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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 128 114 146
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs citing 2G 15 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 1.01% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 4.45% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £40,700 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-29.14% -2.77%
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
539 517 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.78% 22.67% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 428 428 411
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

2G Salary Histogram 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 August 2014. 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 -13 14 £44,750 -0.55%
2G
East of England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) 3G
2 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (68.75%) LTE
4 9 (56.25%) 4G
4 9 (56.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) GSM
6 7 (43.75%) MySQL
6 7 (43.75%) C
6 7 (43.75%) Middleware
6 7 (43.75%) Embedded C
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) 3GPP
7 6 (37.50%) UMTS
7 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
7 6 (37.50%) High Availability
7 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (31.25%) Valgrind
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) CppUnit
9 4 (25.00%) Coverity
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Validation
9 4 (25.00%) SNMP
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) Project Management
10 3 (18.75%) DHCP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (68.75%) LTE
3 9 (56.25%) 4G
4 7 (43.75%) GSM
5 6 (37.50%) 3GPP
5 6 (37.50%) UMTS
6 4 (25.00%) SNMP
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) RNC
8 2 (12.50%) RANAP
8 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (12.50%) RTP
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) ATM
9 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
9 1 (6.25%) Wireless
9 1 (6.25%) GGSN
9 1 (6.25%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Valgrind
2 4 (25.00%) CppUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
4 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C Developer
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (18.75%) Handset
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C
3 7 (43.75%) C
4 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
1 4 (25.00%) Coverity
2 3 (18.75%) MKS
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Tektronix