The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 45 41 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 77 78 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.38% 5.36% 2.58%
As % of the General category 12.69% 15.79% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 32
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,750 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
607 494 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.49% 33.93% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 425 394 419
Average salary £42,500 £44,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.34% +12.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 94 (43.93%) Finance
2 74 (34.58%) Linux
3 60 (28.04%) Software Engineering
4 52 (24.30%) Degree
5 50 (23.36%) Java
6 49 (22.90%) Banking
7 44 (20.56%) Computer Science
8 42 (19.63%) C
9 41 (19.16%) Wireless
10 36 (16.82%) SQL
11 34 (15.89%) Python
11 34 (15.89%) HTML
12 33 (15.42%) C++
13 31 (14.49%) C#
14 29 (13.55%) 3G
15 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
16 26 (12.15%) MySQL
16 26 (12.15%) J2EE
16 26 (12.15%) CSS
17 25 (11.68%) LTE
17 25 (11.68%) JavaScript
18 24 (11.21%) 2G
19 23 (10.75%) HTTP
19 23 (10.75%) 4G
19 23 (10.75%) Perl
20 20 (9.35%) OO
20 20 (9.35%) Project Management
20 20 (9.35%) .NET
21 19 (8.88%) Embedded C
21 19 (8.88%) Mobile Payment

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (6.07%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.80%) MS Office
2 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) Simulink
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.16%) Wireless
2 29 (13.55%) 3G
3 25 (11.68%) LTE
4 24 (11.21%) 2G
5 23 (10.75%) 4G
5 23 (10.75%) HTTP
6 14 (6.54%) SS7
7 11 (5.14%) VoLTE
7 11 (5.14%) SNMP
8 9 (4.21%) 3GPP
9 8 (3.74%) WAN
9 8 (3.74%) GSM
9 8 (3.74%) LAN
10 7 (3.27%) UMTS
10 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.34%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.87%) NGN
13 3 (1.40%) VLAN
14 2 (0.93%) RNC
14 2 (0.93%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.15%) MySQL
3 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) OLAP
8 1 (0.47%) MS Access
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.07%) LLVM
1 13 (6.07%) GCC
2 11 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.67%) Bugzilla
4 8 (3.74%) Maven
5 6 (2.80%) Subversion
5 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.87%) Ant
6 4 (1.87%) Valgrind
6 4 (1.87%) Hudson
6 4 (1.87%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.87%) CMake
7 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.40%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.93%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (43.93%) Finance
2 49 (22.90%) Banking
3 16 (7.48%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.07%) Electronics
5 8 (3.74%) Billing
6 4 (1.87%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.93%) Military
8 2 (0.93%) French Language
8 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 48 (22.43%) Software Engineer
2 42 (19.63%) Developer
3 31 (14.49%) Junior
4 19 (8.88%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.48%) Junior Network Engineer
6 12 (5.61%) Consultant
6 12 (5.61%) Architect
6 12 (5.61%) Software Architect
7 11 (5.14%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.14%) Graduate
7 11 (5.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (4.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Technical Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Junior Support Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Junior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.89%) HTML
2 26 (12.15%) J2EE
2 26 (12.15%) CSS
3 20 (9.35%) .NET
4 15 (7.01%) REST
5 9 (4.21%) Middleware
5 9 (4.21%) HTML5
6 7 (3.27%) jQuery
6 7 (3.27%) WPF
7 6 (2.80%) CGI
7 6 (2.80%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.34%) Web Services
8 5 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.87%) Java EE
9 4 (1.87%) Dojo
9 4 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.87%) GTK+
9 4 (1.87%) Swing
10 3 (1.40%) DOM
10 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.88%) Mobile Payment
3 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.61%) Open Source
5 8 (3.74%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.80%) PMI
7 5 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.34%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.40%) DTV
9 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.93%) Physics
10 2 (0.93%) Handset
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (34.58%) Linux
2 12 (5.61%) Windows
3 10 (4.67%) Android
4 7 (3.27%) Solaris
4 7 (3.27%) UNIX
5 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.80%) Debian
6 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.04%) Software Engineering
2 20 (9.35%) OO
2 20 (9.35%) Project Management
3 18 (8.41%) OOP
4 17 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.01%) UML
6 11 (5.14%) ITIL
6 11 (5.14%) Test Scripting
6 11 (5.14%) Network Management
7 10 (4.67%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.67%) Automated Testing
8 9 (4.21%) Software Testing
8 9 (4.21%) Web Development
8 9 (4.21%) Multithreading
9 8 (3.74%) Software Architecture
9 8 (3.74%) High Availability
10 7 (3.27%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.80%) Computer Architecture
11 6 (2.80%) Manual Testing
11 6 (2.80%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.36%) Java
2 42 (19.63%) C
3 36 (16.82%) SQL
4 34 (15.89%) Python
5 33 (15.42%) C++
6 31 (14.49%) C#
7 25 (11.68%) JavaScript
8 23 (10.75%) Perl
9 19 (8.88%) Embedded C
10 16 (7.48%) Bash Shell
11 15 (7.01%) Scala
12 9 (4.21%) PHP
13 6 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 6 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.87%) Ruby
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
15 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (24.30%) Degree
2 18 (8.41%) CCNA
2 18 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.93%) PhD
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (6.54%) KVM
2 13 (6.07%) QEMU
3 8 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (6.07%) Microsoft
1 13 (6.07%) VMware
2 10 (4.67%) Oracle
3 8 (3.74%) SAP
4 5 (2.34%) MKS
5 4 (1.87%) Perforce
5 4 (1.87%) Coverity
6 2 (0.93%) Splunk
6 2 (0.93%) Tableau
6 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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