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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Frequency Engineer
Rank 906 952 959
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 14 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.012% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 28
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £57,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%

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
94684 104270 111362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.19% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79697 86340 89890
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 August 2016 within the UK.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

RF Engineer
Top 20 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 23 August 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 +30 14 £41,250 -8.33% 6
South West - 5 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Devon - 3 £42,500 -
South East +21 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Wiltshire - 2 £39,500 - 1
East of England +20 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -1 1 £44,000 -23.47%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
Burnley - 1 £37,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £39,500 -
Colchester - 1 £55,000 -
Hereford - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -

RF Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 21 (56.76%) Electronics
2 17 (45.95%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (37.84%) Firmware
5 13 (35.14%) MATLAB
5 13 (35.14%) EMC
5 13 (35.14%) Physics
5 13 (35.14%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (32.43%) Mathcad
6 12 (32.43%) Product Management
6 12 (32.43%) Signal Processing
6 12 (32.43%) Power Management
6 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
6 12 (32.43%) QMS
6 12 (32.43%) Quality Management
6 12 (32.43%) ASIC
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.81%) Python
8 4 (10.81%) C
8 4 (10.81%) LabVIEW
8 4 (10.81%) STB
8 4 (10.81%) System Testing
8 4 (10.81%) IPTV
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.11%) LTE
9 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.11%) HND

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 12 (32.43%) Mathcad
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) GSM
1 3 (8.11%) LTE
1 3 (8.11%) UMTS
1 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.41%) 4G
2 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) DVB
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) WCDMA
3 1 (2.70%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (56.76%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (35.14%) Physics
3 12 (32.43%) ASIC
3 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) IPTV
4 4 (10.81%) STB
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (32.43%) Power Management
2 12 (32.43%) Product Management
2 12 (32.43%) QMS
2 12 (32.43%) Quality Management
2 12 (32.43%) Signal Processing
3 5 (13.51%) Validation
4 4 (10.81%) System Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.70%) CAD
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (10.81%) C
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) EMC
2 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
2 2 (5.41%) Nokia
3 1 (2.70%) Actix
3 1 (2.70%) Anite
3 1 (2.70%) Huawei
3 1 (2.70%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Motorola
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £90k DoE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k dep. on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago