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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeSWITCH
Rank 890 935 887
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -48
Permanent jobs citing FreeSWITCH 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £41,500 £38,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.09% -24.39%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -26.19%

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
41552 48737 44838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.81% 39.99% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35420 41335 39038
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 £63,750
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 7 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 7 May 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 +38 5 £41,500 -7.77%
East of England - 3 £41,500 -
Hoddesdon - 3 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £41,500 -
South East +13 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +1 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -

FreeSWITCH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) VoIP
3 9 (81.82%) HTTP
3 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (81.82%) RTP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (45.45%) Kamailio
6 5 (45.45%) C
6 5 (45.45%) SNMP
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
6 5 (45.45%) RTCP
6 5 (45.45%) Q.931
6 5 (45.45%) IGMP
6 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (45.45%) VLAN
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) SS7
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) PBX
8 3 (27.27%) SLA
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (27.27%) Mitel
8 3 (27.27%) Open Source
8 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi

FreeSWITCH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) RTP
3 6 (54.55%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (45.45%) SNMP
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) RTCP
4 5 (45.45%) Q.931
4 5 (45.45%) IGMP
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) SS7
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) PBX
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) SSH
7 2 (18.18%) VDSL
7 2 (18.18%) Telnet
7 2 (18.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Design Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) GCIH
1 2 (18.18%) CCVP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Kamailio
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) Xen
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 2 (18.18%) Acme Packet
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Nortel
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft