The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 26 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.96% 3.11% 1.35%
As % of the General category 3.39% 7.79% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,486 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.36% -
Telecoms
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 77 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 57.84% 39.90% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 44
Average salary £28,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Chester

Telecoms
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
1 6 (54.55%) Avaya
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Games
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) e-Learning

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Games
1 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Trainer
2 4 (36.36%) Development Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Author
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Author
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
1 6 (54.55%) Avaya
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft