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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 53 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.87% 2.49% 2.38%
As % of the General category 6.98% 5.01% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
759 679 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.44% 49.78% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 455 453 400
Average salary £47,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,900 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (78.87%) Finance
2 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (61.97%) Banking
4 29 (40.85%) Python
5 27 (38.03%) Degree
6 26 (36.62%) Java
6 26 (36.62%) Web Services
6 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
8 22 (30.99%) TDD
9 20 (28.17%) Linux
10 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
10 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.31%) Games
11 11 (15.49%) SQL
12 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
13 9 (12.68%) Retail
13 9 (12.68%) PHP
13 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
14 7 (9.86%) DevOps
14 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (9.86%) Graphite
14 7 (9.86%) Munin
14 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (9.86%) Puppet
14 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (9.86%) C#
14 7 (9.86%) .NET
14 7 (9.86%) Nagios
14 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (4.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) SPSS
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) LAN
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (78.87%) Finance
2 44 (61.97%) Banking
3 13 (18.31%) Games
4 9 (12.68%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Python Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.04%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Statistician
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.04%) WCF
3 5 (7.04%) LINQ
3 5 (7.04%) jQuery
4 4 (5.63%) RESTful
4 4 (5.63%) HTML5
4 4 (5.63%) WebSockets
4 4 (5.63%) Sass
4 4 (5.63%) LESS
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) EDI
5 1 (1.41%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Economics
2 3 (4.23%) Statistics
2 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.23%) Psychology
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) TDD
3 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
3 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Scrum
5 7 (9.86%) DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Release Management
7 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.04%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (5.63%) MVC
9 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 3 (4.23%) SOA
9 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) Python
2 26 (36.62%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 7 (9.86%) Ruby
6 7 (9.86%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) R
8 2 (2.82%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
1 7 (9.86%) Munin
1 7 (9.86%) Puppet
1 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (9.86%) Graphite
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Fujitsu
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
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