The table below looks at the statistics for the BSS Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BSS Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BSS Engineer
Rank 926 951 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Engineer 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

BSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BSS Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK.

BSS Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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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
England +21 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Watford - 3 £45,000 -
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
South East +2 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

BSS Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) ComArch
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

BSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ComArch
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft