The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RF Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 239 249 268
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 14 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
RF Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RF Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RF Engineer across the East of England region.

RF Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

RF Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RF Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

RF Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £81,250 +80.55% 1
Hertfordshire -3 3 £50,000 +25.00%
RF Engineer
England

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited RF Engineer in their job title 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 with RF Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
2 9 (45.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (30.00%) LabVIEW
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Electronics
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) TETRA
5 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (20.00%) DECT
5 4 (20.00%) GPRS
5 4 (20.00%) GSM
5 4 (20.00%) Genesys
5 4 (20.00%) LTE
5 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 4 (20.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) Simulink
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
7 2 (10.00%) Firmware
8 1 (5.00%) Marketing

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited RF Engineer in their job title 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 with RF Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 4 (20.00%) TETRA
2 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (20.00%) DECT
2 4 (20.00%) GPRS
2 4 (20.00%) GSM
2 4 (20.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Genesys
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
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