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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank - 231 221
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.086% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.091% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 West

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

RF Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Simulink
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 24 days ago