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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 53 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.81% 3.38% 5.04%
As % of the General category 12.80% 11.52% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 38
Average salary £30,565 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.58% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £51,750 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
414 330 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.60% 29.33% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 370 288 248
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +2 27 £30,565 -23.58% 2
Monmouthshire - 8 £23,000 -
Newport - 7 £30,500 - 5
Bridgend +10 6 £42,750 +33.59%
Torfaen -9 1 £22,000 -57.07%
Glamorgan - 1 £22,000 -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (45.28%) Banking
2 69 (43.40%) Degree
3 61 (38.36%) Unit Testing
4 47 (29.56%) Java
5 41 (25.79%) SQL
6 35 (22.01%) J2EE
6 35 (22.01%) HTML
6 35 (22.01%) XML
6 35 (22.01%) Hibernate
6 35 (22.01%) Finance
7 34 (21.38%) Web Services
8 29 (18.24%) Migration
9 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
10 25 (15.72%) SC Cleared
11 24 (15.09%) RPG IV
11 24 (15.09%) RPG
12 23 (14.47%) Project Management
13 19 (11.95%) PRINCE2
13 19 (11.95%) Spring
14 18 (11.32%) Programme Management
15 17 (10.69%) CSS
16 16 (10.06%) Struts
16 16 (10.06%) Tomcat
16 16 (10.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (10.06%) Eclipse
16 16 (10.06%) IBM
16 16 (10.06%) Billing
16 16 (10.06%) WebSphere
16 16 (10.06%) Change Control
16 16 (10.06%) Guidewire

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (10.06%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (10.06%) Tomcat
1 16 (10.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.89%) Lync
3 2 (1.26%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Project
3 2 (1.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Firewall
2 10 (6.29%) VoIP
3 7 (4.40%) SDH
4 6 (3.77%) GSM
4 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.52%) VPN
5 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.26%) Wireless
6 2 (1.26%) Network Security
6 2 (1.26%) SAN
6 2 (1.26%) DWDM
6 2 (1.26%) LAN
6 2 (1.26%) WAN
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) PABX
7 1 (0.63%) Softswitch
7 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) RDBMS
1 12 (7.55%) DB2
1 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Eclipse
2 12 (7.55%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (3.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.14%) Ant
3 5 (3.14%) CruiseControl
3 5 (3.14%) Selenium
3 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.52%) JBehave
4 4 (2.52%) Maven
4 4 (2.52%) JMeter
4 4 (2.52%) Calabash
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) Hudson
6 1 (0.63%) Robotium
General
1 72 (45.28%) Banking
2 35 (22.01%) Finance
3 16 (10.06%) Billing
4 15 (9.43%) Retail
5 11 (6.92%) Electronics
6 8 (5.03%) Welsh Language
7 6 (3.77%) Marketing
8 3 (1.89%) French Language
8 3 (1.89%) German Language
8 3 (1.89%) Legal
8 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (44.65%) Analyst
2 50 (31.45%) Senior Analyst
3 27 (16.98%) Analyst Programmer
3 27 (16.98%) Programmer
4 24 (15.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 24 (15.09%) Senior Programmer
5 20 (12.58%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (8.18%) Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Graduate
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Telecoms Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.01%) HTML
1 35 (22.01%) J2EE
1 35 (22.01%) XML
1 35 (22.01%) Hibernate
2 34 (21.38%) Web Services
3 19 (11.95%) Spring
4 17 (10.69%) CSS
5 16 (10.06%) Struts
6 12 (7.55%) JSP
7 4 (2.52%) JSF
7 4 (2.52%) Ajax
7 4 (2.52%) Java EE
7 4 (2.52%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (2.52%) JPA
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.89%) JSON
8 3 (1.89%) HTML5
8 3 (1.89%) REST
9 1 (0.63%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.18%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.52%) DTV
3 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.89%) Open Source
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.26%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Wiki
6 1 (0.63%) Physics
6 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.63%) STB
6 1 (0.63%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Windows
2 9 (5.66%) Linux
3 3 (1.89%) UNIX
3 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) Unit Testing
2 29 (18.24%) Migration
3 23 (14.47%) Project Management
4 19 (11.95%) PRINCE2
5 18 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 16 (10.06%) Change Control
7 15 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.81%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.81%) Quality Management
8 14 (8.81%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.55%) ETL
9 12 (7.55%) RAD
9 12 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 10 (6.29%) ITIL
11 9 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (5.66%) Automation Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.03%) Validation
13 7 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.56%) Java
2 41 (25.79%) SQL
3 24 (15.09%) RPG
3 24 (15.09%) RPG IV
4 12 (7.55%) RPG/400
5 10 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.40%) C
7 6 (3.77%) Groovy
8 5 (3.14%) Python
8 5 (3.14%) C#
9 4 (2.52%) C++
10 3 (1.89%) Perl
10 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.26%) R
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (43.40%) Degree
2 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 25 (15.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (8.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.92%) CCNP
8 10 (6.29%) ISEB
8 10 (6.29%) ISTQB
9 6 (3.77%) CCSP
10 3 (1.89%) APMP
11 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.26%) CCNA
11 2 (1.26%) CCDA
11 2 (1.26%) CCSA
11 2 (1.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) IBM
1 16 (10.06%) Guidewire
2 15 (9.43%) Cisco
3 14 (8.81%) Fujitsu
4 13 (8.18%) Juniper
5 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.66%) HP
7 8 (5.03%) ProCurve
7 8 (5.03%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.77%) McAfee
10 3 (1.89%) Coverity
10 3 (1.89%) Wind River
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle
10 3 (1.89%) SAP
10 3 (1.89%) F5
11 2 (1.26%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.26%) Nortel
11 2 (1.26%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.26%) Siemens
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago