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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 57 88 39
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 85 34 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.12% 1.81% 4.79%
As % of the General category 12.09% 4.11% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 84 28 55
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,400 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £64,000 £62,500
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
703 827 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.04% 43.99% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 625 726 459
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £66,200
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 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (29.63%) Finance
2 49 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.28%) HTML
4 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 42 (22.22%) Ajax
4 42 (22.22%) JSON
4 42 (22.22%) MVC
4 42 (22.22%) Banking
5 41 (21.69%) jQuery
6 40 (21.16%) SQL
6 40 (21.16%) C#
6 40 (21.16%) .NET
6 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
7 39 (20.63%) Visual Studio
8 36 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (19.05%) TDD
9 35 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (18.52%) CSS
10 34 (17.99%) ReSharper
10 34 (17.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 34 (17.99%) KnockoutJS
10 34 (17.99%) .NET Framework
10 34 (17.99%) LINQ
10 34 (17.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (17.99%) Scrum
10 34 (17.99%) BDD
11 31 (16.40%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (13.23%) SC Cleared
12 25 (13.23%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.17%) IIS
1 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) Firewall
2 13 (6.88%) Internet
2 13 (6.88%) VPN
3 12 (6.35%) VoIP
4 11 (5.82%) Symposium
5 10 (5.29%) MPLS
6 9 (4.76%) LAN
7 8 (4.23%) WAN
7 8 (4.23%) OSPF
7 8 (4.23%) BGP
8 5 (2.65%) ADSL
8 5 (2.65%) VPLS
8 5 (2.65%) PABX
9 4 (2.12%) Network Security
9 4 (2.12%) VLAN
9 4 (2.12%) CTI
9 4 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.12%) DNS
9 4 (2.12%) ISDN
9 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (17.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.59%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) QlikView
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 35 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (17.99%) ReSharper
4 7 (3.70%) Ant
4 7 (3.70%) JIRA
4 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.06%) NUnit
5 2 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (29.63%) Finance
2 42 (22.22%) Banking
3 14 (7.41%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Billing
5 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.65%) Legal
7 4 (2.12%) Marketing
8 3 (1.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (22.75%) Developer
2 37 (19.58%) C# Developer
3 35 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 34 (17.99%) .NET Developer
4 34 (17.99%) Web Developer
4 34 (17.99%) .NET Web Developer
4 34 (17.99%) C# Web Developer
5 29 (15.34%) Project Manager
6 26 (13.76%) Analyst
7 20 (10.58%) Consultant
8 13 (6.88%) Architect
8 13 (6.88%) Junior
8 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 12 (6.35%) Junior .NET Web Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Junior C# Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Junior .NET Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Junior Web Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Junior Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.28%) HTML
2 42 (22.22%) Ajax
2 42 (22.22%) JSON
3 41 (21.69%) jQuery
4 40 (21.16%) .NET
5 35 (18.52%) CSS
6 34 (17.99%) .NET Framework
6 34 (17.99%) LINQ
6 34 (17.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 34 (17.99%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (5.29%) XML
8 8 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.70%) PhoneGap
9 7 (3.70%) HTML5
9 7 (3.70%) Middleware
10 2 (1.06%) Web Services
10 2 (1.06%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.06%) WPF
10 2 (1.06%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.59%) DTV
4 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.06%) IVR
4 2 (1.06%) Statistics
4 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.06%) NHS
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.53%) Informatics
5 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.53%) Handset
5 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 7 (3.70%) Android
3 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) SUSE
7 1 (0.53%) UNIX
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.22%) MVC
3 36 (19.05%) TDD
4 34 (17.99%) Scrum
4 34 (17.99%) BDD
5 31 (16.40%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.05%) Project Management
7 19 (10.05%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.94%) CRM
9 14 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.29%) Line Management
11 9 (4.76%) Coaching
11 9 (4.76%) Service Management
11 9 (4.76%) ERP
12 8 (4.23%) ETL
12 8 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 40 (21.16%) SQL
2 40 (21.16%) C#
3 9 (4.76%) Java
4 4 (2.12%) C
5 2 (1.06%) C++
5 2 (1.06%) VB
5 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.23%) SC Cleared
1 25 (13.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.11%) Degree
3 14 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.23%) CCNA
5 7 (3.70%) CCNP
6 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.59%) CCDA
8 2 (1.06%) CCSP
9 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.47%) SLA
2 9 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) GPG13
3 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.12%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.06%) Snort
3 2 (1.06%) Squid
4 1 (0.53%) SRDF
4 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.12%) Nagios
3 2 (1.06%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.52%) Cisco
3 16 (8.47%) Avaya
4 13 (6.88%) Nortel
5 11 (5.82%) SAP
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle
7 7 (3.70%) IBM
7 7 (3.70%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.70%) Sencha
7 7 (3.70%) VMware
8 5 (2.65%) Juniper
8 5 (2.65%) HP
9 4 (2.12%) WatchGuard
9 4 (2.12%) Panasonic
10 2 (1.06%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.06%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.06%) Websense
10 2 (1.06%) Appcelerator
10 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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