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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 100 67
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -33
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 144 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.58% 2.10% 3.18%
As % of the General category 9.57% 4.76% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 122 44 45
Average salary £45,000 £34,149 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.77% -12.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1504 1534 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.88% 44.03% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1022 778
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Scotland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +39 65 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Glasgow +35 62 £45,000 +50.00% 13
Aberdeen +14 6 £37,250 -33.77% 1
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire +2 1 - -
Renfrewshire -3 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Stirling - 1 - - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £17,000 -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 154 (70.64%) Finance
2 123 (56.42%) Banking
3 102 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (34.86%) Python
5 71 (32.57%) Degree
6 66 (30.28%) Java
7 63 (28.90%) Web Services
7 63 (28.90%) Amazon AWS
8 60 (27.52%) JavaScript
9 59 (27.06%) Linux
10 55 (25.23%) TDD
11 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (15.14%) Games
13 32 (14.68%) SQL
14 27 (12.39%) Configuration Management
14 27 (12.39%) Retail
15 26 (11.93%) Windows
16 25 (11.47%) PRINCE2
16 25 (11.47%) Project Management
17 23 (10.55%) Scrum
17 23 (10.55%) Amazon EC2
18 22 (10.09%) QA
19 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
21 18 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
21 18 (8.26%) Puppet
21 18 (8.26%) Multithreading
21 18 (8.26%) PHP
21 18 (8.26%) WAN
22 16 (7.34%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.38%) SAS
4 3 (1.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (28.90%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.55%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.29%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.38%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.26%) WAN
2 16 (7.34%) LAN
3 15 (6.88%) Wireless
4 10 (4.59%) Firewall
5 7 (3.21%) VPN
6 6 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.75%) SAN
6 6 (2.75%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.29%) MPLS
7 5 (2.29%) VLAN
7 5 (2.29%) WLAN
7 5 (2.29%) DNS
8 4 (1.83%) UMTS
8 4 (1.83%) VoIP
8 4 (1.83%) GSM
8 4 (1.83%) 3G
8 4 (1.83%) 2G
8 4 (1.83%) 4G
8 4 (1.83%) RNC
8 4 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.29%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (2.29%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Selenium
2 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.83%) Ant
4 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 154 (70.64%) Finance
2 123 (56.42%) Banking
3 33 (15.14%) Games
4 27 (12.39%) Retail
5 9 (4.13%) Marketing
6 7 (3.21%) Electronics
7 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.75%) Advertising
8 3 (1.38%) Publishing
8 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 2 (0.92%) French Language
9 2 (0.92%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.46%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Thai Language
10 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (25.23%) Developer
2 37 (16.97%) Project Manager
3 18 (8.26%) Python Developer
4 15 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.42%) Network Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) QA Engineer
7 9 (4.13%) Consultant
7 9 (4.13%) Analyst
7 9 (4.13%) Architect
7 9 (4.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 9 (4.13%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.21%) Telecoms Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.21%) Lead Architect
9 7 (3.21%) Lead Technical Architect
10 6 (2.75%) Debt Manager
10 6 (2.75%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.75%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.90%) Web Services
2 15 (6.88%) WebSockets
3 11 (5.05%) HTML
3 11 (5.05%) CSS
4 10 (4.59%) .NET
5 9 (4.13%) XML
5 9 (4.13%) Sass
5 9 (4.13%) LESS
5 9 (4.13%) RESTful
5 9 (4.13%) HTML5
6 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.83%) WCF
6 4 (1.83%) LINQ
6 4 (1.83%) jQuery
7 2 (0.92%) WPF
7 2 (0.92%) WinForms
7 2 (0.92%) XSLT
8 1 (0.46%) EDI
8 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.75%) DTV
3 4 (1.83%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.38%) Statistics
4 3 (1.38%) SCADA
4 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.38%) Psychology
4 3 (1.38%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.38%) Economics
4 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (0.92%) Handset
5 2 (0.92%) Replication
5 2 (0.92%) Clustering
5 2 (0.92%) PDA
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.06%) Linux
2 26 (11.93%) Windows
3 10 (4.59%) UNIX
4 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.38%) Android
7 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.92%) SUSE
8 2 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.23%) TDD
3 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (12.39%) Configuration Management
5 25 (11.47%) Project Management
5 25 (11.47%) PRINCE2
6 23 (10.55%) Scrum
7 18 (8.26%) Multithreading
8 16 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.88%) ITIL
9 15 (6.88%) Regression Testing
9 15 (6.88%) Test Scripting
10 14 (6.42%) Capacity Management
10 14 (6.42%) DevOps
11 13 (5.96%) Black-Box Testing
12 12 (5.50%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.59%) Project Planning
14 9 (4.13%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.13%) MVC
15 8 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.86%) Python
2 66 (30.28%) Java
3 60 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.68%) SQL
5 18 (8.26%) PHP
6 15 (6.88%) C#
7 14 (6.42%) Ruby
8 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.38%) R
10 2 (0.92%) XPath
10 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.92%) XQuery
10 2 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (32.57%) Degree
2 11 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.21%) CCNA
5 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.29%) MCSE
6 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.29%) APMP
7 4 (1.83%) VCP4
7 4 (1.83%) PMP
7 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.38%) CISA
8 3 (1.38%) CISM
8 3 (1.38%) MBA
8 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.38%) CISSP
9 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.92%) MCITP
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.09%) QA
2 10 (4.59%) SLA
3 8 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.38%) COBIT
4 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.38%) vSphere
5 2 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (8.26%) Puppet
1 18 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (6.42%) Graphite
2 14 (6.42%) Munin
2 14 (6.42%) Nagios
3 3 (1.38%) SCCM
4 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) Cisco
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.42%) SAP
3 10 (4.59%) VMware
4 8 (3.67%) Fujitsu
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle
5 6 (2.75%) Avaya
6 4 (1.83%) HP
6 4 (1.83%) Nortel
6 4 (1.83%) Citrix
6 4 (1.83%) Mitel
6 4 (1.83%) Ericsson
6 4 (1.83%) Nokia
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.38%) Symantec
7 3 (1.38%) Altiris
7 3 (1.38%) Sophos
8 2 (0.92%) Google
9 1 (0.46%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.46%) Remedy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £16,500 to £18,500 per annum + Commission Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 30 Days holiday inc Bank Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 13 days ago