The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 14 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% - 3.91%
As % of the General category 33.33% - 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £80,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
Telecoms
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 47 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.79% 37.30% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 74
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £14,315
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Belfast

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Belfast

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 10 (66.67%) Marketing
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (53.33%) Operations Research
4 8 (53.33%) Economics
4 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (53.33%) MBA
4 8 (53.33%) CIMA
4 8 (53.33%) VBA
4 8 (53.33%) C++
4 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (53.33%) Customer Analytics
4 8 (53.33%) Tableau
4 8 (53.33%) Analytics
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) QlikView
4 8 (53.33%) Data Extraction
4 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
4 8 (53.33%) Social Media
5 7 (46.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) SAS
6 4 (26.67%) SPSS
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (26.67%) Validation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMPP
1 2 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) QlikView
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TestNG
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 10 (66.67%) Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Data Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) OSS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) Economics
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (53.33%) Data Extraction
2 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
2 8 (53.33%) Social Media
3 2 (13.33%) DTV
4 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Operations Research
2 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 8 (53.33%) Customer Analytics
2 8 (53.33%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) VBA
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) R
5 2 (13.33%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MBA
1 8 (53.33%) CIMA
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Tableau
2 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) WSO2
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com