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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 72 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.41% 5.14% 2.50%
As % of the General category 14.43% 13.30% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 68 30
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £90,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
499 549 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.58% 38.69% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 338 468 406
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (50.00%) Finance
2 60 (32.61%) Linux
3 59 (32.07%) Software Engineering
4 56 (30.43%) Banking
5 47 (25.54%) Computer Science
6 40 (21.74%) C
7 38 (20.65%) HTML
7 38 (20.65%) Java
8 37 (20.11%) Degree
9 35 (19.02%) C++
10 33 (17.93%) SQL
11 32 (17.39%) C#
12 29 (15.76%) Python
12 29 (15.76%) Wireless
13 26 (14.13%) HTTP
13 26 (14.13%) JavaScript
13 26 (14.13%) CSS
14 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
15 21 (11.41%) MySQL
15 21 (11.41%) 3G
16 20 (10.87%) .NET
16 20 (10.87%) J2EE
16 20 (10.87%) 2G
16 20 (10.87%) Mobile Payment
17 19 (10.33%) 4G
17 19 (10.33%) Perl
17 19 (10.33%) OO
18 17 (9.24%) Mac OS X
19 16 (8.70%) Embedded C
20 15 (8.15%) OOP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (6.52%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.63%) Apache
3 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Office
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.76%) Wireless
2 26 (14.13%) HTTP
3 21 (11.41%) 3G
4 20 (10.87%) 2G
5 19 (10.33%) 4G
6 12 (6.52%) LTE
7 8 (4.35%) SNMP
8 7 (3.80%) WAN
8 7 (3.80%) LAN
9 6 (3.26%) GSM
10 5 (2.72%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.72%) 3GPP
10 5 (2.72%) UMTS
10 5 (2.72%) SS7
11 4 (2.17%) Internet
11 4 (2.17%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.63%) Firewall
12 3 (1.63%) VoLTE
13 2 (1.09%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.41%) MySQL
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.09%) Big Data
5 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) MS Access
6 1 (0.54%) OLAP
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.07%) GCC
2 12 (6.52%) LLVM
3 8 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.80%) Bugzilla
5 5 (2.72%) Maven
6 4 (2.17%) Subversion
7 3 (1.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.09%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.09%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.54%) Ant
9 1 (0.54%) NUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) CMake
General
1 92 (50.00%) Finance
2 56 (30.43%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.35%) Electronics
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.17%) Billing
5 3 (1.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.54%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 37 (20.11%) Developer
3 21 (11.41%) Junior
4 14 (7.61%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.98%) Architect
5 11 (5.98%) Software Architect
5 11 (5.98%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (5.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (5.43%) Junior Network Engineer
6 10 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.43%) Network Engineer
6 10 (5.43%) Graduate
7 9 (4.89%) Tester
7 9 (4.89%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.35%) Web Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 8 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (3.80%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.65%) HTML
2 26 (14.13%) CSS
3 20 (10.87%) .NET
3 20 (10.87%) J2EE
4 15 (8.15%) REST
5 9 (4.89%) HTML5
6 8 (4.35%) WPF
6 8 (4.35%) DOM
7 7 (3.80%) Web Services
7 7 (3.80%) WebKit
8 6 (3.26%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.26%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.26%) CGI
8 6 (3.26%) Middleware
9 4 (2.17%) GTK+
9 4 (2.17%) jQuery
9 4 (2.17%) Java EE
9 4 (2.17%) XML
9 4 (2.17%) Swing
10 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.54%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.87%) Mobile Payment
3 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.43%) Open Source
5 7 (3.80%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.26%) PMI
7 5 (2.72%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.63%) DTV
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.54%) Handset
10 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.61%) Linux
2 17 (9.24%) Mac OS X
3 10 (5.43%) Android
3 10 (5.43%) Windows
4 6 (3.26%) Debian
4 6 (3.26%) UNIX
5 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.07%) Software Engineering
2 19 (10.33%) OO
3 15 (8.15%) OOP
4 14 (7.61%) Test Scripting
4 14 (7.61%) Project Management
5 13 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.52%) UML
7 11 (5.98%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.89%) Web Development
10 8 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.35%) Network Management
10 8 (4.35%) ITIL
11 7 (3.80%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.80%) Resource Management
11 7 (3.80%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.26%) High Availability
12 6 (3.26%) Computer Architecture
12 6 (3.26%) Manual Testing
12 6 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.74%) C
2 38 (20.65%) Java
3 35 (19.02%) C++
4 33 (17.93%) SQL
5 32 (17.39%) C#
6 29 (15.76%) Python
7 26 (14.13%) JavaScript
8 19 (10.33%) Perl
9 16 (8.70%) Embedded C
10 14 (7.61%) Scala
10 14 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 14 (7.61%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.26%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.72%) PHP
13 2 (1.09%) Ruby
13 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.54%) VBA
14 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.54%) TTCN
14 1 (0.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) CCNA
2 10 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) MCSA
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) KVM
1 12 (6.52%) QEMU
2 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.52%) VMware
1 12 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) SAP
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle
4 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.09%) Coverity
5 2 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix
6 1 (0.54%) NetApp
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.54%) Perforce
6 1 (0.54%) MKS
6 1 (0.54%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.54%) Imperva
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