The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 104 35
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -69
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 98 21 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.13% 1.02% 5.10%
As % of the General category 10.55% 2.13% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 17 44
Average salary £41,250 £51,350 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.66% -5.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
929 985 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.12% 47.93% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 814 890 461
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 53 (33.76%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Banking
3 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.47%) MVC
4 29 (18.47%) HTML
5 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.83%) SQL
5 28 (17.83%) Ajax
5 28 (17.83%) JSON
6 27 (17.20%) jQuery
6 27 (17.20%) .NET
7 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
7 26 (16.56%) C#
8 24 (15.29%) Project Management
8 24 (15.29%) Scrum
9 23 (14.65%) TDD
9 23 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
11 21 (13.38%) Cisco
11 21 (13.38%) LINQ
11 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
11 21 (13.38%) ReSharper
11 21 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (13.38%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (13.38%) BDD
11 21 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (12.10%) CSS
12 19 (12.10%) Windows

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 13 (8.28%) VPN
3 11 (7.01%) WAN
3 11 (7.01%) Symposium
4 10 (6.37%) LAN
4 10 (6.37%) VoIP
4 10 (6.37%) MPLS
5 9 (5.73%) Internet
6 8 (5.10%) OSPF
6 8 (5.10%) BGP
7 5 (3.18%) PABX
7 5 (3.18%) ADSL
7 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.18%) VPLS
7 5 (3.18%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.55%) Wireless
8 4 (2.55%) DWDM
8 4 (2.55%) CTI
8 4 (2.55%) PPP
8 4 (2.55%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.91%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.38%) ReSharper
2 21 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.82%) JIRA
3 6 (3.82%) Ant
3 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.27%) NUnit
4 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (33.76%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Billing
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 6 (3.82%) Legal
6 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (17.83%) Developer
2 24 (15.29%) Project Manager
2 24 (15.29%) C# Developer
3 22 (14.01%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (13.38%) Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) Web Developer
4 21 (13.38%) .NET Web Developer
4 21 (13.38%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.38%) C# Web Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Consultant
6 10 (6.37%) Telecoms Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Hyperion Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Junior
9 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.47%) HTML
2 28 (17.83%) Ajax
2 28 (17.83%) JSON
3 27 (17.20%) jQuery
3 27 (17.20%) .NET
4 21 (13.38%) LINQ
4 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
4 21 (13.38%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 19 (12.10%) CSS
6 8 (5.10%) XML
7 7 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.46%) Middleware
8 6 (3.82%) HTML5
8 6 (3.82%) PhoneGap
9 2 (1.27%) NHibernate
9 2 (1.27%) WCF
9 2 (1.27%) WPF
9 2 (1.27%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) User Experience
3 4 (2.55%) Statistics
3 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.27%) IVR
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) iPhone
5 1 (0.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.64%) DTV
5 1 (0.64%) PMI
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.10%) Windows
2 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.82%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.82%) Android
4 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.64%) HPUX
6 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.47%) MVC
3 24 (15.29%) Project Management
3 24 (15.29%) Scrum
4 23 (14.65%) TDD
5 21 (13.38%) BDD
6 18 (11.46%) PRINCE2
7 15 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (9.55%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.28%) Service Management
8 13 (8.28%) CRM
9 10 (6.37%) ERP
9 10 (6.37%) Line Management
10 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.10%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.10%) ETL
11 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
1 28 (17.83%) SQL
2 26 (16.56%) C#
3 8 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (2.55%) C
5 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.64%) VB
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
2 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.92%) Degree
4 11 (7.01%) CCNA
5 9 (5.73%) CCNP
6 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.91%) ISEB
7 3 (1.91%) CCDA
8 2 (1.27%) CCSP
9 1 (0.64%) APMP
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE
9 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.27%) GPG13
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Squid
1 2 (1.27%) Snort
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) SRDF
2 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.91%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Cisco
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.19%) Avaya
4 14 (8.92%) Nortel
5 8 (5.10%) IBM
5 8 (5.10%) SAP
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle
6 7 (4.46%) Hyperion
6 7 (4.46%) Juniper
7 6 (3.82%) HP
7 6 (3.82%) Sencha
8 4 (2.55%) Panasonic
9 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.27%) VMware
9 2 (1.27%) BT
9 2 (1.27%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.27%) Websense
9 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.64%) Vertica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care, 26 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TelXL
Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Yoh Company
Salary: Contract rates
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago