The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 217 187 205
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 11 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 2.73% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £54,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
Broadband
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1020 842 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.52% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 873 684 953
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Broadband
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Broadband Salary Trend in the South West

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Broadband Salary Histogram in the South West

Broadband
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Devon -10 6 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Gloucestershire -6 5 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Internet
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Marketing
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) 4G
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) 3G
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
5 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (17.24%) NGN
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Wireless Security
5 5 (17.24%) LTE
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Postgraduate
6 4 (13.79%) Siebel
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Internet
2 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) 4G
4 5 (17.24%) NGN
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless Security
4 5 (17.24%) LTE
4 5 (17.24%) 3G
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 3 (10.34%) 3GPP
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 3 (10.34%) RSVP
6 3 (10.34%) DWDM
6 3 (10.34%) IPsec
6 3 (10.34%) SCTP
6 3 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (6.90%) WiMAX
7 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) NUnit
1 4 (13.79%) MSTest
1 4 (13.79%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (13.79%) Moq
2 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Programme Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Strategy Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Product Manager
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) WinForms
1 4 (13.79%) Spring.NET
1 4 (13.79%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (13.79%) Ninject
1 4 (13.79%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (13.79%) WPF
2 2 (6.90%) Zend Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Scrum
1 6 (20.69%) TDD
1 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Kanban
3 4 (13.79%) Product Management
3 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (13.79%) MVVM
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Postgraduate
2 4 (13.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Siebel
3 2 (6.90%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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