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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.34% 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the General category 0.94% 0.64% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -48.38%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
106 156 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.55% 60.00% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 86 78
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,500 £67,500
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 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Games

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center