The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RF Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 115 102 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.057% 0.60% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.62% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -8.16%
RF Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1443 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.01% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1217 1816
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RF Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited RF Engineer in their job title 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 with RF Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
3 4 (26.67%) Product Management
3 4 (26.67%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) GPRS
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (26.67%) LabVIEW
4 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 3 (20.00%) LTE
5 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 2 (13.33%) DECT
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Genesys
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) TETRA
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) 2G
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Simulink
6 1 (6.67%) 3G

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited RF Engineer in their job title 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 with RF Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) GPRS
3 3 (20.00%) GSM
3 3 (20.00%) LTE
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) TETRA
4 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (13.33%) DECT
5 1 (6.67%) 2G
5 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (6.67%) 3G
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Product Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Genesys