Availability
12 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (22.73%) UMTS
12 5 (22.73%) VMware
13 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
14 3 (13.64%) Perforce
14 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (9.09%) Mentoring

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (86.36%) 2G
3 15 (68.18%) Wireless
4 12 (54.55%) LTE
5 6 (27.27%) GSM
6 5 (22.73%) UMTS
7 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
8 2 (9.09%) SNMP
9 1 (4.55%) SSL
9 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
9 1 (4.55%) RNC
9 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
9 1 (4.55%) GPRS
9 1 (4.55%) RTP
9 1 (4.55%) SS7
9 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) CppUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Valgrind
1 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) CMake
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) CGI
3 1 (4.55%) STL
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Device Driver
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) High Availability
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
5 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
6 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
6 6 (27.27%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Groovy
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Perforce
3 2 (9.09%) Coverity
4 1 (4.55%) MKS