The table below looks at the statistics for FreeSWITCH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FreeSWITCH over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeSWITCH
Rank 888 920 880
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -40
Permanent jobs citing FreeSWITCH 9 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.024% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41253 45955 43520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.04% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35207 39107 37658
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FreeSWITCH
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FreeSWITCH within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FreeSWITCH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeSWITCH
Salary Trend

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

FreeSWITCH Salary Trend in the UK

FreeSWITCH
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeSWITCH within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +37 5 £40,000 -15.78%
South East +32 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Hampshire - 3 - -
London +16 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -

FreeSWITCH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeSWITCH 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 FreeSWITCH.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) VoIP
2 12 (75.00%) RTP
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
4 8 (50.00%) SNMP
4 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) C
4 8 (50.00%) RTCP
4 8 (50.00%) Q.931
4 8 (50.00%) IGMP
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) MySQL
8 4 (25.00%) SS7
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) OpenBSD
9 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (18.75%) Xen
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 3 (18.75%) CouchDB
9 3 (18.75%) Google

FreeSWITCH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeSWITCH 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 FreeSWITCH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
1 3 (18.75%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) VoIP
2 12 (75.00%) RTP
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
4 8 (50.00%) SNMP
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) RTCP
4 8 (50.00%) Q.931
4 8 (50.00%) IGMP
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) SS7
8 3 (18.75%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (18.75%) OpenVPN
9 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 2 (12.50%) DWDM
9 2 (12.50%) OSPF
9 2 (12.50%) BGP
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Software Design Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) OpenBSD
2 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Go
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CCVP
2 2 (12.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
1 3 (18.75%) Kamailio
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) CFEngine
1 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
1 3 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Acme Packet
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft