The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 51 40 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 67 82 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.17% 5.70% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.98% 24.48% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 40
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £71,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Wireless
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
353 335 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.97% 23.30% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 254 328
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 January 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 65 (44.52%) C
1 65 (44.52%) Python
2 64 (43.84%) Linux
3 60 (41.10%) Software Engineering
4 49 (33.56%) Degree
4 49 (33.56%) C++
5 40 (27.40%) Computer Science
6 38 (26.03%) Java
7 30 (20.55%) Telecoms
7 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
8 28 (19.18%) HTML
9 26 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (17.81%) Internet of Things
10 25 (17.12%) Marketing
10 25 (17.12%) Internet
10 25 (17.12%) 3G
11 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
12 20 (13.70%) Finance
12 20 (13.70%) PHP
12 20 (13.70%) Ethernet
12 20 (13.70%) Android
13 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (13.01%) Perl
13 19 (13.01%) User Experience
14 18 (12.33%) Embedded C
15 17 (11.64%) Electronics
16 16 (10.96%) Network Management
16 16 (10.96%) Apple iOS
17 15 (10.27%) 4G
17 15 (10.27%) Automated Testing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (0.68%) Apache
1 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.37%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) Internet
1 25 (17.12%) 3G
2 20 (13.70%) Ethernet
3 15 (10.27%) 4G
4 14 (9.59%) 2G
5 13 (8.90%) Bluetooth
6 12 (8.22%) ZigBee
7 10 (6.85%) VLAN
7 10 (6.85%) SNMP
8 9 (6.16%) LTE
9 8 (5.48%) GSM
10 7 (4.79%) LAN
11 6 (4.11%) WAN
11 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
11 6 (4.11%) HTTP
11 6 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.42%) VPN
12 5 (3.42%) 3GPP
12 5 (3.42%) Firewall
12 5 (3.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.42%) Maven
2 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.05%) GCC
4 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.37%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.37%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.37%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) CMake
General
1 30 (20.55%) Telecoms
2 25 (17.12%) Marketing
3 20 (13.70%) Finance
4 17 (11.64%) Electronics
5 13 (8.90%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (45.21%) Software Engineer
2 32 (21.92%) Developer
3 21 (14.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (10.27%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Test Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Development Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Manager
8 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.16%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Graduate
9 7 (4.79%) Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Test Development Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.18%) HTML
2 14 (9.59%) CSS
3 10 (6.85%) XML
4 8 (5.48%) XSL
4 8 (5.48%) Ajax
5 6 (4.11%) J2EE
5 6 (4.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.11%) CGI
5 6 (4.11%) GTK+
6 5 (3.42%) Web Services
7 4 (2.74%) Swing
7 4 (2.74%) Java EE
8 2 (1.37%) JSON
8 2 (1.37%) Dojo
8 2 (1.37%) Middleware
9 1 (0.68%) .NET
9 1 (0.68%) jQuery
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.40%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.81%) Internet of Things
3 19 (13.01%) User Experience
4 14 (9.59%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (8.90%) Device Driver
6 12 (8.22%) Visualisation
7 11 (7.53%) Algorithms
8 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.42%) ASIC
9 5 (3.42%) Verilog
10 4 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (2.74%) PMI
10 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (2.05%) VHDL
11 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.37%) Open Source
13 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.84%) Linux
2 20 (13.70%) Android
3 16 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.59%) Windows
5 13 (8.90%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Debian
7 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.10%) Software Engineering
2 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.96%) Network Management
4 15 (10.27%) Automated Testing
4 15 (10.27%) OO
5 12 (8.22%) OOD
5 12 (8.22%) Scrum
6 10 (6.85%) Web Development
7 9 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.16%) Analytics
7 9 (6.16%) Software Architecture
8 8 (5.48%) Test Scripting
9 7 (4.79%) Project Management
10 6 (4.11%) Time Management
11 5 (3.42%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.42%) Android Development
12 4 (2.74%) iOS Development
12 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.52%) C
1 65 (44.52%) Python
2 49 (33.56%) C++
3 38 (26.03%) Java
4 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.70%) PHP
6 19 (13.01%) Perl
7 18 (12.33%) Embedded C
8 11 (7.53%) SQL
9 10 (6.85%) C#
9 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
10 9 (6.16%) Embedded C++
11 8 (5.48%) Ruby
12 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.74%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (33.56%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.42%) CCNP
3 5 (3.42%) CCNA
4 4 (2.74%) CCIE
4 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.74%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.37%) MCSE
5 2 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) HNC
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) SSCP
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) JTAG
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Firmware
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (6.16%) VMware
2 7 (4.79%) EMC
2 7 (4.79%) Google
3 5 (3.42%) Cisco
3 5 (3.42%) Synopsys
4 4 (2.74%) Aruba
4 4 (2.74%) F5
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.74%) HP
4 4 (2.74%) Juniper
4 4 (2.74%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.74%) Polycom
4 4 (2.74%) Riverbed
4 4 (2.74%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.05%) Perforce
6 2 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
7 1 (0.68%) NetApp
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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