The table below looks at the statistics for DECT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 885 959 975
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +16
Permanent jobs citing DECT 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.022% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £33,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15911 18017 20880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.93% 16.56% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13030 14970 16458
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DECT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DECT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DECT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DECT
Salary Trend

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

DECT Salary Trend in the UK

DECT
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +17 3 £42,500 +26.86%
Edinburgh +17 2 £42,500 +26.86%
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing DECT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DECT.

1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (33.33%) UWB
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) UWB
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel