The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had RF Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 874 929 968
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 12 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £95,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

RF Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured RF Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

RF Engineer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 12 £45,000 +2.85% 1
East of England - 5 £52,500 -
South East +62 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £52,500 -
Guildford - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
South West +7 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hereford - 1 £43,000 -
Watford - 1 £43,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £43,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £43,000 -
Leeds - 1 £41,500 -
Swindon - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -

RF Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, RF Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring RF Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) Electronics
2 8 (30.77%) EMC
3 7 (26.92%) Validation
4 5 (19.23%) LabVIEW
4 5 (19.23%) LTE
4 5 (19.23%) GSM
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (15.38%) WCDMA
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) 3G
5 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) IPTV
5 4 (15.38%) STB
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (11.54%) 2G
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (7.69%) UMTS
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
7 2 (7.69%) Ericsson

RF Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) GSM
1 5 (19.23%) LTE
2 4 (15.38%) 3G
2 4 (15.38%) WCDMA
3 3 (11.54%) 2G
3 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
4 2 (7.69%) DWDM
4 2 (7.69%) UMTS
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) 4G
5 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.85%) Broadband
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VSAT
5 1 (3.85%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) IPTV
1 4 (15.38%) STB
2 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Validation
2 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.85%) CAD
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia
2 2 (7.69%) Telelogic
3 1 (3.85%) Actix
3 1 (3.85%) Anite
3 1 (3.85%) Huawei
3 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.85%) Motorola
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