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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 43 43 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 82 80 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.66% 5.24% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.40% 21.45% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 51
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
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
402 373 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.87% 24.44% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 305 313 323
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 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 76 (42.94%) Python
2 64 (36.16%) Degree
3 59 (33.33%) Linux
4 52 (29.38%) C
4 52 (29.38%) Electronics
5 45 (25.42%) Telecoms
6 40 (22.60%) Software Engineering
7 35 (19.77%) Java
8 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
9 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 27 (15.25%) C++
10 27 (15.25%) HTML
11 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
12 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
13 22 (12.43%) MS Office
14 21 (11.86%) Marketing
15 19 (10.73%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (10.17%) PHP
17 17 (9.60%) Internet
17 17 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (9.60%) Internet of Things
18 16 (9.04%) Test Scripting
18 16 (9.04%) Finance
18 16 (9.04%) CSS
19 15 (8.47%) Perl
19 15 (8.47%) Manufacturing
19 15 (8.47%) Project Management
20 14 (7.91%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Office
2 14 (7.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.60%) Internet
2 14 (7.91%) Ethernet
3 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.21%) 3G
5 10 (5.65%) HTTP
6 9 (5.08%) Bluetooth
7 8 (4.52%) SSH
8 7 (3.95%) LTE
8 7 (3.95%) 4G
8 7 (3.95%) GPRS
8 7 (3.95%) SNMP
9 6 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.39%) TETRA
10 5 (2.82%) 2G
10 5 (2.82%) WAN
10 5 (2.82%) GSM
10 5 (2.82%) LAN
11 4 (2.26%) Broadband
12 3 (1.69%) Network Security
12 3 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.65%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.95%) Maven
2 7 (3.95%) Subversion
3 4 (2.26%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.69%) Hudson
4 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.69%) CMake
4 3 (1.69%) Ant
5 2 (1.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 52 (29.38%) Electronics
2 45 (25.42%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.86%) Marketing
4 16 (9.04%) Finance
5 15 (8.47%) Manufacturing
6 14 (7.91%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (24.86%) Software Engineer
2 28 (15.82%) Test Engineer
3 25 (14.12%) Developer
4 15 (8.47%) Author
4 15 (8.47%) Technical Author
5 13 (7.34%) Development Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.78%) RF Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Test Development Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Senior Design Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Systems Architect
10 7 (3.95%) IT Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Architect
11 6 (3.39%) Hardware Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Senior RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.25%) HTML
2 16 (9.04%) CSS
3 6 (3.39%) XML
3 6 (3.39%) XSL
3 6 (3.39%) Ajax
3 6 (3.39%) GTK+
4 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.82%) J2EE
4 5 (2.82%) CGI
5 4 (2.26%) Swing
5 4 (2.26%) Middleware
5 4 (2.26%) Dojo
5 4 (2.26%) Java EE
6 3 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.56%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.56%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (0.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.73%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (9.60%) Internet of Things
4 10 (5.65%) Open Source
4 10 (5.65%) User Experience
5 7 (3.95%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.39%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.26%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.26%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.69%) VHDL
9 3 (1.69%) Verilog
9 3 (1.69%) ASIC
10 2 (1.13%) PMI
10 2 (1.13%) Handset
11 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.56%) Physics
11 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (6.21%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Debian
4 5 (2.82%) Windows
5 4 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.13%) UNIX
6 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.60%) Software Engineering
2 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) Automated Testing
4 17 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (9.04%) Test Scripting
6 15 (8.47%) Project Management
7 13 (7.34%) Network Management
7 13 (7.34%) OO
8 10 (5.65%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.08%) OOD
9 9 (5.08%) Scrum
10 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.95%) Software Architecture
11 7 (3.95%) Change Management
11 7 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.39%) Automation Testing
12 6 (3.39%) Product Management
12 6 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.82%) Manual Testing
13 5 (2.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (42.94%) Python
2 52 (29.38%) C
3 35 (19.77%) Java
4 27 (15.25%) C++
5 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.17%) PHP
7 15 (8.47%) Perl
8 13 (7.34%) Embedded C
9 12 (6.78%) Ruby
10 7 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.39%) Tcl
12 5 (2.82%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.26%) C#
14 3 (1.69%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.69%) SQL
15 2 (1.13%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.56%) TTCN
16 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (36.16%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.26%) CCNP
2 4 (2.26%) ISEB
2 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) CCNA
3 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) HNC
4 1 (0.56%) HND
4 1 (0.56%) MCSE
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) JTAG
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) KVM
2 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (1.69%) Synopsys
1 3 (1.69%) Perforce
1 3 (1.69%) VMware
1 3 (1.69%) MKS
1 3 (1.69%) EMC
1 3 (1.69%) Adobe
2 1 (0.56%) NetApp
2 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.56%) SAP
2 1 (0.56%) Citrix
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
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