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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 44 39 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 83 86 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.61% 5.40% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.81% 22.93% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 69 53
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
419 375 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 23.53% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 322 310 301
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
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
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 3 September 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 84 (44.68%) Python
2 80 (42.55%) Degree
3 69 (36.70%) Electronics
4 55 (29.26%) Linux
4 55 (29.26%) C
5 39 (20.74%) Telecoms
6 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
7 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
7 31 (16.49%) Java
8 28 (14.89%) Automated Testing
9 27 (14.36%) Perl
9 27 (14.36%) C++
10 25 (13.30%) Bluetooth
11 23 (12.23%) HTML
12 22 (11.70%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
12 22 (11.70%) MS Office
13 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (10.64%) Marketing
14 20 (10.64%) Git (software)
15 18 (9.57%) Test Scripting
15 18 (9.57%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (8.51%) Configuration Management
18 15 (7.98%) Project Management
19 14 (7.45%) Manufacturing
19 14 (7.45%) Internet
19 14 (7.45%) Firmware
19 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
19 14 (7.45%) PHP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (0.53%) Apache
1 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (11.70%) MS Office
2 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) MS Project
4 2 (1.06%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.30%) Bluetooth
2 22 (11.70%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (7.45%) Ethernet
3 14 (7.45%) Internet
4 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.32%) HTTP
6 8 (4.26%) LAN
6 8 (4.26%) SSH
7 7 (3.72%) 3G
7 7 (3.72%) GPRS
8 6 (3.19%) WAN
8 6 (3.19%) SNMP
8 6 (3.19%) UWB
8 6 (3.19%) LTE
8 6 (3.19%) TETRA
9 5 (2.66%) GSM
10 4 (2.13%) Broadband
10 4 (2.13%) WLAN
11 3 (1.60%) VoIP
11 3 (1.60%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.72%) Subversion
3 6 (3.19%) Maven
4 4 (2.13%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.60%) Hudson
5 3 (1.60%) CMake
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Ant
6 2 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 69 (36.70%) Electronics
2 39 (20.74%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.64%) Marketing
4 14 (7.45%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.38%) Finance
5 12 (6.38%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (21.28%) Software Engineer
2 32 (17.02%) Test Engineer
3 23 (12.23%) Developer
4 15 (7.98%) Author
4 15 (7.98%) Technical Author
5 12 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) RF Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.32%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Development Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Test Development Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Systems Architect
9 7 (3.72%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Architect
9 7 (3.72%) Senior Design Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (3.72%) IT Architect
10 6 (3.19%) Hardware Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) Senior RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) HTML
2 14 (7.45%) CSS
3 5 (2.66%) XML
3 5 (2.66%) XSL
3 5 (2.66%) Ajax
4 4 (2.13%) Dojo
4 4 (2.13%) GTK+
5 3 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.60%) Java EE
5 3 (1.60%) Swing
5 3 (1.60%) CGI
5 3 (1.60%) J2EE
5 3 (1.60%) Middleware
5 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.53%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.53%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.53%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (0.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.57%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (7.45%) Internet of Things
3 14 (7.45%) Firmware
4 13 (6.91%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.32%) Open Source
6 7 (3.72%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.19%) VHDL
7 6 (3.19%) Verilog
7 6 (3.19%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.13%) Handset
9 4 (2.13%) ASIC
10 3 (1.60%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.06%) PMI
12 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.53%) Physics
12 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.26%) Linux
2 9 (4.79%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.19%) Android
4 5 (2.66%) Debian
4 5 (2.66%) Windows
5 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.06%) UNIX
6 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
2 28 (14.89%) Automated Testing
3 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (9.57%) Test Scripting
5 17 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.98%) Project Management
8 12 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.85%) Software Architecture
10 10 (5.32%) OO
11 9 (4.79%) Change Management
11 9 (4.79%) Scrum
11 9 (4.79%) Network Management
12 8 (4.26%) Automation Testing
12 8 (4.26%) Validation
12 8 (4.26%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.26%) Integration Testing
13 7 (3.72%) Use Case
13 7 (3.72%) OOD
14 6 (3.19%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (44.68%) Python
2 55 (29.26%) C
3 31 (16.49%) Java
4 27 (14.36%) Perl
4 27 (14.36%) C++
5 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.45%) PHP
7 12 (6.38%) Embedded C
7 12 (6.38%) Ruby
8 10 (5.32%) Tcl
9 7 (3.72%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.66%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.60%) C#
13 2 (1.06%) SQL
13 2 (1.06%) TTCN
14 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 80 (42.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.13%) CCNP
2 4 (2.13%) ISEB
2 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.06%) CCNA
3 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) HNC
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
4 1 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) KVM
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Nagios
1 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (2.66%) Perforce
2 4 (2.13%) Synopsys
3 3 (1.60%) MKS
3 3 (1.60%) EMC
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe
4 2 (1.06%) BT
4 2 (1.06%) VMware
5 1 (0.53%) Trapeze
5 1 (0.53%) SAP
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix
5 1 (0.53%) NetApp
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
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