The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 44 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 22 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 2.98% 9.50%
As % of the General category 9.61% 9.19% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 33
Average salary £30,000 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £29,700 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £45,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
229 185 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.61% 32.40% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 205 149 121
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (68.18%) Banking
2 53 (60.23%) Degree
3 47 (53.41%) Unit Testing
4 36 (40.91%) Java
5 30 (34.09%) SQL
6 29 (32.95%) J2EE
6 29 (32.95%) HTML
6 29 (32.95%) XML
6 29 (32.95%) Hibernate
7 28 (31.82%) Web Services
8 19 (21.59%) Finance
9 18 (20.45%) RPG
9 18 (20.45%) RPG IV
10 16 (18.18%) Spring
11 13 (14.77%) Billing
11 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
11 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (14.77%) Struts
11 13 (14.77%) CSS
11 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
11 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
11 13 (14.77%) IBM
11 13 (14.77%) Guidewire
12 11 (12.50%) Migration
13 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
13 10 (11.36%) ISEB
14 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
14 9 (10.23%) ETL
14 9 (10.23%) RAD
14 9 (10.23%) JSP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
1 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) INSURE/90
2 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.14%) Softswitch
1 1 (1.14%) ISDN
1 1 (1.14%) VoIP
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
1 9 (10.23%) DB2
1 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.23%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (5.68%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.68%) Selenium
4 4 (4.55%) Maven
4 4 (4.55%) CruiseControl
4 4 (4.55%) Ant
4 4 (4.55%) JMeter
4 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) JBehave
4 4 (4.55%) Calabash
5 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.14%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.14%) Robotium
7 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
General
1 60 (68.18%) Banking
2 19 (21.59%) Finance
3 13 (14.77%) Billing
4 8 (9.09%) Welsh Language
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (65.91%) Analyst
2 42 (47.73%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 22 (25.00%) Programmer
4 20 (22.73%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 20 (22.73%) Senior Programmer
5 10 (11.36%) Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Graduate
9 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Account Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) J2EE
1 29 (32.95%) HTML
1 29 (32.95%) XML
1 29 (32.95%) Hibernate
2 28 (31.82%) Web Services
3 16 (18.18%) Spring
4 13 (14.77%) Struts
4 13 (14.77%) CSS
5 9 (10.23%) JSP
6 4 (4.55%) JSF
6 4 (4.55%) Ajax
6 4 (4.55%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (4.55%) JPA
6 4 (4.55%) Java EE
7 3 (3.41%) REST
7 3 (3.41%) HTML5
7 3 (3.41%) JSON
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.14%) RESTful
9 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.41%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.27%) Statistics
3 2 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Unit Testing
2 11 (12.50%) Migration
3 9 (10.23%) ETL
3 9 (10.23%) RAD
3 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
3 9 (10.23%) Data Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Validation
5 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) Scrum
6 6 (6.82%) Project Management
6 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.68%) ITIL
7 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Web Development
8 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) RPG
3 18 (20.45%) RPG IV
4 9 (10.23%) RPG/400
5 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.68%) C
7 4 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (3.41%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) Python
9 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) R
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (60.23%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.36%) ISEB
3 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) APMP
6 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) IBM
1 13 (14.77%) Guidewire
2 3 (3.41%) Coverity
2 3 (3.41%) Wind River
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.14%) Sonus
4 1 (1.14%) HP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco
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