Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for an RF Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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

Radio Frequency Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 14 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Median annual salary £55,000 - -
South Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 403 628 831
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 95.59% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 334 552 659
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

RF Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured RF Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for RF Engineer in Sheffield

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RF Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for RF Engineer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, RF Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region featuring RF Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (71.43%) C
2 10 (71.43%) Validation
2 10 (71.43%) 5G
3 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (57.14%) 4G
5 6 (42.86%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (28.57%) Broadband
7 3 (21.43%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) MIMO
8 2 (14.29%) LTE
8 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) 3G
8 2 (14.29%) 802.11
8 2 (14.29%) C++
8 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
9 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
9 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (7.14%) HNC
9 1 (7.14%) HND
9 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (7.14%) Network Design
9 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis

RF Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 10 (71.43%) 5G
2 8 (57.14%) 4G
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Broadband
4 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) 3G
5 2 (14.29%) 802.11
5 2 (14.29%) LTE
5 2 (14.29%) MIMO
5 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
General
1 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (71.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND