The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank - - 267
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
Softswitch
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1092 928 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.02% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 912 809 1001
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Softswitch
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in the North West