The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 48 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 57 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.18% 1.58% 2.13%
As % of the General category 7.79% 3.63% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 49 13 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
732 717 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.63% 43.56% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 413 448 300
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 100 (91.74%) Finance
2 82 (75.23%) Banking
3 69 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (43.12%) Python
5 45 (41.28%) JavaScript
6 43 (39.45%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (38.53%) Java
7 42 (38.53%) Web Services
8 39 (35.78%) Degree
9 37 (33.94%) TDD
10 35 (32.11%) Linux
11 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
13 18 (16.51%) Games
14 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (11.93%) Scrum
15 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (11.93%) Puppet
15 13 (11.93%) Multithreading
16 12 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (11.01%) SQL
17 11 (10.09%) HTML
17 11 (10.09%) PHP
17 11 (10.09%) CSS
17 11 (10.09%) MVC
17 11 (10.09%) HTML5
17 11 (10.09%) Sass
17 11 (10.09%) LESS
17 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
17 11 (10.09%) RESTful

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (3.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) Lync
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
2 4 (3.67%) SPSS
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) InDesign
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.92%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) LAN
2 6 (5.50%) WLAN
3 2 (1.83%) VPN
3 2 (1.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Ant
1 3 (2.75%) Selenium
1 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (91.74%) Finance
2 82 (75.23%) Banking
3 18 (16.51%) Games
4 9 (8.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (8.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Developer
2 14 (12.84%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.09%) Python Developer
4 9 (8.26%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (8.26%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.34%) QA Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Information Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) Web Services
2 11 (10.09%) RESTful
2 11 (10.09%) HTML5
2 11 (10.09%) HTML
2 11 (10.09%) CSS
2 11 (10.09%) Sass
2 11 (10.09%) LESS
3 7 (6.42%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (8.26%) SCADA
2 9 (8.26%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Economics
4 4 (3.67%) Statistics
4 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.67%) Psychology
5 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) TDD
3 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.43%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.93%) Multithreading
5 13 (11.93%) Scrum
6 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
6 11 (10.09%) MVC
7 10 (9.17%) ITIL
7 10 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
8 9 (8.26%) Information Assurance
8 9 (8.26%) Capacity Management
8 9 (8.26%) Cyber Security
8 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.26%) Test Scripting
8 9 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (8.26%) Information Security
9 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.34%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) Python
2 45 (41.28%) JavaScript
3 42 (38.53%) Java
4 12 (11.01%) SQL
5 11 (10.09%) PHP
6 10 (9.17%) Ruby
7 4 (3.67%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (35.78%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (8.26%) CISSP
3 9 (8.26%) CISA
3 9 (8.26%) CISM
4 6 (5.50%) MBA
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (8.26%) COBIT
1 9 (8.26%) QA
1 9 (8.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Puppet
1 13 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.17%) Graphite
2 10 (9.17%) Nagios
2 10 (9.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Fujitsu
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
4 1 (0.92%) Apple
4 1 (0.92%) Teradata
4 1 (0.92%) Google
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