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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 93 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 19 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 2.32% 1.67%
As % of the General category 2.34% 4.45% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 14
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,300 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
812 697 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.13% 52.09% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 490 451 414
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 1 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) ISEB
6 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
6 4 (14.81%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) V-Model
6 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
6 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) ASN.1
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Billing
6 1 (3.70%) Games
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (7.41%) LINQ
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Apache FOP
3 1 (3.70%) EDI
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
2 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) V-Model
2 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
2 4 (14.81%) Workflow
2 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Business Development
4 2 (7.41%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Brocade
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) NetApp
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago