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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 24 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 62 143 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.46% 7.92% 4.08%
As % of the General category 18.34% 20.63% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 106 52
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,250 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
338 693 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.33% 38.37% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 279 503 420
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 4 September 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 47 (32.19%) Java
2 41 (28.08%) Finance
3 31 (21.23%) Degree
4 29 (19.86%) HTML
5 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
6 26 (17.81%) Linux
6 26 (17.81%) OO
7 25 (17.12%) CSS
7 25 (17.12%) SQL
8 24 (16.44%) J2EE
9 22 (15.07%) TCP/IP
10 21 (14.38%) C#
11 20 (13.70%) HTTP
11 20 (13.70%) Marketing
12 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
12 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (11.64%) .NET
14 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
15 15 (10.27%) Project Management
15 15 (10.27%) Multithreading
15 15 (10.27%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (10.27%) SDLC
16 14 (9.59%) Billing
16 14 (9.59%) OOP
16 14 (9.59%) Internet
17 13 (8.90%) Python
17 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
18 12 (8.22%) INAP
18 12 (8.22%) SS7
18 12 (8.22%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (2.05%) Apache
1 3 (2.05%) CMS
1 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
1 3 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (2.05%) GemFire
1 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
1 3 (2.05%) Simulink
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.07%) TCP/IP
2 20 (13.70%) HTTP
3 14 (9.59%) Internet
4 12 (8.22%) SS7
4 12 (8.22%) INAP
4 12 (8.22%) Firewall
4 12 (8.22%) LTE
4 12 (8.22%) VoLTE
5 11 (7.53%) HSRP
5 11 (7.53%) Wireless
5 11 (7.53%) VRRP
5 11 (7.53%) OSPF
5 11 (7.53%) BGP
5 11 (7.53%) VPN
5 11 (7.53%) LAN
5 11 (7.53%) WLAN
5 11 (7.53%) WAN
6 3 (2.05%) TETRA
6 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) MySQL
3 8 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.05%) Big Data
4 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) NUnit
3 6 (4.11%) MSTest
4 4 (2.74%) GCC
5 3 (2.05%) LLVM
5 3 (2.05%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.05%) Selenium
6 2 (1.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (28.08%) Finance
2 20 (13.70%) Marketing
3 14 (9.59%) Billing
4 11 (7.53%) Publishing
5 9 (6.16%) Electronics
6 8 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.48%) Banking
7 6 (4.11%) French Language
7 6 (4.11%) German Language
8 4 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (44.52%) Developer
2 30 (20.55%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Software Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) Telecoms Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Telecoms Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Network Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Sales Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.42%) Programme Manager
12 5 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.86%) HTML
2 25 (17.12%) CSS
3 24 (16.44%) J2EE
4 17 (11.64%) .NET
5 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.22%) HTML5
6 12 (8.22%) REST
7 11 (7.53%) WCF
7 11 (7.53%) EJB
8 8 (5.48%) XML
8 8 (5.48%) Java EE
8 8 (5.48%) Dojo
9 7 (4.79%) LINQ
10 6 (4.11%) XSLT
10 6 (4.11%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.74%) Web Services
12 3 (2.05%) WPF
13 2 (1.37%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.37%) Marionette.js
13 2 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Mobile Payment
2 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.53%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.48%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) DTV
4 6 (4.11%) Handset
5 5 (3.42%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.05%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.05%) Physics
6 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.05%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) IVR
7 2 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) Linux
2 11 (7.53%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) CentOS
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) OO
2 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (10.27%) Project Management
3 15 (10.27%) Multithreading
3 15 (10.27%) SDLC
4 14 (9.59%) OOP
5 11 (7.53%) Scrum
6 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.16%) Automated Testing
6 9 (6.16%) Software Testing
7 8 (5.48%) Network Management
8 7 (4.79%) CRM
9 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.11%) UML
9 6 (4.11%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.11%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (4.11%) V-Model
9 6 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) Java
2 25 (17.12%) SQL
3 21 (14.38%) C#
4 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.90%) Python
5 12 (8.22%) Scala
6 8 (5.48%) C
7 5 (3.42%) C++
8 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.05%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.05%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.37%) Perl
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (21.23%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) HND
3 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.37%) RHCE
4 2 (1.37%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) JTAG
2 4 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) KVM
3 3 (2.05%) QEMU
4 2 (1.37%) iptables
4 2 (1.37%) Firmware
4 2 (1.37%) Xen
4 2 (1.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Oracle
1 11 (7.53%) CheckPoint
2 8 (5.48%) SAP
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.05%) Lauterbach
5 2 (1.37%) BT
5 2 (1.37%) Juniper
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
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