The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 117 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £23,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
380 339 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.36% 20.52% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 305 277 287
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wi-Fi
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 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 39 (84.78%) Bluetooth
2 33 (71.74%) Wireless
3 32 (69.57%) Python
4 25 (54.35%) Degree
5 22 (47.83%) Electronics
6 21 (45.65%) Firmware
7 18 (39.13%) Perl
8 15 (32.61%) Mathematics
9 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
10 12 (26.09%) C
11 11 (23.91%) Tcl
11 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
12 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
13 9 (19.57%) UWB
13 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
13 9 (19.57%) Assembly Language
14 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
15 6 (13.04%) BT
15 6 (13.04%) Validation
15 6 (13.04%) 802.11
15 6 (13.04%) C++
16 5 (10.87%) MATLAB
16 5 (10.87%) Marketing
17 4 (8.70%) LAN
17 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
17 4 (8.70%) CAD
17 4 (8.70%) Perforce
18 3 (6.52%) Scrum
18 3 (6.52%) TETRA
18 3 (6.52%) Cryptography

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.35%) Simulink
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) Bluetooth
2 33 (71.74%) Wireless
3 9 (19.57%) UWB
4 6 (13.04%) 802.11
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) WLAN
6 3 (6.52%) DECT
6 3 (6.52%) GSM
6 3 (6.52%) NFC
6 3 (6.52%) LTE
6 3 (6.52%) TETRA
7 1 (2.17%) UPnP
7 1 (2.17%) DLNA
7 1 (2.17%) Multicast
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) DOCSIS
7 1 (2.17%) DVB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (47.83%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Test Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) RF Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior RF Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Firmware
2 15 (32.61%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.52%) ASIC
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Handset
4 2 (4.35%) STB
4 2 (4.35%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) IPTV
5 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
2 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Validation
7 4 (8.70%) CAD
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) IC Design
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) Python
2 18 (39.13%) Perl
3 12 (26.09%) C
4 11 (23.91%) Tcl
5 9 (19.57%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.04%) C++
7 5 (10.87%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.52%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) BT
2 4 (8.70%) Perforce
3 3 (6.52%) EMC
3 3 (6.52%) Genesys
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Intel
4 1 (2.17%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance, shares
Posted: 3 days ago