The median annual salary for an RF Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Frequency Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 901 946
Rank change year-on-year +55 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 11
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +35.29% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

RF Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured RF Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for RF Engineer in England

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RF Engineer in England.

Salary trend for RF Engineer in England

RF Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
East of England +12 15 £57,500 - 3
South East +54 1 - - 1
RF Engineer
UK

RF Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the England region featuring RF Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) C
1 18 (75.00%) Wireless
1 18 (75.00%) Electronics
2 16 (66.67%) Perl
2 16 (66.67%) Firmware
2 16 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 15 (62.50%) Coaching
3 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
3 15 (62.50%) Data Acquisition
3 15 (62.50%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) WLAN
3 15 (62.50%) Perforce
3 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 15 (62.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) 3G
4 3 (12.50%) LTE
4 3 (12.50%) 4G
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) 5G
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements

RF Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Wireless
2 15 (62.50%) WLAN
3 3 (12.50%) 3G
3 3 (12.50%) 4G
3 3 (12.50%) LTE
4 2 (8.33%) 5G
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) 802.15
5 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (75.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Coaching
1 15 (62.50%) Data Acquisition
1 15 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 15 (62.50%) Mentoring
1 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.33%) Business Development
2 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (8.33%) Network Design
2 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) CAD
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C
2 16 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 16 (66.67%) Perl
3 15 (62.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Def Stans
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Perforce
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
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