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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 35 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 88 90 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.36% 6.12% 4.60%
As % of the General category 19.13% 21.08% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56 85 75
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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
460 427 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.24% 29.03% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 356 356 509
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 30 April 2016.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (38.21%) Degree
2 46 (37.40%) Java
3 27 (21.95%) Linux
4 23 (18.70%) C++
5 22 (17.89%) HTML
5 22 (17.89%) Finance
6 21 (17.07%) CSS
6 21 (17.07%) SS7
7 20 (16.26%) SQL
7 20 (16.26%) J2EE
8 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.63%) Marketing
9 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
9 17 (13.82%) LTE
9 17 (13.82%) C
10 16 (13.01%) VoLTE
11 14 (11.38%) C#
11 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
11 14 (11.38%) Digital Media
12 13 (10.57%) Presales
13 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (9.76%) OOP
13 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
14 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.94%) Python
14 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
14 11 (8.94%) Internet
14 11 (8.94%) Banking
14 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (4.07%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.44%) Apache
2 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) SS7
2 17 (13.82%) LTE
3 16 (13.01%) VoLTE
4 11 (8.94%) Internet
5 9 (7.32%) Intelligent Network
5 9 (7.32%) NGN
6 8 (6.50%) HTTP
7 7 (5.69%) Value-Added Service
8 5 (4.07%) 3GPP
8 5 (4.07%) SAN
8 5 (4.07%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (2.44%) VLAN
9 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.63%) VPN
11 1 (0.81%) 3G
11 1 (0.81%) BGP
11 1 (0.81%) Firewall
11 1 (0.81%) LAN
11 1 (0.81%) MPLS
11 1 (0.81%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Selenium
2 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.50%) JBehave
2 8 (6.50%) Ranorex
2 8 (6.50%) RSpec
2 8 (6.50%) Subversion
3 4 (3.25%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Marketing
3 11 (8.94%) Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Games
5 9 (7.32%) Retail
6 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
7 7 (5.69%) Electronics
8 4 (3.25%) Billing
9 2 (1.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Developer
2 19 (15.45%) Consultant
3 11 (8.94%) Analyst
3 11 (8.94%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) Administrator
4 10 (8.13%) ICT Administrator
4 10 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.32%) C++ Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Graduate
5 9 (7.32%) Junior
5 9 (7.32%) Linux Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Presales Consultant
5 9 (7.32%) VoLTE Consultant
6 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.89%) HTML
2 21 (17.07%) CSS
3 20 (16.26%) J2EE
4 9 (7.32%) HTML5
5 8 (6.50%) Ajax
5 8 (6.50%) REST
5 8 (6.50%) Web Services
6 4 (3.25%) .NET
6 4 (3.25%) CSS3
6 4 (3.25%) XML
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.63%) jQuery
8 2 (1.63%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.81%) MyBatis
9 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.38%) Digital Media
3 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.32%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.69%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (5.69%) User Experience
7 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.88%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.07%) CMDB
8 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.25%) ASIC
9 4 (3.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (3.25%) Verilog
10 2 (1.63%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) Unix
3 6 (4.88%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Solaris
5 3 (2.44%) Android
5 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.57%) Presales
2 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.76%) OOP
2 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
4 9 (7.32%) Network Architecture
4 9 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
5 8 (6.50%) API Testing
5 8 (6.50%) BDD
5 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (6.50%) Logistics
5 8 (6.50%) OO
5 8 (6.50%) Product Marketing
5 8 (6.50%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.69%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Facilities Management
8 4 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.40%) Java
2 23 (18.70%) C++
3 20 (16.26%) SQL
4 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) C
6 14 (11.38%) C#
7 11 (8.94%) Python
8 7 (5.69%) Scala
9 4 (3.25%) Erlang
9 4 (3.25%) R
10 2 (1.63%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.63%) Perl
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (38.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) PhD
3 1 (0.81%) CCENT
3 1 (0.81%) CCNA
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.32%) SAP
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.07%) Lotus
5 3 (2.44%) Sybase
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Juniper
7 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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