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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 40 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 51 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.71% 4.27% 5.22%
As % of the General category 13.21% 14.01% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 44
Average salary £35,000 £35,065 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.18% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,900 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,760
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
386 357 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.67% 30.51% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 352 307 247
Average salary £35,500 £35,065 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 22 £30,565 -14.58% 6
Bridgend +17 8 £43,000 +34.37%
Monmouthshire - 8 £23,000 -
Newport +4 7 £35,000 -1.19%
Torfaen -11 1 £22,000 -58.09%
Glamorgan - 1 £22,000 -
Telecoms
Wales

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (35.51%) Banking
2 44 (31.88%) Degree
3 38 (27.54%) Unit Testing
4 35 (25.36%) Java
5 33 (23.91%) Finance
6 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
7 26 (18.84%) SC Cleared
8 24 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 24 (17.39%) HTML
8 24 (17.39%) J2EE
8 24 (17.39%) XML
9 22 (15.94%) Web Services
10 21 (15.22%) Project Management
11 20 (14.49%) SQL
12 19 (13.77%) Cisco
12 19 (13.77%) Migration
13 17 (12.32%) Juniper
13 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2
13 17 (12.32%) Windows
13 17 (12.32%) Change Control
14 15 (10.87%) Configuration Management
14 15 (10.87%) Firewall
15 14 (10.14%) Programme Management
15 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (10.14%) Retail
15 14 (10.14%) Spring
16 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (9.42%) CheckPoint
16 13 (9.42%) CCNP
17 12 (8.70%) RPG

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (7.25%) Tomcat
1 10 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.90%) SAS
3 3 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 4 (2.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) Firewall
2 9 (6.52%) VoIP
3 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (5.07%) SDH
5 6 (4.35%) GSM
5 6 (4.35%) VPN
6 5 (3.62%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.17%) LAN
8 3 (2.17%) WAN
8 3 (2.17%) Network Security
9 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.45%) Wireless
9 2 (1.45%) SAN
9 2 (1.45%) DWDM
10 1 (0.72%) Softswitch
10 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.72%) WLAN
10 1 (0.72%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) DB2
1 6 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (3.62%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.62%) Selenium
4 4 (2.90%) JBehave
4 4 (2.90%) Ant
4 4 (2.90%) JMeter
4 4 (2.90%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.90%) Maven
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) Calabash
5 3 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.72%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.72%) Robotium
General
1 49 (35.51%) Banking
2 33 (23.91%) Finance
3 14 (10.14%) Retail
4 10 (7.25%) Billing
5 8 (5.80%) Electronics
5 8 (5.80%) Welsh Language
6 4 (2.90%) Marketing
7 3 (2.17%) French Language
7 3 (2.17%) German Language
7 3 (2.17%) Legal
8 2 (1.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Analyst
2 34 (24.64%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.32%) Analyst Programmer
4 17 (12.32%) Programmer
5 16 (11.59%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 16 (11.59%) Senior Programmer
6 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (8.70%) Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Graduate
9 6 (4.35%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.39%) HTML
1 24 (17.39%) J2EE
1 24 (17.39%) XML
1 24 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 22 (15.94%) Web Services
3 14 (10.14%) Spring
4 10 (7.25%) Struts
4 10 (7.25%) CSS
5 6 (4.35%) JSP
6 4 (2.90%) JSF
6 4 (2.90%) Ajax
6 4 (2.90%) Java EE
6 4 (2.90%) JSON
6 4 (2.90%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (2.90%) JPA
6 4 (2.90%) HTML5
6 4 (2.90%) REST
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.72%) RESTful
7 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 12 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.90%) Open Source
2 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.45%) Statistics
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) DTV
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) STB
5 1 (0.72%) IPTV
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.72%) Physics
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) UNIX
4 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) Unit Testing
2 21 (15.22%) Project Management
3 19 (13.77%) Migration
4 17 (12.32%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.32%) Change Control
5 15 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.14%) Programme Management
7 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.97%) ITIL
9 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.52%) Automation Testing
9 9 (6.52%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (5.80%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.80%) Scrum
10 8 (5.80%) Service Management
10 8 (5.80%) Validation
11 7 (5.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) Java
2 20 (14.49%) SQL
3 12 (8.70%) RPG IV
3 12 (8.70%) RPG
4 10 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.07%) C
6 6 (4.35%) Groovy
6 6 (4.35%) RPG/400
7 5 (3.62%) Python
7 5 (3.62%) C#
8 4 (2.90%) R
9 3 (2.17%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (31.88%) Degree
2 28 (20.29%) Security Cleared
3 26 (18.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.42%) CCNP
5 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (7.25%) ISEB
7 10 (7.25%) ISTQB
8 7 (5.07%) CCSP
9 3 (2.17%) APMP
10 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.45%) CCNA
10 2 (1.45%) CCDA
10 2 (1.45%) CCSA
10 2 (1.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Cisco
2 17 (12.32%) Juniper
3 13 (9.42%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 10 (7.25%) HP
5 10 (7.25%) IBM
5 10 (7.25%) Guidewire
6 9 (6.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (6.52%) ProCurve
7 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.07%) McAfee
9 4 (2.90%) F5
10 3 (2.17%) Coverity
10 3 (2.17%) Wind River
11 2 (1.45%) Aruba
11 2 (1.45%) T-Plan
11 2 (1.45%) NEC
11 2 (1.45%) Nortel
11 2 (1.45%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.45%) Siemens
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