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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 69 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.34% 1.34% 1.58%
As % of the General category 8.22% 2.70% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.49% +28.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
839 741 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.77% 49.50% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 470 475 366
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 106 (88.33%) Finance
2 92 (76.67%) Banking
3 64 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.33%) Python
5 41 (34.17%) Linux
6 40 (33.33%) TDD
7 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
8 32 (26.67%) Games
9 30 (25.00%) Java
10 27 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (19.17%) Degree
13 21 (17.50%) QA
14 20 (16.67%) Web Services
14 20 (16.67%) MVC
15 19 (15.83%) RESTful
15 19 (15.83%) Puppet
15 19 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (15.00%) CSS
16 18 (15.00%) HTML
17 17 (14.17%) HTML5
18 16 (13.33%) Sass
18 16 (13.33%) LESS
18 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.33%) Multithreading
18 16 (13.33%) Unit Testing
19 15 (12.50%) SQL
19 15 (12.50%) MySQL
20 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
21 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (9.17%) Apache
2 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.00%) Lync
4 5 (4.17%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.67%) SAS
6 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) InDesign
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) WAN
2 6 (5.00%) LAN
3 4 (3.33%) LDAP
3 4 (3.33%) IPsec
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.33%) DHCP
3 4 (3.33%) DNS
3 4 (3.33%) SAN
4 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.50%) WLAN
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) OSPF
6 1 (0.83%) BGP
6 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) MySQL
2 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.50%) Redis
8 2 (1.67%) Big Data
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.00%) Ant
2 6 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
General
1 106 (88.33%) Finance
2 92 (76.67%) Banking
3 32 (26.67%) Games
4 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
5 9 (7.50%) Electronics
5 9 (7.50%) Marketing
6 8 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (4.17%) Legal
8 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 2 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (38.33%) Developer
2 15 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 4 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.33%) DBA
7 4 (3.33%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (2.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 3 (2.50%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 3 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.50%) Information Manager
8 3 (2.50%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (2.50%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (2.50%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (2.50%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) Web Services
2 19 (15.83%) RESTful
3 18 (15.00%) CSS
3 18 (15.00%) HTML
4 17 (14.17%) HTML5
5 16 (13.33%) Sass
5 16 (13.33%) LESS
6 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.50%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.67%) Dapper ORM
8 2 (1.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.67%) WCF
8 2 (1.67%) LINQ
8 2 (1.67%) jQuery
8 2 (1.67%) .NET
8 2 (1.67%) J2EE
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) DTV
2 8 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 8 (6.67%) SCADA
2 8 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (5.83%) Replication
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Economics
6 2 (1.67%) Statistics
6 2 (1.67%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.67%) Psychology
6 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) TDD
3 27 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.67%) MVC
5 16 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 16 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.00%) Scrum
7 11 (9.17%) Information Security
7 11 (9.17%) ITIL
7 11 (9.17%) Cyber Security
7 11 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (7.50%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (6.67%) Project Management
9 8 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) Python
2 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.00%) Java
4 15 (12.50%) SQL
5 13 (10.83%) PHP
6 11 (9.17%) Ruby
7 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) C#
9 2 (1.67%) R
10 1 (0.83%) Elixir
10 1 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) CISSP
3 8 (6.67%) CISA
3 8 (6.67%) CISM
4 3 (2.50%) MBA
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) QA
2 8 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.33%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Puppet
1 19 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.33%) Graphite
2 4 (3.33%) Nagios
2 4 (3.33%) SCCM
2 4 (3.33%) Munin
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Google
3 6 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (3.33%) Brocade
4 4 (3.33%) Perforce
4 4 (3.33%) VMware
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) NetApp
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.67%) BT
6 2 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) Apple
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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