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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 96 80 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.47% 4.44% 4.26%
As % of the General category 22.22% 12.23% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 72 60
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,075
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
432 654 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.13% 36.29% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 360 516 410
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 66 (41.25%) Finance
2 50 (31.25%) Java
3 43 (26.88%) Banking
4 41 (25.63%) Linux
5 38 (23.75%) C++
6 34 (21.25%) Software Engineering
6 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
7 33 (20.63%) Degree
7 33 (20.63%) HTML
7 33 (20.63%) C#
8 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
9 27 (16.88%) OO
9 27 (16.88%) HTTP
10 26 (16.25%) SQL
11 23 (14.38%) CSS
12 22 (13.75%) MySQL
13 21 (13.13%) Mobile Payment
14 20 (12.50%) LTE
15 19 (11.88%) .NET
15 19 (11.88%) JavaScript
16 18 (11.25%) TCP/IP
16 18 (11.25%) SS7
17 17 (10.63%) Mac OS X
17 17 (10.63%) INAP
17 17 (10.63%) Python
17 17 (10.63%) Multithreading
17 17 (10.63%) Billing
17 17 (10.63%) VoLTE
18 16 (10.00%) J2EE
19 15 (9.38%) C

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (5.63%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.75%) Apache
4 4 (2.50%) IIS
4 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.88%) JBoss
5 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.88%) HTTP
2 20 (12.50%) LTE
3 18 (11.25%) SS7
3 18 (11.25%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.63%) INAP
4 17 (10.63%) VoLTE
5 7 (4.38%) Firewall
5 7 (4.38%) VPN
6 6 (3.75%) Internet
7 5 (3.13%) 3G
7 5 (3.13%) OSPF
7 5 (3.13%) BGP
7 5 (3.13%) WLAN
7 5 (3.13%) WAN
7 5 (3.13%) SSL
7 5 (3.13%) LAN
7 5 (3.13%) VRRP
7 5 (3.13%) 2G
7 5 (3.13%) HSRP
8 4 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.75%) MySQL
3 8 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) GCC
2 8 (5.00%) LLVM
2 8 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.75%) Subversion
4 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.50%) Selenium
5 4 (2.50%) NUnit
6 3 (1.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (41.25%) Finance
2 43 (26.88%) Banking
3 17 (10.63%) Billing
4 10 (6.25%) Marketing
5 6 (3.75%) Electronics
6 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.13%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (37.50%) Developer
2 30 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 23 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.75%) C++ Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Web Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 8 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.00%) Programme Manager
10 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Tester
11 7 (4.38%) Junior
11 7 (4.38%) Consultant
11 7 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.63%) HTML
2 23 (14.38%) CSS
3 19 (11.88%) .NET
4 16 (10.00%) J2EE
5 13 (8.13%) REST
6 12 (7.50%) WPF
6 12 (7.50%) Web Services
7 10 (6.25%) HTML5
8 9 (5.63%) WCF
8 9 (5.63%) XML
9 8 (5.00%) DOM
10 7 (4.38%) WebKit
11 6 (3.75%) STL
11 6 (3.75%) .NET Framework
11 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.13%) Dojo
12 5 (3.13%) jQuery
12 5 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (2.50%) LINQ
13 4 (2.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.13%) Mobile Payment
3 9 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.13%) DTV
4 5 (3.13%) Open Source
4 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.50%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.88%) Handset
6 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) VHDL
8 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.63%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.63%) Linux
2 17 (10.63%) Mac OS X
3 15 (9.38%) Windows
4 13 (8.13%) UNIX
5 9 (5.63%) Android
6 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) CentOS
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.88%) OO
3 17 (10.63%) Multithreading
4 15 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.13%) OOP
6 11 (6.88%) Critical Success Factor
7 10 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
7 10 (6.25%) Project Management
8 9 (5.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.00%) UML
9 8 (5.00%) MVC
9 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Resource Management
10 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.38%) Computer Architecture
11 5 (3.13%) Network Management
11 5 (3.13%) Web Development
11 5 (3.13%) CRM
11 5 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.25%) Java
2 38 (23.75%) C++
3 33 (20.63%) C#
4 26 (16.25%) SQL
5 19 (11.88%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.63%) Python
7 15 (9.38%) C
8 14 (8.75%) Objective-C
9 12 (7.50%) Scala
10 4 (2.50%) Perl
11 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.88%) Ruby
12 2 (1.25%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.63%) Rust
13 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.63%) Erlang
13 1 (0.63%) TTCN
13 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (20.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) ISEB
2 2 (1.25%) RHCE
2 2 (1.25%) LPIC
2 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) KVM
2 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.00%) QEMU
4 3 (1.88%) Firmware
4 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.25%) Postfix
5 2 (1.25%) Xen
5 2 (1.25%) iptables
6 1 (0.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Puppet
1 3 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle
2 9 (5.63%) SAP
3 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) VMware
4 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.25%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.25%) Imperva
7 2 (1.25%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
7 2 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.63%) NetApp
8 1 (0.63%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.63%) Altera
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