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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Frequency Engineer
UK
Rank 838 913 948
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 14 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 5
Median salary £53,750 £58,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £95,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

RF Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

RF Engineer
Top 17 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +79 11 £45,000 -40.00% 8
South East - 4 £43,750 - 3
South West +15 3 - - 3
East of England - 3 £53,750 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £53,750 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £41,500 -
Luton - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 - 3

RF Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (44.00%) LTE
2 10 (40.00%) EMC
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
4 7 (28.00%) 3G
4 7 (28.00%) 4G
5 5 (20.00%) GSM
5 5 (20.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (16.00%) WCDMA
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Network Design
6 4 (16.00%) Huawei
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Business Development
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) Military
7 3 (12.00%) LabVIEW
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) 2G
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
7 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (12.00%) Def Stans

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 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LTE
2 7 (28.00%) 3G
2 7 (28.00%) 4G
3 5 (20.00%) GSM
4 4 (16.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (12.00%) 2G
5 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) DWDM
6 2 (8.00%) UMTS
7 1 (4.00%) 5G
7 1 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) VSAT
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (12.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Military
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Physics
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) IPTV
2 1 (4.00%) STB
2 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Network Design
1 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
1 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 3 (12.00%) Business Development
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) MapBasic
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) Huawei
3 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Nokia
3 2 (8.00%) Telelogic
4 1 (4.00%) Actix
4 1 (4.00%) Anite
4 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.00%) Motorola
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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