The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 550 284 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.26% 4.64% 6.41%
As % of the General category 22.73% 12.67% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 506 225 253
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2420 2241 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.73% 36.62% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1721 1728
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the South West

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Bristol +25 268 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Gloucestershire +24 135 £55,000 +46.66% 17
Wiltshire +10 78 £40,750 -9.44% 15
Somerset +18 34 £32,500 -24.41% 4
Dorset -15 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Devon -10 9 £28,500 -36.66% 2
Cornwall -7 3 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 336 (39.12%) Finance
2 243 (28.29%) Digital Media
3 231 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (26.54%) Java
5 192 (22.35%) Linux
6 170 (19.79%) Electronics
7 167 (19.44%) Software Engineering
8 165 (19.21%) Manufacturing
9 164 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
10 162 (18.86%) Marketing
11 159 (18.51%) Programme Management
12 155 (18.04%) Digital Marketing
13 153 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 153 (17.81%) DTV
13 153 (17.81%) SAP
14 143 (16.65%) HTML
15 138 (16.07%) Banking
16 134 (15.60%) JavaScript
17 126 (14.67%) C#
18 125 (14.55%) CSS
19 122 (14.20%) Git (software)
20 119 (13.85%) Degree
21 108 (12.57%) SQL
21 108 (12.57%) Web Services
22 105 (12.22%) Python
23 96 (11.18%) .NET
24 95 (11.06%) C++
25 93 (10.83%) Oracle
25 93 (10.83%) Windows
26 90 (10.48%) SQL Server

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (3.73%) Node.js
2 25 (2.91%) JBoss
2 25 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.98%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.63%) Drupal
6 13 (1.51%) Apache
7 12 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.28%) MQSeries
8 11 (1.28%) Alfresco
8 11 (1.28%) Joomla!
9 10 (1.16%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.16%) Mule ESB
9 10 (1.16%) Mule
10 7 (0.81%) Commerce Server
10 7 (0.81%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.26%) MS Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS Project
4 14 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 153 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.35%) INSURE/90
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.31%) SaaS
3 20 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 20 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.75%) IaaS
6 13 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.05%) PaaS
8 4 (0.47%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 68 (7.92%) Internet
3 43 (5.01%) Firewall
4 35 (4.07%) VoIP
5 27 (3.14%) MPLS
6 21 (2.44%) WAN
7 20 (2.33%) LAN
8 18 (2.10%) VPN
9 16 (1.86%) DSL
9 16 (1.86%) Broadband
9 16 (1.86%) SMTP
10 15 (1.75%) WLAN
10 15 (1.75%) HTTP
10 15 (1.75%) SAN
11 14 (1.63%) FTP
11 14 (1.63%) Wireless
12 13 (1.51%) SMPP
12 13 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.16%) Network Security
14 9 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.94%) Big Data
3 49 (5.70%) NoSQL
3 49 (5.70%) MySQL
4 40 (4.66%) MongoDB
5 31 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 122 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.87%) Maven
3 42 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 38 (4.42%) Ant
5 32 (3.73%) Subversion
6 28 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 27 (3.14%) Gradle
7 27 (3.14%) Artifactory
8 24 (2.79%) Hudson
9 18 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (2.10%) JUnit
10 16 (1.86%) IntelliJ
10 16 (1.86%) JIRA
11 13 (1.51%) Selenium
11 13 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (0.81%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 336 (39.12%) Finance
2 170 (19.79%) Electronics
3 165 (19.21%) Manufacturing
4 162 (18.86%) Marketing
5 138 (16.07%) Banking
6 56 (6.52%) Retail
7 28 (3.26%) Aerospace
8 18 (2.10%) Back Office
9 16 (1.86%) Advertising
9 16 (1.86%) Law
10 14 (1.63%) Games
11 13 (1.51%) Legal
12 7 (0.81%) Military
12 7 (0.81%) Local Government
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 288 (33.53%) Developer
2 119 (13.85%) Software Engineer
3 81 (9.43%) Analyst
4 75 (8.73%) Software Developer
5 74 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 72 (8.38%) Java Developer
7 59 (6.87%) Project Manager
8 42 (4.89%) Architect
8 42 (4.89%) C# Developer
9 33 (3.84%) .NET Developer
10 30 (3.49%) Junior
11 28 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 27 (3.14%) PHP Developer
12 27 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (2.79%) Senior Manager
14 24 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.68%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.56%) Business Analyst
16 22 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (16.65%) HTML
2 125 (14.55%) CSS
3 108 (12.57%) Web Services
4 96 (11.18%) .NET
5 78 (9.08%) jQuery
6 70 (8.15%) XML
7 62 (7.22%) REST
8 59 (6.87%) SOAP
9 58 (6.75%) ASP.NET
10 56 (6.52%) HTML5
11 42 (4.89%) Hibernate
12 36 (4.19%) J2EE
13 35 (4.07%) Spring
14 30 (3.49%) Java EE
14 30 (3.49%) JPA
15 28 (3.26%) LAMP
16 26 (3.03%) Spring MVC
17 24 (2.79%) WSDL
18 23 (2.68%) JSON
19 22 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 243 (28.29%) Digital Media
2 153 (17.81%) DTV
3 65 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.26%) User Experience
6 18 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.10%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.40%) iPhone
11 11 (1.28%) Physics
11 11 (1.28%) RIA
11 11 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.05%) Cybercrime
13 9 (1.05%) iPad
14 8 (0.93%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 192 (22.35%) Linux
2 93 (10.83%) Windows
3 80 (9.31%) UNIX
4 76 (8.85%) Android
5 72 (8.38%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.63%) CentOS
10 13 (1.51%) Amazon Linux
11 10 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.58%) Debian
13 5 (0.58%) Solaris
14 3 (0.35%) Fedora
14 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.23%) HPUX
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 164 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (18.51%) Programme Management
5 155 (18.04%) Digital Marketing
6 88 (10.24%) Scrum
7 83 (9.66%) MVC
8 81 (9.43%) Project Management
9 68 (7.92%) E-Commerce
9 68 (7.92%) TDD
10 66 (7.68%) SDLC
11 65 (7.57%) OO
12 58 (6.75%) Android Development
13 50 (5.82%) iOS Development
14 45 (5.24%) Cyber Security
15 44 (5.12%) ITIL
16 42 (4.89%) Mobile Development
17 39 (4.54%) UML
18 37 (4.31%) BDD
19 34 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (26.54%) Java
2 134 (15.60%) JavaScript
3 126 (14.67%) C#
4 108 (12.57%) SQL
5 105 (12.22%) Python
6 95 (11.06%) C++
7 84 (9.78%) Ruby
8 67 (7.80%) PHP
9 49 (5.70%) C
10 42 (4.89%) Clojure
11 37 (4.31%) Perl
12 26 (3.03%) Scala
13 23 (2.68%) Objective-C
14 22 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 21 (2.44%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.75%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.63%) XPath
18 13 (1.51%) XQuery
19 12 (1.40%) Assembly Language
19 12 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (13.85%) Degree
2 76 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.61%) MCSE
5 31 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (3.49%) CCNA
7 23 (2.68%) CISSP
8 20 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.28%) GIAC
10 10 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (1.16%) SSCP
11 8 (0.93%) ISEB
12 6 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.58%) CISM
14 4 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.47%) CCA
14 4 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.33%) SLA
2 9 (1.05%) COBIT
3 8 (0.93%) QA
3 8 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.58%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.79%) Docker
3 18 (2.10%) Xen
4 17 (1.98%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.05%) LXC
6 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.35%) vSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Postfix
9 2 (0.23%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.23%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (4.89%) Puppet
2 37 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.40%) Ansible
4 10 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.58%) Graphite
7 4 (0.47%) Nagios
8 2 (0.23%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.23%) SCOM
8 2 (0.23%) Cacti
8 2 (0.23%) Icinga
8 2 (0.23%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.12%) WSUS
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 153 (17.81%) SAP
2 93 (10.83%) Oracle
3 81 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 68 (7.92%) VMware
5 40 (4.66%) Cisco
6 28 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 24 (2.79%) Google
8 21 (2.44%) Citrix
9 18 (2.10%) IBM
10 17 (1.98%) Apple
11 16 (1.86%) Juniper
11 16 (1.86%) HP
12 15 (1.75%) ATG
12 15 (1.75%) hybris
12 15 (1.75%) RedPrairie
12 15 (1.75%) Demandware
13 14 (1.63%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.40%) Avaya
15 11 (1.28%) Adobe
15 11 (1.28%) SonicWALL
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