The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 442 417 431
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.069% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Average salary £70,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -17.94%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20342 21801 21273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.74% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 17296 17743
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

RF Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Kent - 1 £70,000 -
RF Engineer
England

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) UMTS
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) Cadence
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) OFDM
3 1 (14.29%) LTE

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) UMTS
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) 2G
1 1 (14.29%) OFDM
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Genesys
1 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Websense
1 1 (14.29%) Cadence
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
1 1 (14.29%) Huawei
1 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
1 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (14.29%) Aruba
1 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Meraki
1 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
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