The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 115 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 2.14% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £22,500 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
Wi-Fi
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
422 373 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 23.41% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 308 305
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 36 (85.71%) Bluetooth
2 30 (71.43%) Python
2 30 (71.43%) Wireless
3 24 (57.14%) Degree
4 21 (50.00%) Electronics
4 21 (50.00%) Firmware
5 18 (42.86%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
7 12 (28.57%) C
7 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 9 (21.43%) UWB
8 9 (21.43%) Software Architecture
8 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 9 (21.43%) Assembly Language
8 9 (21.43%) Tcl
9 6 (14.29%) Validation
9 6 (14.29%) BT
9 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) 802.11
9 6 (14.29%) C++
10 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
11 4 (9.52%) CAD
11 4 (9.52%) LAN
12 3 (7.14%) WLAN
12 3 (7.14%) DECT
12 3 (7.14%) GSM
12 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
12 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
12 3 (7.14%) Java

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Simulink
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) Bluetooth
2 30 (71.43%) Wireless
3 9 (21.43%) UWB
4 6 (14.29%) 802.11
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) WLAN
6 3 (7.14%) DECT
6 3 (7.14%) GSM
6 3 (7.14%) TETRA
6 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.14%) NFC
6 3 (7.14%) LTE
7 1 (2.38%) DLNA
7 1 (2.38%) Multicast
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) UPnP
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior RF Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Firmware
2 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (7.14%) ASIC
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Handset
4 2 (4.76%) DTV
5 1 (2.38%) STB
5 1 (2.38%) IPTV
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 9 (21.43%) Software Architecture
2 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Validation
3 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) CAD
5 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) IC Design
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) OOD
5 3 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Python
2 18 (42.86%) Perl
3 12 (28.57%) C
4 9 (21.43%) Assembly Language
4 9 (21.43%) Tcl
5 6 (14.29%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) BT
2 3 (7.14%) Perforce
2 3 (7.14%) EMC
2 3 (7.14%) Genesys
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Intel
3 1 (2.38%) Broadcom
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