The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 437 430 429
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 12 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.028% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £42,000 £62,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.80% +85.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £51,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £65,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22743 21332 23386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.94% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18159 17682 20244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
RF Engineer
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RF Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey +2 1 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Hampshire -14 1 £39,000 -17.89% 1
RF Engineer
England

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) Wireless
2 8 (32.00%) UMTS
3 5 (20.00%) LTE
4 4 (16.00%) 3G
4 4 (16.00%) TETRA
4 4 (16.00%) GSM
4 4 (16.00%) WiMAX
5 3 (12.00%) Huawei
5 3 (12.00%) 4G
5 3 (12.00%) TDMA
6 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) Electronics
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agilent
6 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.00%) Russian Language
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (4.00%) VHDL
7 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) IC Design
7 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.00%) 2G
7 1 (4.00%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) UMTS
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless
2 5 (20.00%) LTE
3 4 (16.00%) TETRA
3 4 (16.00%) WiMAX
3 4 (16.00%) 3G
3 4 (16.00%) GSM
4 3 (12.00%) TDMA
4 3 (12.00%) 4G
5 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.00%) 2G
5 1 (4.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (4.00%) VHDL
1 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.00%) IC Design
2 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (4.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Huawei
2 2 (8.00%) Agilent
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
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