The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 906 942 955
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +13
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 7 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.026% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.43%
Softswitch
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16852 19037 19362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.40% 18.39% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14112 15181 15386
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in England

Softswitch
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch across the England region.

Softswitch Salary Trend in England

Softswitch
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 4 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 - -
Softswitch
UK

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) BroadSoft
2 10 (76.92%) Wireshark
3 9 (69.23%) VoIP
4 8 (61.54%) ISDN
4 8 (61.54%) Acme Packet
4 8 (61.54%) Polycom
5 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (53.85%) Nagios
5 7 (53.85%) SS7
5 7 (53.85%) ISUP
5 7 (53.85%) Aastra
5 7 (53.85%) MGCP
5 7 (53.85%) Handset
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) Juniper
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Mitel
8 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (23.08%) CRM
8 3 (23.08%) Case Management
9 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 1 (7.69%) OOP
10 1 (7.69%) Apache
10 1 (7.69%) PBX
10 1 (7.69%) PSTN

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Wireshark
2 9 (69.23%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) ISDN
4 7 (53.85%) ISUP
4 7 (53.85%) MGCP
4 7 (53.85%) SS7
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) CTI
7 1 (7.69%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (7.69%) MGW
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) PBX
7 1 (7.69%) PSTN
7 1 (7.69%) RTP
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Voice Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (7.69%) DHTML
1 1 (7.69%) DOM
1 1 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) Kohana
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Case Management
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) PHP 5
1 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) BroadSoft
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Acme Packet
2 8 (61.54%) Polycom
3 7 (53.85%) Aastra
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Mitel
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle