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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 60 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -29
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 121 59 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.66% 1.58% 2.46%
As % of the General category 7.63% 3.47% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 40
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £23,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
1586 1699 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.96% 45.49% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1055 838
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 2 September 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 September 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 +41 68 £35,000 -23.49% 16
Glasgow +15 44 £47,500 +29.25% 16
West Lothian - 7 £53,750 -
West Dunbartonshire -10 1 £24,000 -28.88%
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 171 (81.82%) Finance
2 148 (70.81%) Banking
3 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (32.54%) Python
5 67 (32.06%) TDD
6 61 (29.19%) Linux
7 56 (26.79%) Java
8 53 (25.36%) JavaScript
9 51 (24.40%) Games
10 47 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (20.57%) Degree
12 38 (18.18%) QA
13 34 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (14.35%) HTML
15 29 (13.88%) Web Services
15 29 (13.88%) MVC
15 29 (13.88%) RESTful
16 28 (13.40%) CSS
17 27 (12.92%) HTML5
17 27 (12.92%) Puppet
17 27 (12.92%) Multithreading
17 27 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (11.96%) Unit Testing
18 25 (11.96%) Sass
18 25 (11.96%) LESS
19 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
19 23 (11.00%) Git (software)
20 21 (10.05%) AngularJS
20 21 (10.05%) Windows
20 21 (10.05%) PHP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (5.26%) Apache
2 9 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.87%) Lync
5 5 (2.39%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.39%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.44%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) SAS
8 2 (0.96%) IIS
8 2 (0.96%) MTS
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.48%) Liferay
9 1 (0.48%) Quickr
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) SPSS
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) InDesign
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (7.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.18%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.70%) WAN
2 11 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.83%) DHCP
4 8 (3.83%) OSPF
4 8 (3.83%) BGP
5 7 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.35%) LAN
5 7 (3.35%) DNS
5 7 (3.35%) RIP
5 7 (3.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (2.87%) Junos
6 6 (2.87%) NX-OS
6 6 (2.87%) VLAN
6 6 (2.87%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.87%) SAN
6 6 (2.87%) BIG-IP
6 6 (2.87%) NetScreen
6 6 (2.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.61%) MySQL
3 14 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.39%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.44%) Redis
8 2 (0.96%) Big Data
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.26%) Selenium
2 11 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 171 (81.82%) Finance
2 148 (70.81%) Banking
3 51 (24.40%) Games
4 21 (10.05%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.13%) Marketing
6 16 (7.66%) Electronics
7 8 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.39%) Legal
9 4 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.91%) Retail
10 2 (0.96%) Billing
10 2 (0.96%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (36.36%) Developer
2 29 (13.88%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.96%) Python Developer
4 20 (9.57%) Analyst
5 14 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.31%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.35%) DBA
9 7 (3.35%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Network Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) IT Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) MySQL DBA
11 5 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.39%) Junior
11 5 (2.39%) Consultant
11 5 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.35%) HTML
2 29 (13.88%) Web Services
2 29 (13.88%) RESTful
3 28 (13.40%) CSS
4 27 (12.92%) HTML5
5 25 (11.96%) Sass
5 25 (11.96%) LESS
6 21 (10.05%) AngularJS
7 16 (7.66%) WebSockets
8 4 (1.91%) .NET
9 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.96%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (0.96%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.96%) JSP
10 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.96%) WCF
10 2 (0.96%) LINQ
10 2 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.66%) DTV
2 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.83%) SCADA
3 8 (3.83%) Replication
3 8 (3.83%) Cryptography
3 8 (3.83%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.91%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.44%) Statistics
6 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.44%) Handset
6 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.96%) Economics
7 2 (0.96%) IPTV
7 2 (0.96%) Clustering
7 2 (0.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.19%) Linux
2 21 (10.05%) Windows
3 8 (3.83%) UNIX
4 4 (1.91%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.96%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.06%) TDD
3 47 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (13.88%) MVC
5 27 (12.92%) Multithreading
6 25 (11.96%) Unit Testing
7 21 (10.05%) Scrum
8 19 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.66%) Configuration Management
9 16 (7.66%) ITIL
9 16 (7.66%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (7.66%) Programme Management
10 15 (7.18%) Information Security
10 15 (7.18%) Cyber Security
11 14 (6.70%) DevOps
12 13 (6.22%) Test Scripting
13 12 (5.74%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (5.74%) SDLC
14 11 (5.26%) Web Testing
14 11 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.54%) Python
2 56 (26.79%) Java
3 53 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.05%) PHP
5 16 (7.66%) SQL
6 14 (6.70%) Ruby
7 7 (3.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.44%) C#
10 2 (0.96%) R
11 1 (0.48%) Elixir
11 1 (0.48%) Erlang
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (20.57%) Degree
2 13 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.83%) CISSP
3 8 (3.83%) CISA
3 8 (3.83%) CISM
4 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) MBA
6 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.18%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.83%) COBIT
3 4 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.91%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.96%) zsh
3 2 (0.96%) XenApp
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (12.92%) Puppet
1 27 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.35%) SCCM
3 6 (2.87%) Munin
3 6 (2.87%) Nagios
3 6 (2.87%) Graphite
4 2 (0.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.66%) SAP
3 12 (5.74%) Cisco
4 9 (4.31%) Oracle
5 8 (3.83%) VMware
5 8 (3.83%) Google
6 7 (3.35%) Rackspace
6 7 (3.35%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (3.35%) Juniper
7 6 (2.87%) F5
7 6 (2.87%) Brocade
8 5 (2.39%) Citrix
8 5 (2.39%) NetApp
9 4 (1.91%) Perforce
10 3 (1.44%) Nokia
10 3 (1.44%) Avaya
10 3 (1.44%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.44%) Nortel
11 2 (0.96%) IBM
11 2 (0.96%) Adobe
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