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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 38 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 85 92 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.02% 5.00% 3.50%
As % of the General category 21.41% 14.94% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 76 79 49
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,500 £55,500
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
397 616 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.10% 33.48% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 336 457 363
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (37.27%) Finance
2 58 (36.02%) Java
3 37 (22.98%) Degree
4 35 (21.74%) Linux
5 34 (21.12%) HTML
6 32 (19.88%) OO
6 32 (19.88%) Banking
7 30 (18.63%) Computer Science
7 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
8 29 (18.01%) C++
9 27 (16.77%) HTTP
10 25 (15.53%) SQL
10 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
11 24 (14.91%) C#
11 24 (14.91%) CSS
12 22 (13.66%) Mobile Payment
13 21 (13.04%) J2EE
14 20 (12.42%) Billing
14 20 (12.42%) LTE
15 19 (11.80%) MySQL
16 18 (11.18%) SS7
16 18 (11.18%) INAP
16 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.18%) VoLTE
17 17 (10.56%) OOP
17 17 (10.56%) TCP/IP
18 16 (9.94%) Python
19 15 (9.32%) Windows
19 15 (9.32%) Oracle
19 15 (9.32%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (4.97%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.35%) Apache
3 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.48%) IIS
4 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.86%) GemFire
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) JBoss
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) HTTP
2 20 (12.42%) LTE
3 18 (11.18%) SS7
3 18 (11.18%) INAP
3 18 (11.18%) VoLTE
4 17 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.83%) Internet
6 7 (4.35%) VPN
6 7 (4.35%) Firewall
7 5 (3.11%) HSRP
7 5 (3.11%) LAN
7 5 (3.11%) WLAN
7 5 (3.11%) WAN
7 5 (3.11%) OSPF
7 5 (3.11%) BGP
7 5 (3.11%) VRRP
8 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.48%) Wireless
8 4 (2.48%) SSL
9 3 (1.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.80%) MySQL
3 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) Big Data
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.24%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) GCC
2 8 (4.97%) Bugzilla
3 7 (4.35%) LLVM
4 6 (3.73%) Subversion
5 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.11%) NUnit
6 4 (2.48%) MSTest
7 3 (1.86%) Selenium
8 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (37.27%) Finance
2 32 (19.88%) Banking
3 20 (12.42%) Billing
4 11 (6.83%) Marketing
5 9 (5.59%) Electronics
6 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.73%) French Language
7 6 (3.73%) German Language
8 5 (3.11%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (40.37%) Developer
2 31 (19.25%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.66%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Analyst
5 13 (8.07%) C++ Developer
6 11 (6.83%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Programme Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Telecoms Consultant
9 7 (4.35%) Telecoms Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Tester
10 6 (3.73%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Administrator
10 6 (3.73%) Junior
10 6 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) HTML
2 24 (14.91%) CSS
3 21 (13.04%) J2EE
4 15 (9.32%) REST
5 14 (8.70%) .NET
5 14 (8.70%) Web Services
6 12 (7.45%) HTML5
7 10 (6.21%) XML
7 10 (6.21%) WCF
8 8 (4.97%) WPF
9 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.73%) DOM
10 6 (3.73%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.11%) WebKit
11 5 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (3.11%) jQuery
11 5 (3.11%) LINQ
11 5 (3.11%) Java EE
11 5 (3.11%) Dojo
11 5 (3.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.63%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.66%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (4.35%) User Experience
3 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.73%) DTV
5 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.48%) Handset
6 4 (2.48%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.24%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.62%) VHDL
8 1 (0.62%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Linux
2 15 (9.32%) Windows
3 13 (8.07%) Mac OS X
3 13 (8.07%) UNIX
4 6 (3.73%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.24%) CentOS
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.88%) OO
2 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
3 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.56%) OOP
5 15 (9.32%) Multithreading
6 14 (8.70%) Project Management
7 12 (7.45%) SDLC
8 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.59%) Concurrent Programming
9 9 (5.59%) Critical Success Factor
9 9 (5.59%) CRM
10 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.97%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.35%) Scrum
11 7 (4.35%) UML
11 7 (4.35%) MVC
12 6 (3.73%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.73%) Automated Testing
12 6 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (3.73%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.02%) Java
2 29 (18.01%) C++
3 25 (15.53%) SQL
4 24 (14.91%) C#
5 16 (9.94%) Python
6 15 (9.32%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.70%) Scala
8 10 (6.21%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.97%) C
10 4 (2.48%) Perl
11 3 (1.86%) Ruby
11 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.62%) Rust
13 1 (0.62%) TTCN
13 1 (0.62%) Erlang
13 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (22.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) RHCE
2 2 (1.24%) LPIC
2 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.62%) HND
3 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) KVM
2 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.35%) QEMU
4 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.86%) Firmware
5 2 (1.24%) Xen
5 2 (1.24%) Postfix
5 2 (1.24%) iptables
6 1 (0.62%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Puppet
1 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Oracle
2 9 (5.59%) SAP
3 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) VMware
5 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.86%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.24%) HP
8 2 (1.24%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.24%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.24%) Tableau
8 2 (1.24%) Imperva
9 1 (0.62%) Altera
9 1 (0.62%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.62%) Juniper
9 1 (0.62%) EMC
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.62%) NetApp
9 1 (0.62%) BT
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