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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 95 52 94
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +42
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 68 129 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 4.19% 2.30%
As % of the General category 5.00% 8.78% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 109 41
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1359 1469 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.01% 47.74% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 772 867 1005
Average salary £48,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -11 32 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Glasgow -46 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
West Lothian +10 4 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £44,500 -
Fife +1 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 £55,000 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (66.37%) Finance
2 111 (49.78%) Banking
3 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (32.29%) Degree
5 64 (28.70%) Python
6 62 (27.80%) Java
7 45 (20.18%) JavaScript
8 39 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (16.59%) Linux
10 36 (16.14%) Web Services
10 36 (16.14%) Marketing
10 36 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
11 35 (15.70%) Programme Management
12 34 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 31 (13.90%) SAP
13 31 (13.90%) Manufacturing
13 31 (13.90%) Electronics
13 31 (13.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 31 (13.90%) Digital Marketing
14 30 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (12.11%) TDD
16 26 (11.66%) Games
16 26 (11.66%) SQL
17 25 (11.21%) Scrum
17 25 (11.21%) QA
18 23 (10.31%) Puppet
18 23 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (10.31%) Software Engineering
19 21 (9.42%) Windows
19 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.69%) SAS
3 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) Drupal
5 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.90%) MTS
5 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) FileNet
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.45%) Liferay
6 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.45%) Quickr
Applications
1 19 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.93%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) SPSS
4 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (13.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.90%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.59%) DigitalOcean
2 8 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.24%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.24%) Yammer
4 4 (1.79%) Taleo
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.52%) WAN
2 12 (5.38%) LAN
2 12 (5.38%) VoIP
3 9 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.14%) SAN
5 6 (2.69%) BGP
5 6 (2.69%) Firewall
5 6 (2.69%) Internet
5 6 (2.69%) VPN
5 6 (2.69%) Wireless
6 5 (2.24%) OSPF
6 5 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.79%) Broadband
7 4 (1.79%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.79%) ISDN
7 4 (1.79%) TETRA
8 3 (1.35%) DHCP
8 3 (1.35%) DNS
8 3 (1.35%) MPLS
8 3 (1.35%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.59%) MySQL
3 6 (2.69%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.35%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.45%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.83%) Ant
2 13 (5.83%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.83%) Selenium
3 3 (1.35%) Subversion
3 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 148 (66.37%) Finance
2 111 (49.78%) Banking
3 36 (16.14%) Marketing
4 31 (13.90%) Electronics
4 31 (13.90%) Manufacturing
5 26 (11.66%) Games
6 6 (2.69%) Billing
7 5 (2.24%) Retail
8 3 (1.35%) Military
9 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (17.04%) Analyst
1 38 (17.04%) Developer
2 17 (7.62%) Agile Business Analyst
2 17 (7.62%) Business Analyst
3 15 (6.73%) Python Developer
4 14 (6.28%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.28%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.83%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.83%) QA Engineer
6 11 (4.93%) Agile Project Manager
6 11 (4.93%) Consultant
6 11 (4.93%) Web Manager
6 11 (4.93%) Web Project Manager
7 10 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 10 (4.48%) Software QA Engineer
8 8 (3.59%) Architect
8 8 (3.59%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.59%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.59%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.14%) Web Services
2 15 (6.73%) HTML
3 14 (6.28%) CSS
4 10 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 10 (4.48%) HTML5
4 10 (4.48%) LESS
4 10 (4.48%) RESTful
4 10 (4.48%) Sass
5 5 (2.24%) .NET
6 2 (0.90%) Ajax
6 2 (0.90%) EJB
6 2 (0.90%) J2EE
6 2 (0.90%) JavaBeans
6 2 (0.90%) JSP
6 2 (0.90%) Spring
6 2 (0.90%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.48%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.59%) Replication
3 8 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.69%) Clustering
5 6 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.69%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.24%) CCTV
6 5 (2.24%) Economics
6 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.24%) Psychology
6 5 (2.24%) Statistics
7 4 (1.79%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.59%) Linux
2 21 (9.42%) Windows
3 9 (4.04%) Unix
4 8 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (15.70%) Programme Management
4 31 (13.90%) Digital Marketing
5 30 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.11%) TDD
7 25 (11.21%) Scrum
8 23 (10.31%) Software Engineering
9 21 (9.42%) High Availability
10 15 (6.73%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.73%) Regression Testing
10 15 (6.73%) SDLC
10 15 (6.73%) Test Scripting
11 14 (6.28%) Information Security
11 14 (6.28%) Project Management
12 13 (5.83%) Project Planning
12 13 (5.83%) Web Testing
13 11 (4.93%) ITIL
14 10 (4.48%) MVC
14 10 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.70%) Python
2 62 (27.80%) Java
3 45 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.66%) SQL
5 18 (8.07%) PHP
6 8 (3.59%) Ruby
7 5 (2.24%) C
7 5 (2.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.24%) R
7 5 (2.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.24%) VBA
7 5 (2.24%) VBScript
8 4 (1.79%) C++
9 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) C#
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (32.29%) Degree
2 9 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.59%) CCNA
3 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.24%) MCSE
6 4 (1.79%) CCNP
6 4 (1.79%) CISA
6 4 (1.79%) CISSP
7 3 (1.35%) CISM
7 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) CEH
8 2 (0.90%) PMP
8 2 (0.90%) SSCP
9 1 (0.45%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.21%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) COBIT
4 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.90%) XenApp
5 2 (0.90%) zsh
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (10.31%) Puppet
2 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.90%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 34 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.90%) SAP
3 18 (8.07%) Cisco
4 17 (7.62%) Google
5 16 (7.17%) VMware
6 8 (3.59%) Citrix
6 8 (3.59%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.69%) Adobe
7 6 (2.69%) Oracle
8 5 (2.24%) Avaya
8 5 (2.24%) NetApp
9 4 (1.79%) BT
9 4 (1.79%) Juniper
9 4 (1.79%) Mitel
9 4 (1.79%) Nortel
9 4 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.35%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (1.35%) Minitab
10 3 (1.35%) Symantec
10 3 (1.35%) Veritas
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