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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 78 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 28 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 3.58% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.54% 6.91% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
791 752 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.06% 51.79% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 484 484 400
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 27 (54.00%) Banking
3 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) Degree
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) Python
7 14 (28.00%) TDD
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 12 (24.00%) Web Services
9 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (24.00%) Linux
10 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) Games
11 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
12 8 (16.00%) Retail
13 7 (14.00%) C#
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Scrum
13 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
14 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
14 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 5 (10.00%) QA
15 5 (10.00%) WCF
15 5 (10.00%) LINQ
15 5 (10.00%) jQuery
15 5 (10.00%) PHP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) SPSS
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 27 (54.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Games
4 8 (16.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.00%) WCF
3 5 (10.00%) LINQ
3 5 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (8.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.00%) Apache FOP
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Psychology
3 2 (4.00%) Economics
3 2 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) TDD
3 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.00%) Release Management
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Business Development
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) V-Model
8 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) Python
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) R
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) VB
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) Korn
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
1 3 (6.00%) Munin
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Graphite
2 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
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