The table below looks at the statistics for the Microwave Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microwave Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microwave Engineer
Rank 903 873 892
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Microwave Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Microwave Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microwave Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microwave Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microwave Engineer within the UK.

Microwave Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Microwave Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microwave Engineer over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Microwave Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Microwave Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microwave Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
England -24 4 £70,000 -
London - 3 £70,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

Microwave Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Microwave 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 Microwave Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency

Microwave Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Microwave 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 Microwave Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree