Period
to 25 October 2020

The median annual salary for an RF Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an RF Engineer 16 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median annual salary £55,000 - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,697 6,716 8,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.42% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 5,442 6,687
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

RF Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RF Engineer in Yorkshire

RF Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for RF Engineer in Yorkshire

RF Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RF Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 15 £55,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
RF Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region featuring RF Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (62.50%) 5G
2 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 10 (62.50%) Validation
2 10 (62.50%) C
3 8 (50.00%) 4G
3 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Broadband
4 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) MIMO
6 2 (12.50%) LTE
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
6 2 (12.50%) 802.11
6 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Electronics
7 1 (6.25%) HNC
7 1 (6.25%) HND
7 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth

RF Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (62.50%) 5G
2 8 (50.00%) 4G
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) Broadband
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) 3G
4 2 (12.50%) 802.11
4 2 (12.50%) LTE
4 2 (12.50%) MIMO
4 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
5 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
5 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
General
1 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (62.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Architectural Design
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) EMC