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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -27
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 47 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 1.21% 2.16%
As % of the General category 6.57% 2.69% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
715 707 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.00% 44.95% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 420 438 282
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 102 (92.73%) Finance
2 83 (75.45%) Banking
3 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 41 (37.27%) Python
6 38 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (33.64%) Java
8 36 (32.73%) Web Services
9 33 (30.00%) TDD
9 33 (30.00%) Degree
10 30 (27.27%) Linux
11 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
11 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (15.45%) Games
13 16 (14.55%) CSS
13 16 (14.55%) HTML
13 16 (14.55%) RESTful
14 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
14 15 (13.64%) HTML5
14 15 (13.64%) Sass
14 15 (13.64%) LESS
14 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.64%) MVC
15 13 (11.82%) SQL
16 12 (10.91%) ITIL
16 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (10.91%) Puppet
16 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
17 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
17 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) Apache
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (3.64%) SPSS
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.91%) InDesign
3 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) LAN
2 6 (5.45%) WLAN
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
3 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
2 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.73%) Selenium
1 3 (2.73%) Ant
2 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (92.73%) Finance
2 83 (75.45%) Banking
3 17 (15.45%) Games
4 10 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.91%) French Language
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Developer
2 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (8.18%) Python Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Cyber Security Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Security Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.45%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) Web Services
2 16 (14.55%) CSS
2 16 (14.55%) HTML
2 16 (14.55%) RESTful
3 15 (13.64%) HTML5
3 15 (13.64%) Sass
3 15 (13.64%) LESS
4 7 (6.36%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (9.09%) SCADA
2 10 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.64%) Psychology
4 4 (3.64%) Statistics
4 4 (3.64%) Economics
5 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) TDD
3 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
3 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 15 (13.64%) MVC
5 12 (10.91%) ITIL
6 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 10 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 10 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (9.09%) Information Security
8 9 (8.18%) Capacity Management
8 9 (8.18%) DevOps
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
10 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.45%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 41 (37.27%) Python
3 37 (33.64%) Java
4 13 (11.82%) SQL
5 9 (8.18%) Ruby
5 9 (8.18%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) R
7 1 (0.91%) Elixir
7 1 (0.91%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (9.09%) CISSP
3 10 (9.09%) CISA
3 10 (9.09%) CISM
4 6 (5.45%) MBA
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 10 (9.09%) COBIT
1 10 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (10.91%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) Nagios
2 9 (8.18%) Munin
2 9 (8.18%) Graphite
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Fujitsu
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) Teradata
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) Apple
5 1 (0.91%) Informatica
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