The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless 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
Rank 42 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 87 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.89% 3.45% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.89% 16.81% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 72
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Wireless
Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 96 (48.48%) Degree
2 81 (40.91%) Electronics
3 79 (39.90%) Python
4 63 (31.82%) C
5 40 (20.20%) Software Engineering
6 37 (18.69%) Linux
6 37 (18.69%) Bluetooth
7 33 (16.67%) C++
7 33 (16.67%) Perl
7 33 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (16.16%) Telecoms
9 26 (13.13%) Test Scripting
10 25 (12.63%) MS Office
11 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
12 22 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 22 (11.11%) Java
12 22 (11.11%) Firmware
12 22 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
13 21 (10.61%) Marketing
14 20 (10.10%) Mathematics
14 20 (10.10%) Configuration Management
15 19 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (9.09%) Project Management
16 18 (9.09%) Tcl
16 18 (9.09%) LAN
17 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
17 17 (8.59%) Ethernet
18 16 (8.08%) Manufacturing
19 14 (7.07%) Validation

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) IIS
1 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (12.63%) MS Office
2 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.02%) MS Project
3 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Simulink
5 1 (0.51%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.69%) Bluetooth
2 33 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (9.09%) LAN
4 17 (8.59%) Ethernet
5 13 (6.57%) WAN
6 11 (5.56%) GPRS
7 10 (5.05%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.55%) GSM
8 9 (4.55%) Firewall
8 9 (4.55%) Internet
8 9 (4.55%) UWB
9 8 (4.04%) LTE
9 8 (4.04%) SSH
10 7 (3.54%) TETRA
10 7 (3.54%) VoIP
11 6 (3.03%) DHCP
11 6 (3.03%) EIGRP
11 6 (3.03%) DNS
11 6 (3.03%) OSPF
12 5 (2.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.02%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.54%) Subversion
3 4 (2.02%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.01%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.01%) Ant
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
4 2 (1.01%) Hudson
4 2 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.01%) CMake
4 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (40.91%) Electronics
2 32 (16.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.61%) Marketing
4 16 (8.08%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.06%) Multimedia
6 7 (3.54%) Finance
7 3 (1.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (23.23%) Software Engineer
2 42 (21.21%) Test Engineer
3 17 (8.59%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (8.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (7.58%) Author
4 15 (7.58%) Technical Author
5 12 (6.06%) Developer
5 12 (6.06%) RF Engineer
6 10 (5.05%) Test Development Engineer
6 10 (5.05%) Development Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.54%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Senior RF Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) HTML
2 7 (3.54%) CSS
3 3 (1.52%) Ajax
3 3 (1.52%) XML
4 2 (1.01%) XSL
4 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.01%) Dojo
4 2 (1.01%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.01%) Middleware
5 1 (0.51%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (0.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.51%) jQuery
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) XSLT
5 1 (0.51%) WSDL
5 1 (0.51%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.11%) Firmware
2 22 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (10.10%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.04%) Open Source
6 7 (3.54%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.03%) Physics
7 6 (3.03%) VHDL
7 6 (3.03%) Verilog
7 6 (3.03%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.53%) Handset
9 4 (2.02%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.52%) ASIC
11 2 (1.01%) PMI
11 2 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.69%) Linux
2 8 (4.04%) Windows
3 7 (3.54%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (3.54%) Android
4 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.01%) UNIX
5 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) Software Engineering
2 26 (13.13%) Test Scripting
3 22 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 20 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 19 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.09%) Project Management
7 14 (7.07%) Validation
7 14 (7.07%) Software Architecture
8 13 (6.57%) Test Automation
9 11 (5.56%) Automation Testing
10 9 (4.55%) Change Management
11 8 (4.04%) UML
11 8 (4.04%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.04%) Use Case
12 7 (3.54%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.03%) Scrum
14 5 (2.53%) OO
14 5 (2.53%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.53%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.90%) Python
2 63 (31.82%) C
3 33 (16.67%) C++
3 33 (16.67%) Perl
4 22 (11.11%) Java
5 18 (9.09%) Tcl
6 10 (5.05%) Embedded C
6 10 (5.05%) TTCN
6 10 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.04%) Ruby
7 8 (4.04%) Assembly Language
8 7 (3.54%) PHP
9 5 (2.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.01%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.01%) C#
11 1 (0.51%) SQL
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 96 (48.48%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.03%) CCNP
4 5 (2.53%) ISEB
5 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.52%) CCNA
7 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) SSCP
8 1 (0.51%) CISM
8 1 (0.51%) GIAC
8 1 (0.51%) CEH
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) CISSP
8 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) KVM
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Nagios
1 4 (2.02%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.01%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.03%) Perforce
2 6 (3.03%) Cisco
3 4 (2.02%) Trapeze
3 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.52%) BT
4 3 (1.52%) Synopsys
5 2 (1.01%) Aruba
5 2 (1.01%) MKS
5 2 (1.01%) VMware
5 2 (1.01%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.01%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.01%) Polycom
5 2 (1.01%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle
5 2 (1.01%) HP
5 2 (1.01%) EMC
5 2 (1.01%) Citrix
5 2 (1.01%) Juniper
5 2 (1.01%) Motorola
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