The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank - 32 23
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 3.38% 1.23%
As % of the General category - 10.87% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
Lancashire

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

General Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 30.23% 31.08% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Preston

Telecoms
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects