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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 65 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.94% 1.84% 2.26%
As % of the General category 9.09% 3.98% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55 8 17
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,150 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
715 654 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.29% 46.19% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 403 441 339
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 79 (89.77%) Finance
2 65 (73.86%) Banking
3 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (46.59%) Python
5 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
6 38 (43.18%) Java
6 38 (43.18%) Web Services
6 38 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (42.05%) Degree
8 31 (35.23%) TDD
9 29 (32.95%) Linux
10 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
11 17 (19.32%) Games
12 12 (13.64%) SQL
12 12 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.50%) Scrum
14 10 (11.36%) Retail
14 10 (11.36%) PHP
14 10 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (11.36%) Puppet
14 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
15 9 (10.23%) Munin
15 9 (10.23%) DevOps
15 9 (10.23%) Graphite
15 9 (10.23%) Nagios
15 9 (10.23%) Ruby
16 8 (9.09%) Fujitsu

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (3.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SPSS
1 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) LAN
1 3 (3.41%) WLAN
2 1 (1.14%) Wireless
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 79 (89.77%) Finance
2 65 (73.86%) Banking
3 17 (19.32%) Games
4 10 (11.36%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.36%) Python Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.82%) QA Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Lead Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.18%) Web Services
2 8 (9.09%) HTML
2 8 (9.09%) CSS
2 8 (9.09%) Sass
2 8 (9.09%) LESS
2 8 (9.09%) RESTful
2 8 (9.09%) HTML5
3 7 (7.95%) WebSockets
4 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (4.55%) WCF
4 4 (4.55%) LINQ
4 4 (4.55%) jQuery
4 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.14%) EDI
5 1 (1.14%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.41%) Statistics
2 3 (3.41%) Economics
2 3 (3.41%) SCADA
2 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.41%) Psychology
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) TDD
3 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.50%) Scrum
6 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.23%) DevOps
8 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.09%) MVC
8 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (5.68%) SOA
11 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.55%) Release Management
12 4 (4.55%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) Python
2 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.18%) Java
4 12 (13.64%) SQL
5 10 (11.36%) PHP
6 9 (10.23%) Ruby
7 4 (4.55%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) R
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) CISSP
3 3 (3.41%) CISA
3 3 (3.41%) CISM
3 3 (3.41%) MBA
4 2 (2.27%) VCP4
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 9 (10.23%) Munin
2 9 (10.23%) Graphite
2 9 (10.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Fujitsu
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.14%) Google
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