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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 102 50
Rank change year-on-year +71 -52  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 96 13 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.88% 0.88% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.09% 4.50% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 90 12 54
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.53% -1.41%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 266 289 340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.82% 19.53% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 274
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 115 (69.28%) Python
2 107 (64.46%) Degree
3 77 (46.39%) C
4 72 (43.37%) Mathematics
5 70 (42.17%) Electronics
6 61 (36.75%) C++
7 59 (35.54%) Telecoms
8 54 (32.53%) Bluetooth
9 48 (28.92%) Software Engineering
10 43 (25.90%) Wi-Fi
11 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
12 38 (22.89%) Mentoring
12 38 (22.89%) Perl
13 36 (21.69%) Linux
14 34 (20.48%) Firmware
15 31 (18.67%) Windows
15 31 (18.67%) Automated Testing
16 29 (17.47%) Embedded Systems
17 28 (16.87%) Digital Signal Processing
17 28 (16.87%) Signal Processing
17 28 (16.87%) Test Scripting
18 27 (16.27%) Software Architecture
19 24 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (13.25%) Embedded Software Development
21 22 (13.25%) Embedded C
22 21 (12.65%) Cisco
22 21 (12.65%) Assembly Language
22 21 (12.65%) Configuration Management

Wireless
Top Related 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 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.53%) Bluetooth
2 43 (25.90%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (11.45%) VoIP
4 18 (10.84%) WAN
5 17 (10.24%) 802.11
5 17 (10.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (10.24%) DHCP
5 17 (10.24%) DNS
5 17 (10.24%) FTP
5 17 (10.24%) IPv4
5 17 (10.24%) LAN
5 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
5 17 (10.24%) VLAN
5 17 (10.24%) VPN
6 14 (8.43%) DVB
6 14 (8.43%) LTE
7 12 (7.23%) Ethernet
8 11 (6.63%) Internet
9 5 (3.01%) Firewall
10 3 (1.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.41%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.20%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Ant
5 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.60%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 70 (42.17%) Electronics
2 59 (35.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (53.61%) Embedded Engineer
2 34 (20.48%) Software Engineer
3 29 (17.47%) Test Engineer
4 28 (16.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 22 (13.25%) DSP Engineer
5 22 (13.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 20 (12.05%) Embedded C Engineer
7 19 (11.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (10.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (9.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 16 (9.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (9.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (9.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (9.04%) Software Test Engineer
11 14 (8.43%) Development Engineer
11 14 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (8.43%) Systems Test Engineer
11 14 (8.43%) Test Development Engineer
12 13 (7.83%) Java Engineer
12 13 (7.83%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.02%) POSIX
3 9 (5.42%) HTML
4 7 (4.22%) HTML5
4 7 (4.22%) MFC
4 7 (4.22%) Qt
4 7 (4.22%) Qt Quick
5 3 (1.81%) Web Services
6 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.20%) CSS
6 2 (1.20%) Node.js
6 2 (1.20%) OAuth
6 2 (1.20%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.20%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 29 (17.47%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.23%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (6.63%) Internet of Things
6 8 (4.82%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.82%) Smartphone
7 7 (4.22%) Device Driver
8 6 (3.61%) ASIC
8 6 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (3.61%) SystemC
8 6 (3.61%) Verilog
9 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.20%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.60%) Handset
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.69%) Linux
2 31 (18.67%) Windows
3 19 (11.45%) Android
4 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.81%) Unix
6 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Mathematics
2 48 (28.92%) Software Engineering
3 38 (22.89%) Mentoring
4 31 (18.67%) Automated Testing
5 28 (16.87%) Digital Signal Processing
5 28 (16.87%) Signal Processing
5 28 (16.87%) Test Scripting
6 27 (16.27%) Software Architecture
7 24 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (13.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 21 (12.65%) Configuration Management
9 21 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.05%) ITIL
11 17 (10.24%) Network Management
11 17 (10.24%) Problem Management
12 15 (9.04%) Android Development
12 15 (9.04%) Cross-Platform Development
12 15 (9.04%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.02%) Computer Architecture
13 10 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (69.28%) Python
2 77 (46.39%) C
3 61 (36.75%) C++
4 38 (22.89%) Perl
5 22 (13.25%) Embedded C
6 21 (12.65%) Assembly Language
7 17 (10.24%) MATLAB
8 16 (9.64%) Java
9 15 (9.04%) Tcl
10 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (64.46%) Degree
2 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (12.05%) CCNP
4 17 (10.24%) CCIE
5 3 (1.81%) CCNA
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCENT
6 1 (0.60%) CCSA
6 1 (0.60%) CCSE
6 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) OSCP
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 34 (20.48%) Firmware
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) Cisco
2 17 (10.24%) SolarWinds
3 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.41%) F5
5 4 (2.41%) VMware
6 2 (1.20%) Mitel
6 2 (1.20%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.60%) 3Com
7 1 (0.60%) Brocade
7 1 (0.60%) Cadence
7 1 (0.60%) Draytek
7 1 (0.60%) Foundry
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.60%) ZyXEL
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