The first table below looks at the demand for the RF Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 879 850 876
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 28 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RF Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RF Engineer
Salary Trend

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

RF Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

RF Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RF Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

RF Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -33 28 £50,000 +21.21% 7
East of England +11 18 £60,000 +49.06% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Cambridge +8 14 £62,500 +38.88% 4
South East -2 9 £30,000 -27.27% 2
Hampshire +3 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Basingstoke 0 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £50,000 +40.84%
Stevenage - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Surrey -10 1 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -
Guildford - 1 £35,000 -
Slough - 1 £45,000 -

RF Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 19 (30.65%) Electronics
3 16 (25.81%) Wireless
4 10 (16.13%) Physics
4 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
4 10 (16.13%) CAD
4 10 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 9 (14.52%) LTE
6 8 (12.90%) Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (11.29%) EMC
8 6 (9.68%) C
8 6 (9.68%) TDMA
8 6 (9.68%) LabVIEW
9 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
9 5 (8.06%) 3G
9 5 (8.06%) C++
10 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (6.45%) Broadcom
10 4 (6.45%) Internet of Things
10 4 (6.45%) 4G
10 4 (6.45%) Product Management
10 4 (6.45%) Smart Meter
10 4 (6.45%) Perl
10 4 (6.45%) Genesys
10 4 (6.45%) SAN
10 4 (6.45%) Python
10 4 (6.45%) Bluetooth
10 4 (6.45%) DECT

RF Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (4.84%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Wireless
2 9 (14.52%) LTE
3 8 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (9.68%) TDMA
5 5 (8.06%) 3G
6 4 (6.45%) 4G
6 4 (6.45%) TETRA
6 4 (6.45%) Bluetooth
6 4 (6.45%) DECT
6 4 (6.45%) GPRS
6 4 (6.45%) GSM
6 4 (6.45%) WCDMA
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
6 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.45%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) WiMAX
8 1 (1.61%) NFC
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) LabVIEW
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (30.65%) Electronics
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Physics
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.45%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) CAD
2 4 (6.45%) Project Management
2 4 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (6.45%) Product Management
3 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) Validation
5 1 (1.61%) IC Design
5 1 (1.61%) Requirements Management
5 1 (1.61%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) MATLAB
2 6 (9.68%) C
3 5 (8.06%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) Perl
4 4 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) EMC
2 4 (6.45%) Genesys
2 4 (6.45%) CA
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco
2 4 (6.45%) Broadcom
3 2 (3.23%) Huawei
4 1 (1.61%) Agilent
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