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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 28 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 85 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.87% 5.43% 3.71%
As % of the General category 16.10% 14.76% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 39
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,226 £21,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £42,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
528 420 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.68% 36.78% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 456 368 260
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
Cardiff +6 49 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Torfaen +18 26 £37,500 +70.45%
Monmouthshire -4 4 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Newport -17 3 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Bridgend -8 2 £42,250 +87.77%
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 71 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.25%) Degree
3 52 (33.99%) Banking
4 48 (31.37%) Marketing
4 48 (31.37%) Java
5 43 (28.10%) Linux
6 42 (27.45%) Finance
7 37 (24.18%) Advertising
7 37 (24.18%) E-Commerce
7 37 (24.18%) Data Mining
7 37 (24.18%) PaaS
7 37 (24.18%) Big Data
7 37 (24.18%) Mobile Marketing
8 29 (18.95%) Web Services
9 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 25 (16.34%) PHP
10 25 (16.34%) Scrum
11 22 (14.38%) Perl
11 22 (14.38%) C#
11 22 (14.38%) HTML
11 22 (14.38%) Project Management
12 21 (13.73%) Python
12 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 20 (13.07%) SQL
13 20 (13.07%) DTV
14 19 (12.42%) Cisco
14 19 (12.42%) Computer Science
14 19 (12.42%) Automation Testing
15 18 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (11.76%) Test Automation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.61%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.31%) IIS
3 2 (1.31%) JBoss
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.96%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.27%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) DHCP
2 16 (10.46%) OSPF
2 16 (10.46%) BGP
2 16 (10.46%) Broadband
2 16 (10.46%) SNMP
3 15 (9.80%) Ethernet
3 15 (9.80%) VRRP
4 13 (8.50%) 802.11
4 13 (8.50%) GPON
5 8 (5.23%) Firewall
6 7 (4.58%) VoIP
7 6 (3.92%) WAN
8 5 (3.27%) LAN
8 5 (3.27%) SAN
9 2 (1.31%) Internet
9 2 (1.31%) DSL
9 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.31%) VPN
9 2 (1.31%) DNS
9 2 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.18%) Data Mining
1 37 (24.18%) Big Data
2 11 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.58%) VoltDB
4 6 (3.92%) DB2
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Eclipse
1 8 (5.23%) Subversion
1 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.92%) Selenium
3 5 (3.27%) JMeter
4 4 (2.61%) NetBeans
4 4 (2.61%) Maven
4 4 (2.61%) Hudson
4 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Toad
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (33.99%) Banking
2 48 (31.37%) Marketing
3 42 (27.45%) Finance
4 37 (24.18%) Advertising
5 16 (10.46%) Back Office
6 14 (9.15%) Manufacturing
7 11 (7.19%) Electronics
8 6 (3.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.53%) Analyst
2 31 (20.26%) Developer
3 23 (15.03%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (12.42%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.80%) NOC Engineer
5 15 (9.80%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) Product Manager
6 14 (9.15%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.84%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.84%) Programmer
7 12 (7.84%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.84%) Senior Programmer
8 11 (7.19%) Senior Test Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.95%) Web Services
2 22 (14.38%) HTML
3 16 (10.46%) CSS
4 14 (9.15%) 802.1X
5 13 (8.50%) HTML5
6 12 (7.84%) REST
7 11 (7.19%) SOAP
8 8 (5.23%) Java EE
8 8 (5.23%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.58%) .NET
9 7 (4.58%) XML
9 7 (4.58%) Sass
9 7 (4.58%) LESS
10 6 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.92%) WPF
10 6 (3.92%) WinForms
11 5 (3.27%) Ajax
11 5 (3.27%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) DTV
2 19 (12.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.84%) User Experience
5 8 (5.23%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.92%) iPad
7 6 (3.92%) iPhone
8 5 (3.27%) iSeries
9 4 (2.61%) AS400
9 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.96%) Human Factors
11 2 (1.31%) Xbox
11 2 (1.31%) Social Media
12 1 (0.65%) Replication
12 1 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.10%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) Windows
3 9 (5.88%) UNIX
4 8 (5.23%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) SUSE
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.18%) E-Commerce
2 37 (24.18%) Mobile Marketing
3 25 (16.34%) Scrum
4 22 (14.38%) Project Management
5 19 (12.42%) Automation Testing
6 18 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 16 (10.46%) Use Case
7 16 (10.46%) UML
7 16 (10.46%) Programme Management
8 15 (9.80%) Six Sigma
8 15 (9.80%) Product Management
9 14 (9.15%) People Management
10 13 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.50%) Risk Management
11 12 (7.84%) Validation
11 12 (7.84%) ITIL
12 11 (7.19%) MVC
12 11 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.37%) Java
2 27 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.34%) PHP
4 22 (14.38%) Perl
4 22 (14.38%) C#
5 21 (13.73%) Python
6 20 (13.07%) SQL
7 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.88%) C
9 7 (4.58%) C++
9 7 (4.58%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.92%) Ruby
11 5 (3.27%) RPG/400
11 5 (3.27%) RPG IV
11 5 (3.27%) RPG
12 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (37.25%) Degree
2 18 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (11.11%) CCNA
4 15 (9.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (8.50%) PMP
5 13 (8.50%) PMI Certification
6 12 (7.84%) ISEB
6 12 (7.84%) ISTQB
7 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.96%) CCNP
9 2 (1.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.31%) XenApp
2 2 (1.31%) XenServer
2 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.42%) Cisco
3 11 (7.19%) SAP
4 6 (3.92%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.27%) Oracle
6 4 (2.61%) IBM
7 3 (1.96%) Adobe
7 3 (1.96%) HP
7 3 (1.96%) Citrix
7 3 (1.96%) VMware
8 2 (1.31%) Mitel
8 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.31%) Apple
8 2 (1.31%) Avaya
9 1 (0.65%) Juniper
9 1 (0.65%) Zend
9 1 (0.65%) Aastra
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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