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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 45 41 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 76 81 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.35% 5.22% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.34% 20.56% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 51
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
393 394 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.51% 25.39% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 294 318 347
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £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 1 October 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (43.02%) Python
2 61 (35.47%) Degree
3 60 (34.88%) Linux
4 53 (30.81%) C
5 47 (27.33%) Electronics
5 47 (27.33%) Telecoms
6 42 (24.42%) Software Engineering
7 36 (20.93%) Java
8 31 (18.02%) HTML
8 31 (18.02%) Computer Science
9 27 (15.70%) Automated Testing
9 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
10 26 (15.12%) C++
11 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
13 23 (13.37%) Marketing
14 21 (12.21%) PHP
14 21 (12.21%) MS Office
15 19 (11.05%) Internet
15 19 (11.05%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (11.05%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (11.05%) Internet of Things
16 18 (10.47%) CSS
17 17 (9.88%) Project Management
18 16 (9.30%) Finance
18 16 (9.30%) Perl
19 15 (8.72%) Multimedia
20 14 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
20 14 (8.14%) Network Management
20 14 (8.14%) 3G

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (0.58%) Apache
1 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (12.21%) MS Office
2 14 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.74%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.05%) Internet
2 14 (8.14%) 3G
2 14 (8.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.81%) 4G
4 10 (5.81%) HTTP
5 8 (4.65%) SSH
5 8 (4.65%) 2G
6 7 (4.07%) SNMP
6 7 (4.07%) LTE
7 6 (3.49%) GPRS
8 5 (2.91%) TETRA
8 5 (2.91%) Bluetooth
8 5 (2.91%) WAN
8 5 (2.91%) LAN
9 4 (2.33%) Broadband
9 4 (2.33%) GSM
10 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.74%) Network Security
10 3 (1.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.07%) Maven
2 7 (4.07%) Subversion
3 4 (2.33%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.74%) Ant
4 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.74%) Hudson
4 3 (1.74%) CMake
5 2 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.16%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (27.33%) Electronics
1 47 (27.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (13.37%) Marketing
3 16 (9.30%) Finance
4 15 (8.72%) Multimedia
5 14 (8.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (25.58%) Software Engineer
2 27 (15.70%) Developer
3 26 (15.12%) Test Engineer
4 15 (8.72%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.14%) Development Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Author
6 13 (7.56%) Technical Author
7 12 (6.98%) RF Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Test Development Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Design Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Systems Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Technical Manager
10 7 (4.07%) IT Architect
11 6 (3.49%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.02%) HTML
2 18 (10.47%) CSS
3 7 (4.07%) XML
3 7 (4.07%) XSL
3 7 (4.07%) Ajax
4 6 (3.49%) GTK+
4 6 (3.49%) J2EE
4 6 (3.49%) CGI
4 6 (3.49%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.33%) Dojo
5 4 (2.33%) Java EE
5 4 (2.33%) Swing
5 4 (2.33%) Middleware
6 3 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.05%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (11.05%) Internet of Things
3 12 (6.98%) User Experience
4 10 (5.81%) Open Source
5 7 (4.07%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.49%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.74%) ASIC
8 3 (1.74%) VHDL
8 3 (1.74%) Verilog
8 3 (1.74%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
10 1 (0.58%) DTV
10 1 (0.58%) Handset
10 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 60 (34.88%) Linux
2 11 (6.40%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Debian
4 5 (2.91%) Windows
5 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.74%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.42%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.70%) Automated Testing
3 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.88%) Project Management
5 14 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (8.14%) Network Management
6 13 (7.56%) OO
6 13 (7.56%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.23%) Scrum
8 9 (5.23%) OOD
9 8 (4.65%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.07%) Software Architecture
10 7 (4.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.49%) Web Development
11 6 (3.49%) Product Management
12 5 (2.91%) Change Management
12 5 (2.91%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.91%) Manual Testing
12 5 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.02%) Python
2 53 (30.81%) C
3 36 (20.93%) Java
4 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.12%) C++
6 21 (12.21%) PHP
7 16 (9.30%) Perl
8 13 (7.56%) Embedded C
9 12 (6.98%) Ruby
10 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.91%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.91%) SQL
12 4 (2.33%) C#
13 3 (1.74%) Tcl
13 3 (1.74%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.58%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 61 (35.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.33%) CCNP
2 4 (2.33%) ISEB
2 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.16%) CCNA
3 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) HNC
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.58%) MCSA
4 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) KVM
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (1.74%) EMC
1 3 (1.74%) MKS
1 3 (1.74%) VMware
1 3 (1.74%) Perforce
1 3 (1.74%) Adobe
1 3 (1.74%) Synopsys
2 1 (0.58%) NetApp
2 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.58%) Citrix
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.58%) SAP
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