The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 641 652 650
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £95,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in London

RF Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RF Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in London

RF Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 6 (85.71%) Multicast
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Proprietary Trading
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Home Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Multicast
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
1 6 (85.71%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 6 (85.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification