The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 932 956 983
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 8 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 14
Median salary £32,750 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.50% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £38,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
17642 20011 20591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 18.11% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15894 16366
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Softswitch
Salary Trend

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in the UK

Softswitch
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Softswitch over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Softswitch Salary Histogram in the UK

Softswitch
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
England +8 7 £32,500 -31.57%
London +17 4 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 - -
Buckhurst Hill - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Jersey -1 1 £52,500 -
Guernsey -3 1 £52,500 -
Channel Islands -4 1 £52,500 -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) BroadSoft
2 10 (71.43%) VoIP
2 10 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 9 (64.29%) Acme Packet
4 8 (57.14%) Polycom
4 8 (57.14%) ISDN
5 7 (50.00%) Nagios
5 7 (50.00%) SS7
5 7 (50.00%) ISUP
5 7 (50.00%) MGCP
5 7 (50.00%) Handset
5 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Aastra
6 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Juniper
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Mitel
8 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) Case Management
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) OOP
10 1 (7.14%) Apache
10 1 (7.14%) PBX
10 1 (7.14%) PSTN

Softswitch
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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VoIP
1 10 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 8 (57.14%) ISDN
3 7 (50.00%) ISUP
3 7 (50.00%) MGCP
3 7 (50.00%) SS7
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) CTI
6 1 (7.14%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (7.14%) MGW
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) MVNO
6 1 (7.14%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) PSTN
6 1 (7.14%) RTP
6 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (7.14%) SMS
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Voice Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) DOM
1 1 (7.14%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) Kohana
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Case Management
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
1 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCIE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) BroadSoft
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Acme Packet
3 8 (57.14%) Polycom
4 7 (50.00%) Aastra
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Mitel
7 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle