The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 54 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 41 46 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.08% 4.01% 6.67%
As % of the General category 12.09% 13.69% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 53
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
339 336 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.49% 29.27% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 305 267 267
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedfordshire region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Dunstable +7 3 £36,500 -39.16% 1
Telecoms
East of England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) .NET
3 14 (26.92%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 13 (25.00%) Project Management
4 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
6 10 (19.23%) XML
7 9 (17.31%) Windows
7 9 (17.31%) SOA
7 9 (17.31%) Workflow
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 7 (13.46%) WAN
9 7 (13.46%) 3G
9 7 (13.46%) LAN
9 7 (13.46%) IIS
9 7 (13.46%) Java
9 7 (13.46%) 2G
9 7 (13.46%) XMetaL
9 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (11.54%) CMMI
10 6 (11.54%) Banking
10 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.62%) ITIL
11 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.62%) Incident Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) XMetaL
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) LAN
1 7 (13.46%) WAN
1 7 (13.46%) 3G
1 7 (13.46%) 2G
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
2 4 (7.69%) LTE
2 4 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) CTI
4 1 (1.92%) SS7
4 1 (1.92%) H.323
4 1 (1.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Author
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Author
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Head of Professional Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) Web Services
3 10 (19.23%) XML
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.69%) WCF
6 3 (5.77%) XSD
6 3 (5.77%) XSLT
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) Workflow
2 9 (17.31%) SOA
3 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) CMMI
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.62%) Business Development
6 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) HNC
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Juniper
4 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Mitel
5 1 (1.92%) Northgate
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