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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 108 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing 4G 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.80% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
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
279 376 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.35% 21.15% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 244 289 234
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce