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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 88 72 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.04% 4.29% 4.24%
As % of the General category 20.18% 11.36% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 83 70 55
Average salary £48,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.65% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £82,500 £64,000
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
436 634 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.95% 37.81% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 351 525 423
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
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 27 March 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (46.91%) Finance
2 51 (31.48%) Banking
3 43 (26.54%) Java
3 43 (26.54%) Linux
4 41 (25.31%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.69%) C++
6 39 (24.07%) Computer Science
7 36 (22.22%) Degree
8 34 (20.99%) C#
9 32 (19.75%) HTML
10 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
11 26 (16.05%) SQL
12 25 (15.43%) OO
13 24 (14.81%) HTTP
14 22 (13.58%) MySQL
15 21 (12.96%) CSS
15 21 (12.96%) C
16 20 (12.35%) Python
17 19 (11.73%) JavaScript
17 19 (11.73%) .NET
17 19 (11.73%) Mobile Payment
18 17 (10.49%) Multithreading
18 17 (10.49%) LTE
18 17 (10.49%) Mac OS X
19 16 (9.88%) Project Management
20 15 (9.26%) SS7
20 15 (9.26%) Windows
21 14 (8.64%) INAP
21 14 (8.64%) Objective-C
21 14 (8.64%) Billing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (6.17%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.81%) HTTP
2 17 (10.49%) LTE
3 15 (9.26%) SS7
4 14 (8.64%) INAP
4 14 (8.64%) VoLTE
5 11 (6.79%) Wireless
6 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.56%) 3G
7 9 (5.56%) 2G
8 6 (3.70%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.09%) SSL
9 5 (3.09%) 4G
10 4 (2.47%) Internet
10 4 (2.47%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.85%) SAN
11 3 (1.85%) LAN
11 3 (1.85%) 3GPP
11 3 (1.85%) WAN
11 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.58%) MySQL
3 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) GCC
2 9 (5.56%) LLVM
2 9 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (1.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.23%) NUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.23%) MSTest
6 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (46.91%) Finance
2 51 (31.48%) Banking
3 14 (8.64%) Billing
4 6 (3.70%) Electronics
5 5 (3.09%) Marketing
5 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.62%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 52 (32.10%) Developer
2 36 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.64%) C++ Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Junior
8 8 (4.94%) Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Tester
10 6 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Architect
11 5 (3.09%) Graduate
11 5 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.75%) HTML
2 21 (12.96%) CSS
3 19 (11.73%) .NET
4 13 (8.02%) J2EE
4 13 (8.02%) REST
5 12 (7.41%) WPF
6 11 (6.79%) Web Services
7 10 (6.17%) HTML5
8 8 (4.94%) XML
8 8 (4.94%) DOM
9 7 (4.32%) WCF
9 7 (4.32%) WebKit
10 6 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.70%) STL
11 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.09%) jQuery
11 5 (3.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (2.47%) PhoneGap
13 3 (1.85%) Ajax
14 2 (1.23%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.73%) Mobile Payment
3 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Open Source
5 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.09%) DTV
5 5 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.47%) PMI
6 4 (2.47%) User Experience
7 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.85%) Handset
8 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) VHDL
9 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.62%) IPTV
9 1 (0.62%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.54%) Linux
2 17 (10.49%) Mac OS X
3 15 (9.26%) Windows
4 13 (8.02%) UNIX
5 10 (6.17%) Android
6 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.43%) OO
3 17 (10.49%) Multithreading
4 16 (9.88%) Project Management
5 13 (8.02%) OOP
5 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.56%) UML
7 8 (4.94%) MVC
7 8 (4.94%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.32%) Resource Management
8 7 (4.32%) Computer Architecture
8 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.32%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.09%) ITIL
10 5 (3.09%) CRM
10 5 (3.09%) Web Development
10 5 (3.09%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.09%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.54%) Java
2 40 (24.69%) C++
3 34 (20.99%) C#
4 26 (16.05%) SQL
5 21 (12.96%) C
6 20 (12.35%) Python
7 19 (11.73%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.64%) Objective-C
9 12 (7.41%) Scala
10 7 (4.32%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.47%) Perl
12 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.85%) Ruby
13 2 (1.23%) PHP
13 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.62%) Rust
14 1 (0.62%) Erlang
14 1 (0.62%) TTCN
14 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.23%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) RHCE
4 2 (1.23%) LPIC
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) KVM
2 9 (5.56%) QEMU
3 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.85%) Firmware
4 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.23%) Postfix
5 2 (1.23%) Xen
5 2 (1.23%) iptables
6 1 (0.62%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Puppet
1 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (6.17%) SAP
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle
3 8 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.32%) VMware
5 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.47%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.23%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.23%) Imperva
7 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.23%) Tableau
7 2 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (0.62%) EMC
8 1 (0.62%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.62%) NetApp
8 1 (0.62%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.62%) Altera
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