Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 52 98
Rank change year-on-year +17 +46 -37
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 238 120 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.57% 5.44% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.99% 26.09% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 206 170 60
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% -8.51% +6.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.36% - +4.76%

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 541 460 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.21% 20.85% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 455 409 464
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £27,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 156 (65.55%) C
2 152 (63.87%) Software Engineering
3 133 (55.88%) Degree
4 126 (52.94%) Python
5 99 (41.60%) C++
6 97 (40.76%) Linux
7 74 (31.09%) Embedded C
8 65 (27.31%) Telecoms
9 51 (21.43%) Bluetooth
10 43 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
11 40 (16.81%) Electronics
11 40 (16.81%) Signal Processing
11 40 (16.81%) Embedded Systems
12 38 (15.97%) Perl
13 37 (15.55%) Firmware
14 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (13.45%) Multithreading
16 31 (13.03%) Mathematics
17 29 (12.18%) Multithreaded Programming
18 28 (11.76%) Computer Science
18 28 (11.76%) Windows
19 24 (10.08%) Embedded Linux
19 24 (10.08%) Test Scripting
19 24 (10.08%) Test Automation
20 22 (9.24%) Embedded C++
21 18 (7.56%) Project Management
21 18 (7.56%) Embedded Software Development
22 17 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (7.14%) JavaScript
23 15 (6.30%) Android

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 (0.42%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) IaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.43%) Bluetooth
2 43 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (4.20%) Internet
4 9 (3.78%) 3G
4 9 (3.78%) 4G
4 9 (3.78%) OpenVPN
5 8 (3.36%) WLAN
6 6 (2.52%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.10%) HTTP
8 3 (1.26%) Firewall
8 3 (1.26%) LAN
8 3 (1.26%) WAN
9 2 (0.84%) BGP
9 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.42%) LTE
10 1 (0.42%) RFID
10 1 (0.42%) VoIP
10 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.68%) Hudson
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
General
1 65 (27.31%) Telecoms
2 40 (16.81%) Electronics
3 5 (2.10%) Marketing
4 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Finance
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (47.90%) Embedded Engineer
2 108 (45.38%) Software Engineer
3 62 (26.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 44 (18.49%) Embedded C Engineer
5 42 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
5 42 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
6 31 (13.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 31 (13.03%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Hardware Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (9.24%) Team Leader
8 21 (8.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (8.40%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) Yocto
2 7 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 7 (2.94%) HTML
3 5 (2.10%) Ember.js
3 5 (2.10%) HTML5
3 5 (2.10%) React
3 5 (2.10%) REST
3 5 (2.10%) WebSockets
4 2 (0.84%) CSS
4 2 (0.84%) Node.js
4 2 (0.84%) RESTful
4 2 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.81%) Embedded Systems
2 28 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.30%) Verilog
4 14 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 9 (3.78%) Internet of Things
6 7 (2.94%) Smart Energy
7 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (40.76%) Linux
2 28 (11.76%) Windows
3 24 (10.08%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (6.30%) Android
5 10 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (63.87%) Software Engineering
2 40 (16.81%) Signal Processing
3 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.45%) Multithreading
5 31 (13.03%) Mathematics
6 29 (12.18%) Multithreaded Programming
7 24 (10.08%) Test Automation
7 24 (10.08%) Test Scripting
8 18 (7.56%) Embedded Software Development
8 18 (7.56%) Project Management
9 17 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.30%) Digital Signal Processing
11 14 (5.88%) Scrum
12 13 (5.46%) Device Driver Development
12 13 (5.46%) DevOps
12 13 (5.46%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.46%) SDLC
13 12 (5.04%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.78%) Physics
14 9 (3.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 156 (65.55%) C
2 126 (52.94%) Python
3 99 (41.60%) C++
4 74 (31.09%) Embedded C
5 38 (15.97%) Perl
6 22 (9.24%) Embedded C++
7 17 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 14 (5.88%) Assembly Language
9 13 (5.46%) MATLAB
10 12 (5.04%) Java
11 10 (4.20%) PHP
12 7 (2.94%) VC++
13 6 (2.52%) SQL
14 4 (1.68%) Groovy
15 3 (1.26%) Tcl
16 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 133 (55.88%) Degree
2 10 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.26%) HND
5 1 (0.42%) CCIE
5 1 (0.42%) CCNA
5 1 (0.42%) CCNP
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) RHCE
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) JTAG
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 37 (15.55%) Firmware
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) iptables
Vendors
1 11 (4.62%) Red Hat
2 9 (3.78%) Perforce
3 4 (1.68%) VMware
4 3 (1.26%) Cisco
5 1 (0.42%) Brocade
5 1 (0.42%) EMC
5 1 (0.42%) F5
5 1 (0.42%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.42%) Juniper
5 1 (0.42%) NetApp
5 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.42%) PTC