The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 45 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 83 85 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.44% 5.44% 7.02%
As % of the General category 10.06% 13.80% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 40
Average salary £42,500 £38,225 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.18% +1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £54,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
825 616 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.12% 39.41% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 620 442 544
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Cheshire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 59 £53,000 +41.33% 5
Macclesfield - 9 £42,500 - 1
Chester +11 7 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Crewe -20 2 £31,000 +24.00%
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 55 (39.29%) Billing
2 43 (30.71%) Java
3 35 (25.00%) Project Management
4 26 (18.57%) DB2
5 23 (16.43%) JIRA
6 22 (15.71%) MS Project
7 21 (15.00%) Oracle
7 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (14.29%) Product Management
8 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 19 (13.57%) .NET
9 19 (13.57%) Degree
10 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
10 17 (12.14%) ITIL
10 17 (12.14%) SQL
11 16 (11.43%) Computer Science
12 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (10.00%) iSeries
13 14 (10.00%) Apache Flex
13 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 14 (10.00%) MySQL
13 14 (10.00%) PHP
13 14 (10.00%) RPG
14 13 (9.29%) Finance
14 13 (9.29%) Analytics
15 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
15 12 (8.57%) .NET Framework
15 12 (8.57%) PHP5
15 12 (8.57%) Subversion
15 12 (8.57%) C#

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.29%) SAS
1 6 (4.29%) Confluence
2 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.43%) JBoss
3 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.43%) Mule
3 2 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 22 (15.71%) MS Project
2 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.14%) MS Office
4 7 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (2.14%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.43%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Internet
1 4 (2.86%) Wireless
2 3 (2.14%) SMS
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.43%) LAN
3 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) Broadband
4 1 (0.71%) ISDN
4 1 (0.71%) SNMP
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) SONET
4 1 (0.71%) DWDM
4 1 (0.71%) MPLS
4 1 (0.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) DB2
2 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.57%) QlikView
4 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.43%) Essbase
5 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (16.43%) JIRA
2 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (1.43%) Ant
3 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (39.29%) Billing
2 13 (9.29%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) French Language
4 5 (3.57%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Project Manager
2 22 (15.71%) Analyst
3 19 (13.57%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Production Manager
5 12 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Software Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Business Consultant
8 5 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 14 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 12 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.86%) CSS
4 4 (2.86%) Web Services
4 4 (2.86%) HTML
4 4 (2.86%) jQuery
5 2 (1.43%) OpenID
5 2 (1.43%) HTML5
5 2 (1.43%) REST
5 2 (1.43%) LESS
5 2 (1.43%) MyBatis
5 2 (1.43%) XSLT
5 2 (1.43%) JMS
5 2 (1.43%) SAML
5 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.43%) Spring
5 2 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.00%) iSeries
4 7 (5.00%) AS400
5 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.43%) UNIX
2 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) Project Management
2 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.29%) Product Management
4 17 (12.14%) ITIL
5 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.29%) Analytics
7 10 (7.14%) Line Management
7 10 (7.14%) OO
7 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.14%) Validation
8 9 (6.43%) Matrix Management
9 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.71%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.00%) Scrum
10 7 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.00%) Time Management
11 6 (4.29%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) Java
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 14 (10.00%) PHP
3 14 (10.00%) RPG
4 12 (8.57%) C#
4 12 (8.57%) PHP5
5 4 (2.86%) C
5 4 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.43%) CCNP
3 2 (1.43%) CCDP
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) JNCIS
3 2 (1.43%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.71%) VCP4
4 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Oracle
2 10 (7.14%) BT
2 10 (7.14%) IBM
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.00%) Planview
5 6 (4.29%) Perforce
6 5 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.57%) Cognos
6 5 (3.57%) Adobe
6 5 (3.57%) Avaya
7 2 (1.43%) Juniper
7 2 (1.43%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.43%) Informatica
7 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.43%) Remedy
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) Mitel
8 1 (0.71%) Panasonic
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