The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 57 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 31 92 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.86% 7.58% 5.57%
As % of the General category 8.36% 22.01% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 75 52
Average salary £42,500 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.77% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,783 £44,120
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
371 418 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.23% 34.43% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 331 368 286
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in South Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
Cardiff -22 10 £46,000 +28.55% 3
Bridgend +16 7 £43,000 +34.37% 3
Newport -6 7 £35,000 -2.18%
Monmouthshire - 2 £22,500 -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 24 (24.49%) Java
4 22 (22.45%) Security Cleared
5 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 20 (20.41%) Degree
6 17 (17.35%) Cisco
7 16 (16.33%) Juniper
7 16 (16.33%) Windows
7 16 (16.33%) Firewall
8 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
9 14 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 13 (13.27%) Project Management
10 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (13.27%) J2EE
10 13 (13.27%) HTML
10 13 (13.27%) XML
10 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
10 13 (13.27%) Change Control
11 12 (12.24%) CCNP
12 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
13 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
13 10 (10.20%) ISEB
13 10 (10.20%) Web Services
13 10 (10.20%) Retail
13 10 (10.20%) ISTQB
14 9 (9.18%) Reverse Engineering
14 9 (9.18%) Digital Media
14 9 (9.18%) Automation Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (5.10%) SAS
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SPSS
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.14%) SDH
4 6 (6.12%) VPN
4 6 (6.12%) GSM
5 5 (5.10%) VoIP
6 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.08%) Network Security
7 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.04%) DWDM
9 1 (1.02%) PABX
9 1 (1.02%) LAN
9 1 (1.02%) WLAN
9 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.10%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
1 5 (5.10%) Selenium
1 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.08%) Maven
2 4 (4.08%) CruiseControl
2 4 (4.08%) JMeter
2 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.08%) Ant
2 4 (4.08%) JBehave
2 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.08%) Calabash
3 3 (3.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.06%) Appium
4 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.02%) Robotium
4 1 (1.02%) eggPlant
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Electronics
5 5 (5.10%) Welsh Language
6 4 (4.08%) Billing
7 3 (3.06%) Marketing
7 3 (3.06%) French Language
7 3 (3.06%) German Language
8 2 (2.04%) Advertising
9 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (8.16%) Programmer
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (6.12%) Graduate
7 6 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) J2EE
1 13 (13.27%) HTML
1 13 (13.27%) XML
1 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
2 10 (10.20%) Web Services
3 9 (9.18%) Spring
4 5 (5.10%) HTML5
4 5 (5.10%) JSON
4 5 (5.10%) REST
5 4 (4.08%) JSF
5 4 (4.08%) Struts
5 4 (4.08%) CSS
5 4 (4.08%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (4.08%) Java EE
5 4 (4.08%) Ajax
5 4 (4.08%) JPA
6 1 (1.02%) RESTful
6 1 (1.02%) CGI
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Digital Media
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Open Source
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
2 13 (13.27%) Project Management
2 13 (13.27%) Change Control
3 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (9.18%) Automation Testing
5 9 (9.18%) Programme Management
5 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.18%) Scrum
6 8 (8.16%) Validation
6 8 (8.16%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (8.16%) Quality Management
6 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.49%) Java
2 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.14%) C
4 6 (6.12%) Groovy
5 5 (5.10%) R
5 5 (5.10%) C#
5 5 (5.10%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) C++
6 3 (3.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.02%) SQL
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
2 20 (20.41%) Degree
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.24%) CCNP
5 10 (10.20%) ISEB
5 10 (10.20%) ISTQB
6 8 (8.16%) CCSP
6 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.04%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.04%) CCSA
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) APMP
7 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Cisco
2 16 (16.33%) Juniper
3 14 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 9 (9.18%) HP
5 8 (8.16%) McAfee
5 8 (8.16%) Blue Coat
5 8 (8.16%) ProCurve
5 8 (8.16%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) Guidewire
7 3 (3.06%) Coverity
7 3 (3.06%) Wind River
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.04%) NEC
8 2 (2.04%) Nortel
8 2 (2.04%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.04%) Siemens
8 2 (2.04%) T-Plan
8 2 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) Avaya
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Salary: £3000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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South Wales
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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