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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 99 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 16 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 2.77% 1.68%
As % of the General category 1.90% 5.15% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 13
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £46,600
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
844 757 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.20% 53.80% 49.92%
Number of salaries quoted 494 494 411
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,500
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 20 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Retail
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 4 (15.38%) V-Model
7 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 4 (15.38%) Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) ASN.1
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Retail
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) Billing
5 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Bid Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) WCF
2 3 (11.54%) LINQ
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Apache FOP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Workflow
2 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 4 (15.38%) V-Model
2 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
2 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) NetApp
2 1 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Brocade
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago