The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 43 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 10 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.72% 5.72% 4.83%
As % of the General category 8.20% 15.43% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 17
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £43,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
Telecoms
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
122 162 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 33.15% 37.07% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 134 77
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £37,900 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Luton

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Luton

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) SLA
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) German Language
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) NUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) German Language
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Danish Language
4 2 (9.52%) French Language
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Service Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) JMS
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Mitel
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) SAP