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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 108 57
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -51
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 120 62 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.81% 1.55% 3.69%
As % of the General category 7.73% 3.81% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 103 42 55
Average salary £50,000 £37,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.22% +3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1553 1629 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.33% 40.80% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 932 999 758
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £64,100 £62,860
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +44 59 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Glasgow +45 57 £45,000 +20.00% 6
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 - 1
Stirling -8 1 £70,000 +89.18%
Ayrshire - 1 £17,000 -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 167 (74.22%) Finance
2 142 (63.11%) Banking
3 116 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (35.56%) Python
5 77 (34.22%) Java
6 73 (32.44%) Degree
6 73 (32.44%) Amazon AWS
7 72 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 72 (32.00%) Web Services
8 65 (28.89%) TDD
9 60 (26.67%) Linux
10 42 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (15.56%) Games
12 32 (14.22%) Configuration Management
13 27 (12.00%) Scrum
14 25 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (10.67%) QA
16 23 (10.22%) Project Management
16 23 (10.22%) Multithreading
16 23 (10.22%) Puppet
16 23 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (9.78%) PRINCE2
18 21 (9.33%) Windows
19 19 (8.44%) Wireless
19 19 (8.44%) PHP
20 17 (7.56%) Relational Database
20 17 (7.56%) Capacity Management
20 17 (7.56%) Test Scripting
21 16 (7.11%) Munin

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.78%) SAS
4 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.89%) Lync
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) MS Office
2 8 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.78%) SPSS
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.44%) InDesign
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.44%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.44%) Wireless
2 15 (6.67%) LAN
3 12 (5.33%) WAN
4 8 (3.56%) WLAN
5 7 (3.11%) UMTS
5 7 (3.11%) GSM
5 7 (3.11%) 2G
5 7 (3.11%) WiMAX
5 7 (3.11%) 3G
5 7 (3.11%) RNC
5 7 (3.11%) LTE
5 7 (3.11%) Unified Communications
5 7 (3.11%) 4G
5 7 (3.11%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (2.67%) VPN
7 5 (2.22%) DNS
7 5 (2.22%) VoIP
7 5 (2.22%) Firewall
8 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.78%) MySQL
2 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) Ant
1 7 (3.11%) Selenium
1 7 (3.11%) Jenkins
General
1 167 (74.22%) Finance
2 142 (63.11%) Banking
3 35 (15.56%) Games
4 12 (5.33%) Retail
5 8 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.78%) Advertising
6 4 (1.78%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Publishing
7 3 (1.33%) French Language
8 2 (0.89%) German Language
8 2 (0.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.89%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.44%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.44%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 55 (24.44%) Developer
2 31 (13.78%) Project Manager
3 21 (9.33%) Python Developer
4 20 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.56%) Network Engineer
6 16 (7.11%) QA Engineer
7 11 (4.89%) Architect
8 9 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Consultant
8 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (3.56%) Lead Technical Architect
9 8 (3.56%) Lead Architect
9 8 (3.56%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.11%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (3.11%) RAN Engineer
10 7 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.00%) Web Services
2 16 (7.11%) WebSockets
3 15 (6.67%) RESTful
3 15 (6.67%) HTML5
3 15 (6.67%) CSS
3 15 (6.67%) HTML
4 14 (6.22%) Sass
4 14 (6.22%) LESS
5 3 (1.33%) .NET
6 2 (0.89%) WPF
6 2 (0.89%) WinForms
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) LINQ
7 1 (0.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.56%) Cryptography
2 8 (3.56%) SCADA
2 8 (3.56%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) Economics
4 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.78%) Psychology
4 4 (1.78%) Statistics
5 3 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.33%) Handset
6 2 (0.89%) PDA
6 2 (0.89%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.44%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.67%) Linux
2 21 (9.33%) Windows
3 7 (3.11%) UNIX
3 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.22%) Android
5 4 (1.78%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.89%) TDD
3 42 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (14.22%) Configuration Management
5 27 (12.00%) Scrum
6 23 (10.22%) Project Management
6 23 (10.22%) Multithreading
7 22 (9.78%) PRINCE2
8 17 (7.56%) Capacity Management
8 17 (7.56%) Test Scripting
9 16 (7.11%) Black-Box Testing
9 16 (7.11%) DevOps
9 16 (7.11%) Regression Testing
10 14 (6.22%) MVC
10 14 (6.22%) ITIL
10 14 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.44%) Project Planning
13 9 (4.00%) SOA
13 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.56%) Python
2 77 (34.22%) Java
3 72 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.44%) PHP
5 16 (7.11%) Ruby
6 13 (5.78%) SQL
7 4 (1.78%) R
8 3 (1.33%) C#
9 2 (0.89%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (32.44%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.56%) CISA
4 8 (3.56%) CISM
4 8 (3.56%) CISSP
5 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.67%) MBA
6 5 (2.22%) APMP
7 4 (1.78%) PMP
7 4 (1.78%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.89%) MCSE
8 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.89%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.67%) QA
2 10 (4.44%) SLA
3 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.56%) COBIT
4 8 (3.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (10.22%) Puppet
1 23 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (7.11%) Graphite
2 16 (7.11%) Nagios
2 16 (7.11%) Munin
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.33%) Cisco
3 8 (3.56%) Fujitsu
4 7 (3.11%) Nortel
4 7 (3.11%) Ericsson
4 7 (3.11%) Nokia
5 6 (2.67%) Avaya
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle
6 4 (1.78%) Mitel
7 3 (1.33%) Altiris
7 3 (1.33%) Google
7 3 (1.33%) Citrix
8 2 (0.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.44%) Teradata
9 1 (0.44%) Polycom
9 1 (0.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.44%) Acme Packet
9 1 (0.44%) F5
9 1 (0.44%) Verint
9 1 (0.44%) BMC
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