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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 47 35 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 66 124 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.80% 6.87% 3.67%
As % of the General category 18.38% 19.47% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 99 47
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
359 637 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.11% 35.29% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 286 488 415
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £29,660 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 4 August 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (37.33%) Java
2 44 (29.33%) Finance
3 33 (22.00%) Degree
4 31 (20.67%) OO
5 30 (20.00%) Linux
6 25 (16.67%) J2EE
7 24 (16.00%) HTML
8 23 (15.33%) SQL
8 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
9 21 (14.00%) TCP/IP
9 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
10 20 (13.33%) Billing
10 20 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (13.33%) Marketing
10 20 (13.33%) CSS
10 20 (13.33%) LTE
11 18 (12.00%) VoLTE
11 18 (12.00%) C#
11 18 (12.00%) HTTP
11 18 (12.00%) INAP
11 18 (12.00%) SS7
12 17 (11.33%) Project Management
13 16 (10.67%) Oracle
13 16 (10.67%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
14 15 (10.00%) MySQL
14 15 (10.00%) OOP
15 13 (8.67%) Internet
15 13 (8.67%) Multithreading
16 12 (8.00%) WCF

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.00%) GemFire
4 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.33%) JBoss
4 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (13.33%) LTE
3 18 (12.00%) INAP
3 18 (12.00%) VoLTE
3 18 (12.00%) HTTP
3 18 (12.00%) SS7
4 13 (8.67%) Internet
5 11 (7.33%) VRRP
5 11 (7.33%) OSPF
5 11 (7.33%) BGP
5 11 (7.33%) VPN
5 11 (7.33%) LAN
5 11 (7.33%) WLAN
5 11 (7.33%) WAN
5 11 (7.33%) Firewall
5 11 (7.33%) HSRP
6 6 (4.00%) Wireless
7 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.33%) 2G
8 2 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.00%) Big Data
4 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) NUnit
1 7 (4.67%) GCC
2 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.00%) MSTest
3 5 (3.33%) LLVM
3 5 (3.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.33%) Subversion
4 2 (1.33%) Maven
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (29.33%) Finance
2 20 (13.33%) Billing
2 20 (13.33%) Marketing
3 11 (7.33%) Publishing
4 10 (6.67%) Electronics
5 9 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.00%) Banking
6 6 (4.00%) French Language
6 6 (4.00%) German Language
7 4 (2.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Developer
2 32 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.33%) Programme Manager
8 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Telecoms Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Telecoms Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Network Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Sales Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) J2EE
2 24 (16.00%) HTML
3 20 (13.33%) CSS
4 12 (8.00%) .NET
4 12 (8.00%) WCF
4 12 (8.00%) REST
5 11 (7.33%) HTML5
5 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.33%) EJB
6 9 (6.00%) XML
7 8 (5.33%) Java EE
8 7 (4.67%) Web Services
8 7 (4.67%) LINQ
9 6 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.00%) Dojo
9 6 (4.00%) XSLT
10 4 (2.67%) WPF
11 3 (2.00%) STL
11 3 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Mobile Payment
2 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.33%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.33%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.67%) User Experience
5 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.67%) DTV
6 6 (4.00%) Handset
7 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.67%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.00%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.33%) FMCG
10 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.33%) Physics
10 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.33%) Replication
11 1 (0.67%) VHDL
11 1 (0.67%) IVR
11 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (6.67%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.00%) Android
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) CentOS
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.67%) OO
2 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.33%) Project Management
5 15 (10.00%) OOP
6 13 (8.67%) Multithreading
7 11 (7.33%) Scrum
8 10 (6.67%) CRM
8 10 (6.67%) SDLC
9 7 (4.67%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (4.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.67%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.00%) TDD
10 6 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.00%) Network Management
10 6 (4.00%) V-Model
10 6 (4.00%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (3.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.33%) Java
2 23 (15.33%) SQL
3 18 (12.00%) C#
4 12 (8.00%) Python
4 12 (8.00%) Scala
5 11 (7.33%) C++
6 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.00%) Ruby
9 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.67%) TTCN
10 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (22.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) HND
3 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.33%) RHCE
4 2 (1.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.33%) KVM
2 5 (3.33%) QEMU
3 2 (1.33%) Postfix
3 2 (1.33%) Firmware
3 2 (1.33%) Xen
3 2 (1.33%) iptables
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Oracle
2 11 (7.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.00%) VMware
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco
6 2 (1.33%) BT
6 2 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (0.67%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.67%) NetApp
7 1 (0.67%) EMC
7 1 (0.67%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Altera
7 1 (0.67%) SaltStack
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