The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 874 870 841
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 10 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
RF Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in England

RF Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RF Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in England

RF Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South East +18 7 £45,000 +50.00% 3
East of England -12 1 £50,000 -16.66%
London - 1 £80,000 - 1
RF Engineer
UK

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (52.94%) Wireless
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) HNC
3 5 (29.41%) LTE
4 4 (23.53%) C
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) 3G
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
6 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
6 2 (11.76%) OFDM
6 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Cadence
6 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (11.76%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
7 1 (5.88%) CDMA
7 1 (5.88%) GSM
7 1 (5.88%) PhD
7 1 (5.88%) UMTS
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) 802.11
7 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.88%) 2G

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) LTE
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) OFDM
4 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
4 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.88%) UMTS
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) CDMA
5 1 (5.88%) GSM
5 1 (5.88%) 2G
5 1 (5.88%) WiMAX
5 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.88%) MIMO
5 1 (5.88%) 802.11
5 1 (5.88%) VSAT
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cadence
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago