The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 73 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.27% - 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
RF Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
704 610 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.31% 97.29% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 567 499 425
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

RF Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Broadcom
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 1 (33.33%) Broadcom
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CA