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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 63 48 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 32 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 4.11% 2.22%
As % of the General category 4.37% 7.47% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 9
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
732 750 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.59% 55.11% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 451 424 461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 14 February 2016.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 76 (73.79%) Finance
2 60 (58.25%) Banking
3 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.92%) Degree
4 37 (35.92%) Python
5 31 (30.10%) Java
6 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.33%) Linux
8 22 (21.36%) Web Services
8 22 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
10 17 (16.50%) SQL
11 16 (15.53%) Games
11 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (15.53%) TDD
12 15 (14.56%) Scrum
13 14 (13.59%) Programme Management
13 14 (13.59%) Manufacturing
13 14 (13.59%) Electronics
13 14 (13.59%) SAP
13 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (13.59%) Marketing
13 14 (13.59%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (12.62%) Puppet
14 13 (12.62%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (11.65%) QA
16 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
17 10 (9.71%) High Availability

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (5.83%) SAS
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 5 (4.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (13.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) DigitalOcean
2 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) WAN
2 5 (4.85%) VoIP
3 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.91%) LAN
4 3 (2.91%) SAN
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.97%) BGP
6 1 (0.97%) Junos
6 1 (0.97%) MPLS
6 1 (0.97%) OSPF
6 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.97%) VPLS
6 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Data Mining
1 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Big Data
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) Redis
5 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.83%) Ant
2 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.83%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) Subversion
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) Maven
4 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (73.79%) Finance
2 60 (58.25%) Banking
3 16 (15.53%) Games
4 14 (13.59%) Electronics
4 14 (13.59%) Manufacturing
4 14 (13.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Billing
5 3 (2.91%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.74%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Python Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Agile Project Manager
5 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Web Manager
5 8 (7.77%) Web Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.83%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Software QA Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Statistical Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Angular Developer
8 4 (3.88%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) Web Services
2 7 (6.80%) CSS
2 7 (6.80%) HTML
3 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.83%) HTML5
3 6 (5.83%) LESS
3 6 (5.83%) RESTful
3 6 (5.83%) Sass
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) J2EE
4 2 (1.94%) Spring
5 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.97%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Economics
2 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.85%) Psychology
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
2 5 (4.85%) Statistics
3 4 (3.88%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) CCTV
6 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Unix
3 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (15.53%) TDD
4 15 (14.56%) Scrum
5 14 (13.59%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (13.59%) Programme Management
5 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.71%) High Availability
6 10 (9.71%) Project Planning
7 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
7 9 (8.74%) Project Management
8 8 (7.77%) Information Security
8 8 (7.77%) Regression Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.80%) Line Management
10 6 (5.83%) Analytics
10 6 (5.83%) MVC
10 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.92%) Python
2 31 (30.10%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.50%) SQL
5 10 (9.71%) PHP
6 5 (4.85%) R
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
6 5 (4.85%) VBA
7 3 (2.91%) C
7 3 (2.91%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.94%) PMP
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) CISA
4 1 (0.97%) CISM
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) zsh
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (12.62%) Puppet
2 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) SAP
3 10 (9.71%) Google
4 7 (6.80%) Cisco
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle
6 5 (4.85%) Adobe
6 5 (4.85%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.91%) Minitab
7 3 (2.91%) NetApp
7 3 (2.91%) Symantec
7 3 (2.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.94%) Aruba
8 2 (1.94%) F5
8 2 (1.94%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) Juniper
9 1 (0.97%) OpenText
9 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
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