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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 93 70
Rank change year-on-year +58 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 111 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.13% 1.34% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 6.45% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 109 15 30
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,444
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 259 248 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.96% 20.81% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 218 210 254
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 158 (76.33%) Python
2 139 (67.15%) Degree
3 120 (57.97%) C
4 95 (45.89%) Mathematics
5 80 (38.65%) Electronics
6 77 (37.20%) C++
7 71 (34.30%) Telecoms
8 69 (33.33%) Firmware
9 68 (32.85%) Linux
10 65 (31.40%) Wi-Fi
11 61 (29.47%) Perl
12 58 (28.02%) Bluetooth
13 57 (27.54%) Software Engineering
14 55 (26.57%) Mentoring
15 49 (23.67%) MATLAB
16 48 (23.19%) Test Automation
17 47 (22.71%) Computer Science
18 45 (21.74%) Test Scripting
19 39 (18.84%) Digital Signal Processing
19 39 (18.84%) Signal Processing
20 32 (15.46%) Embedded Systems
20 32 (15.46%) Algorithms
21 31 (14.98%) Git (software)
21 31 (14.98%) Android
22 29 (14.01%) Jenkins
23 26 (12.56%) Windows
24 25 (12.08%) Embedded C
24 25 (12.08%) Embedded Software Development
25 21 (10.14%) Internet of Things
25 21 (10.14%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 65 (31.40%) Wi-Fi
2 58 (28.02%) Bluetooth
3 21 (10.14%) Internet
4 20 (9.66%) LTE
5 18 (8.70%) DVB
6 15 (7.25%) WLAN
7 6 (2.90%) 802.11
8 5 (2.42%) OFDM
8 5 (2.42%) WAN
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.93%) DHCP
9 4 (1.93%) DNS
9 4 (1.93%) FTP
9 4 (1.93%) IPv4
9 4 (1.93%) LAN
9 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.93%) VLAN
9 4 (1.93%) VoIP
9 4 (1.93%) VPN
10 2 (0.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (38.65%) Electronics
2 71 (34.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 52 (25.12%) Software Engineer
3 39 (18.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 34 (16.43%) DSP Engineer
5 32 (15.46%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 32 (15.46%) Firmware Engineer
6 31 (14.98%) Test Engineer
7 21 (10.14%) Embedded C Engineer
7 21 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (9.18%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (9.18%) Wireless Engineer
9 18 (8.70%) MATLAB Engineer
10 17 (8.21%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 16 (7.73%) Software Test Engineer
12 15 (7.25%) Development Engineer
12 15 (7.25%) Graduate
12 15 (7.25%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (7.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 15 (7.25%) RF Engineer
12 15 (7.25%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) POSIX
2 6 (2.90%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.42%) Qt
4 4 (1.93%) HTML
4 4 (1.93%) HTML5
4 4 (1.93%) MFC
4 4 (1.93%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.71%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.46%) Algorithms
2 32 (15.46%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (10.14%) Internet of Things
4 17 (8.21%) Smartphone
5 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.31%) ASIC
6 11 (5.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.90%) Smart City
8 6 (2.90%) SystemC
8 6 (2.90%) Verilog
9 4 (1.93%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (32.85%) Linux
2 31 (14.98%) Android
3 26 (12.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.89%) Mathematics
2 57 (27.54%) Software Engineering
3 55 (26.57%) Mentoring
4 48 (23.19%) Test Automation
5 45 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 39 (18.84%) Digital Signal Processing
6 39 (18.84%) Signal Processing
7 25 (12.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 18 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.25%) Coaching
10 15 (7.25%) Configuration Management
10 15 (7.25%) Data Acquisition
11 14 (6.76%) Software Architecture
12 13 (6.28%) Computer Architecture
12 13 (6.28%) System Testing
13 11 (5.31%) Android Development
14 10 (4.83%) Component Testing
14 10 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (3.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (76.33%) Python
2 120 (57.97%) C
3 77 (37.20%) C++
4 61 (29.47%) Perl
5 49 (23.67%) MATLAB
6 25 (12.08%) Embedded C
7 17 (8.21%) Java
8 16 (7.73%) Tcl
9 14 (6.76%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.93%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 139 (67.15%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.83%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.42%) CCNP
6 4 (1.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CCENT
7 1 (0.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 69 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (7.25%) Perforce
2 6 (2.90%) Cisco
3 4 (1.93%) SolarWinds
4 3 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.48%) 3Com
5 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Draytek
5 1 (0.48%) F5
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) NEC
5 1 (0.48%) NETGEAR
5 1 (0.48%) VMware
5 1 (0.48%) ZyXEL
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