The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G 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
2G
Rank 122 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing 2G 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
2G
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
444 476 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.59% 22.73% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 345 367 435
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

2G
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridgeshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

2G
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
2G
East of England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 25 (100.00%) 3G
2 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (76.00%) 4G
4 14 (56.00%) Wireless
5 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (48.00%) Linux
6 12 (48.00%) LTE
7 11 (44.00%) C
8 10 (40.00%) Python
9 9 (36.00%) Project Management
10 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
10 8 (32.00%) C++
10 8 (32.00%) Perl
10 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (28.00%) MySQL
11 7 (28.00%) GSM
11 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
12 6 (24.00%) Java
12 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++
12 6 (24.00%) Middleware
12 6 (24.00%) High Availability
13 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
13 5 (20.00%) UMTS
13 5 (20.00%) VMware
14 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
14 4 (16.00%) HTML
15 3 (12.00%) RANAP
15 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (76.00%) 4G
3 14 (56.00%) Wireless
4 12 (48.00%) LTE
5 7 (28.00%) GSM
6 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 5 (20.00%) UMTS
7 3 (12.00%) RANAP
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
9 1 (4.00%) ATM
9 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
9 1 (4.00%) GPRS
9 1 (4.00%) WCDMA
9 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.00%) GGSN
9 1 (4.00%) SGSN
9 1 (4.00%) RTP
9 1 (4.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) CppUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) RF Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) CGI
4 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (32.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Coverity
3 1 (4.00%) Tektronix
3 1 (4.00%) EMC