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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 47 48 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +33
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 73 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.15% 4.46% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.11% 19.12% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 39
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (48.05%) Linux
1 74 (48.05%) Python
2 68 (44.16%) C
3 59 (38.31%) Software Engineering
4 53 (34.42%) Degree
5 43 (27.92%) C++
6 41 (26.62%) Telecoms
7 38 (24.68%) HTML
8 37 (24.03%) JavaScript
9 36 (23.38%) Java
10 35 (22.73%) Computer Science
11 27 (17.53%) Ethernet
11 27 (17.53%) 3G
12 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
12 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
13 24 (15.58%) Marketing
13 24 (15.58%) PHP
14 23 (14.94%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (14.94%) Internet of Things
15 22 (14.29%) Electronics
15 22 (14.29%) Internet
16 21 (13.64%) Embedded C
16 21 (13.64%) Finance
17 20 (12.99%) CSS
17 20 (12.99%) Perl
18 18 (11.69%) Network Management
19 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
19 16 (10.39%) User Experience
20 15 (9.74%) Multimedia

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.94%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.53%) Ethernet
1 27 (17.53%) 3G
2 22 (14.29%) Internet
3 14 (9.09%) 2G
3 14 (9.09%) 4G
4 13 (8.44%) Bluetooth
5 12 (7.79%) ZigBee
6 11 (7.14%) SNMP
7 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.49%) HTTP
7 10 (6.49%) LTE
7 10 (6.49%) VLAN
8 9 (5.84%) GSM
9 4 (2.60%) LAN
9 4 (2.60%) 3GPP
9 4 (2.60%) DHCP
9 4 (2.60%) DNS
9 4 (2.60%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.60%) Junos
9 4 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (1.95%) Subversion
3 3 (1.95%) Hudson
3 3 (1.95%) Ant
3 3 (1.95%) CMake
3 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.30%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 41 (26.62%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.58%) Marketing
3 22 (14.29%) Electronics
4 21 (13.64%) Finance
5 15 (9.74%) Multimedia
6 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (42.21%) Software Engineer
2 35 (22.73%) Developer
3 18 (11.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (9.74%) Test Engineer
4 15 (9.74%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Development Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Design Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.84%) Technical Project Manager
8 9 (5.84%) Technical Manager
8 9 (5.84%) Test Development Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Software Development Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.68%) HTML
2 20 (12.99%) CSS
3 10 (6.49%) XML
3 10 (6.49%) XSL
3 10 (6.49%) Ajax
4 6 (3.90%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.90%) GTK+
4 6 (3.90%) CGI
4 6 (3.90%) J2EE
5 4 (2.60%) Swing
5 4 (2.60%) Java EE
5 4 (2.60%) Dojo
6 3 (1.95%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.95%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.94%) Internet of Things
3 16 (10.39%) User Experience
4 13 (8.44%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 10 (6.49%) Algorithms
7 9 (5.84%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.90%) Open Source
9 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.60%) ASIC
9 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.60%) Verilog
9 4 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.95%) VHDL
10 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.30%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 74 (48.05%) Linux
2 13 (8.44%) Android
3 12 (7.79%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (7.14%) Windows
4 11 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.90%) Debian
6 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Software Engineering
2 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
3 18 (11.69%) Network Management
4 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.74%) OO
6 11 (7.14%) OOD
6 11 (7.14%) Project Management
6 11 (7.14%) Scrum
7 10 (6.49%) Web Development
8 9 (5.84%) Software Architecture
9 8 (5.19%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.90%) Product Management
11 6 (3.90%) Analytics
12 5 (3.25%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.60%) Time Management
13 4 (2.60%) Asset Management
13 4 (2.60%) Line Management
14 3 (1.95%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.05%) Python
2 68 (44.16%) C
3 43 (27.92%) C++
4 37 (24.03%) JavaScript
5 36 (23.38%) Java
6 24 (15.58%) PHP
7 21 (13.64%) Embedded C
8 20 (12.99%) Perl
9 11 (7.14%) SQL
10 10 (6.49%) Ruby
11 9 (5.84%) C#
12 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.90%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.60%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (34.42%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.25%) CCNA
4 4 (2.60%) JNCIE
4 4 (2.60%) CCIE
5 3 (1.95%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MCSE
6 2 (1.30%) MCSA
7 1 (0.65%) PhD
7 1 (0.65%) HNC
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.60%) Firmware
3 3 (1.95%) KVM
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (5.19%) EMC
1 8 (5.19%) VMware
2 7 (4.55%) Google
3 5 (3.25%) Cisco
4 4 (2.60%) HP
4 4 (2.60%) Juniper
4 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.60%) Polycom
4 4 (2.60%) Sourcefire
4 4 (2.60%) Synopsys
4 4 (2.60%) Aruba
4 4 (2.60%) F5
4 4 (2.60%) Perforce
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe
5 3 (1.95%) MKS
6 2 (1.30%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.65%) Dell
7 1 (0.65%) NetApp
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
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