The table below looks at the statistics for Softphone skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 894 - 877
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £25,000 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 - -

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
19780 18793 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.24% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16008 14717 18918
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Softphone Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Softphone
Salary Trend

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

Softphone Salary Trend in the UK

Softphone
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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 - 5 £25,000 -
Bristol - 4 £25,000 -
South West - 4 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
East of England - 1 £27,500 -

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Softphone 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 Softphone.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) PBX
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (30.00%) IVR
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Handset
4 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (20.00%) Verint
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (20.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (20.00%) Blog
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Softphone 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 Softphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) PBX
1 7 (70.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Support
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) Blog
2 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya
1 2 (20.00%) Verint