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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 63 135 87
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -48
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 110 39 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.48% 1.05% 2.42%
As % of the General category 7.20% 2.34% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 48
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,700 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
1527 1670 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.37% 45.01% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1093 876
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +54 67 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Glasgow +21 31 £43,750 +36.71% 7
West Lothian - 8 £53,750 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 £38,500 -
Aberdeen +19 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £24,000 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 174 (79.09%) Finance
2 153 (69.55%) Banking
3 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (35.00%) Python
5 74 (33.64%) TDD
6 70 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 68 (30.91%) Java
8 64 (29.09%) Linux
9 61 (27.73%) Degree
10 54 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
11 53 (24.09%) Games
12 50 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (22.27%) Web Services
14 35 (15.91%) QA
15 28 (12.73%) RESTful
15 28 (12.73%) MVC
16 27 (12.27%) HTML
16 27 (12.27%) CSS
17 26 (11.82%) HTML5
17 26 (11.82%) Puppet
17 26 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (11.36%) Relational Database
18 25 (11.36%) Sass
18 25 (11.36%) LESS
18 25 (11.36%) Unit Testing
18 25 (11.36%) Windows
19 24 (10.91%) Multithreading
19 24 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
19 24 (10.91%) Scrum
20 22 (10.00%) Microsoft

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (4.55%) Apache
1 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.18%) Lync
3 6 (2.73%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.91%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.45%) InDesign
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.73%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 3 (1.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.82%) WAN
2 14 (6.36%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (4.55%) LAN
4 9 (4.09%) DHCP
4 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.09%) Wireless
5 8 (3.64%) OSPF
5 8 (3.64%) BGP
5 8 (3.64%) DNS
6 7 (3.18%) WLAN
6 7 (3.18%) RIP
6 7 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (2.73%) NX-OS
7 6 (2.73%) WiMAX
7 6 (2.73%) LTE
7 6 (2.73%) Junos
7 6 (2.73%) 4G
7 6 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (2.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.82%) MySQL
3 12 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.73%) Apache Hive
4 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.73%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.91%) Big Data
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.00%) Ant
2 11 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
General
1 174 (79.09%) Finance
2 153 (69.55%) Banking
3 53 (24.09%) Games
4 11 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.55%) Retail
6 9 (4.09%) Marketing
7 6 (2.73%) Electronics
8 5 (2.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.91%) French Language
11 2 (0.91%) Billing
11 2 (0.91%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.45%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 74 (33.64%) Developer
2 28 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 15 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.36%) Analyst
6 11 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 11 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 8 (3.64%) Consultant
7 8 (3.64%) Network Engineer
7 8 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (3.18%) Senior Developer
9 6 (2.73%) DBA
9 6 (2.73%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.73%) Security Consultant
9 6 (2.73%) Administrator
9 6 (2.73%) Network Analyst
9 6 (2.73%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.27%) Web Services
2 28 (12.73%) RESTful
3 27 (12.27%) HTML
3 27 (12.27%) CSS
4 26 (11.82%) HTML5
5 25 (11.36%) Sass
5 25 (11.36%) LESS
6 21 (9.55%) WebSockets
7 15 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.27%) .NET
9 4 (1.82%) WinForms
10 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.91%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (0.91%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.91%) WCF
11 2 (0.91%) WPF
11 2 (0.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 11 (5.00%) SCADA
2 11 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.73%) DTV
5 5 (2.27%) Replication
5 5 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.82%) Handset
7 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.36%) Statistics
8 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.91%) Psychology
8 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.09%) Linux
2 25 (11.36%) Windows
3 9 (4.09%) UNIX
4 5 (2.27%) Android
4 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (33.64%) TDD
3 50 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (12.73%) MVC
5 25 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 24 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 24 (10.91%) Scrum
7 21 (9.55%) ITIL
7 21 (9.55%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.82%) DevOps
9 14 (6.36%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.91%) Information Security
10 13 (5.91%) Test Scripting
10 13 (5.91%) Cyber Security
11 12 (5.45%) SDLC
12 11 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
12 11 (5.00%) Data Protection
12 11 (5.00%) Information Assurance
12 11 (5.00%) Web Testing
12 11 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.00%) Python
2 70 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 68 (30.91%) Java
4 19 (8.64%) PHP
5 17 (7.73%) SQL
6 15 (6.82%) Ruby
7 5 (2.27%) C#
8 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.91%) R
9 2 (0.91%) C++
10 1 (0.45%) Erlang
10 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.45%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 61 (27.73%) Degree
2 16 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.00%) CISSP
3 11 (5.00%) CISA
3 11 (5.00%) CISM
4 6 (2.73%) MBA
5 5 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.91%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) HND
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.91%) QA
2 11 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.00%) COBIT
3 8 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.82%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) Puppet
1 26 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.55%) Graphite
2 10 (4.55%) Munin
2 10 (4.55%) Nagios
3 8 (3.64%) SCCM
4 2 (0.91%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.82%) Cisco
3 12 (5.45%) Oracle
4 8 (3.64%) Avaya
5 7 (3.18%) Juniper
6 6 (2.73%) Nortel
6 6 (2.73%) SAP
6 6 (2.73%) Ericsson
6 6 (2.73%) Nokia
6 6 (2.73%) F5
7 5 (2.27%) VMware
7 5 (2.27%) Google
8 4 (1.82%) Brocade
8 4 (1.82%) Perforce
8 4 (1.82%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.82%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (1.82%) NetApp
9 3 (1.36%) Mitel
9 3 (1.36%) Altiris
9 3 (1.36%) Fujitsu
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