Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 36 133
Rank change year-on-year -50 +97 -74
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 130 182 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.78% 7.34% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.10% 36.25% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 100 204 30
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +33.33% -8.99%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -11.11%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 518 502 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.05% 20.25% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 356 412 432
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,344 £44,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% +1.90% -1.11%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 88 (67.69%) Software Engineering
1 88 (67.69%) Degree
2 73 (56.15%) C
3 63 (48.46%) Python
4 53 (40.77%) C++
5 48 (36.92%) Linux
6 36 (27.69%) Electronics
7 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
8 30 (23.08%) Embedded C
9 23 (17.69%) Firmware
9 23 (17.69%) Computer Science
10 22 (16.92%) Mathematics
10 22 (16.92%) Signal Processing
11 21 (16.15%) Perl
12 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (14.62%) Bluetooth
13 19 (14.62%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (12.31%) Multithreading
15 14 (10.77%) Multithreaded Programming
16 13 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
17 12 (9.23%) Internet of Things
17 12 (9.23%) Test Scripting
17 12 (9.23%) Internet
18 11 (8.46%) VC++
18 11 (8.46%) Assembly Language
18 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
18 11 (8.46%) Smart Energy
18 11 (8.46%) Telematics

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (0.77%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) Bluetooth
1 19 (14.62%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (9.23%) Internet
3 8 (6.15%) WLAN
4 7 (5.38%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.62%) Firewall
5 6 (4.62%) VPN
6 5 (3.85%) HTTP
6 5 (3.85%) LAN
6 5 (3.85%) VoIP
6 5 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.77%) GSM
8 1 (0.77%) RFID
8 1 (0.77%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.31%) JIRA
3 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.54%) Buildbot
3 2 (1.54%) CMake
3 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.54%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.77%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 36 (27.69%) Electronics
2 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.62%) Finance
4 5 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (46.92%) Embedded Engineer
2 60 (46.15%) Software Engineer
3 38 (29.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (25.38%) Python Engineer
5 22 (16.92%) C Software Engineer
6 20 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (13.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (13.08%) Test Engineer
8 16 (12.31%) Embedded C Engineer
9 15 (11.54%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 15 (11.54%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 15 (11.54%) Wireless Engineer
10 14 (10.77%) Lead Software Engineer
10 14 (10.77%) Software Team Leader
10 14 (10.77%) Team Leader
11 11 (8.46%) Developer
12 10 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
13 9 (6.92%) Architect
13 9 (6.92%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 9 (6.92%) Hardware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.85%) Ember.js
1 5 (3.85%) HTML
1 5 (3.85%) HTML5
1 5 (3.85%) React
1 5 (3.85%) REST
1 5 (3.85%) WebSockets
2 1 (0.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (9.23%) Internet of Things
4 11 (8.46%) Smart Energy
5 8 (6.15%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.85%) Digital TV
6 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.85%) Verilog
7 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.54%) CUDA
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Linux
2 8 (6.15%) Android
3 7 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.77%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.77%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (67.69%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.92%) Mathematics
2 22 (16.92%) Signal Processing
3 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (12.31%) Multithreading
5 14 (10.77%) Multithreaded Programming
6 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
6 12 (9.23%) Test Scripting
7 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.46%) Telematics
8 9 (6.92%) Project Management
9 8 (6.15%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (5.38%) Device Driver Development
10 7 (5.38%) Scrum
11 6 (4.62%) DevOps
11 6 (4.62%) SDLC
12 5 (3.85%) Android Development
12 5 (3.85%) Front End Development
12 5 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) C
2 63 (48.46%) Python
3 53 (40.77%) C++
4 30 (23.08%) Embedded C
5 21 (16.15%) Perl
6 11 (8.46%) Assembly Language
6 11 (8.46%) VC++
7 7 (5.38%) Embedded C++
8 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.85%) SQL
9 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 88 (67.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.85%) CCIE
3 5 (3.85%) CCNA
3 5 (3.85%) CCNP
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.85%) RHCE
3 5 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.31%) PhD
5 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) JTAG
1 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.69%) Firmware
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 1 (0.77%) iptables
Vendors
1 7 (5.38%) VMware
2 6 (4.62%) Cisco
3 5 (3.85%) Brocade
3 5 (3.85%) F5
3 5 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 5 (3.85%) Juniper
3 5 (3.85%) NetApp
3 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
3 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.77%) EMC
4 1 (0.77%) PTC
4 1 (0.77%) SonicWALL