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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Softswitch
UK
Rank 843 941 935
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -6
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.036% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Median salary £40,000 £33,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -33.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £50,000

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
14078 16773 18893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13935 15340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
Top 3 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +62 2 £40,000 +20.30%
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -

Softswitch
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) PBX
1 13 (100.00%) VoIP
1 13 (100.00%) Nortel
1 13 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 13 (100.00%) DMS-100
1 13 (100.00%) GENBAND
1 13 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DMS-100
1 13 (100.00%) PBX
1 13 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Ericsson Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP Support Engineer
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) BroadSoft
1 13 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 13 (100.00%) GENBAND
1 13 (100.00%) Nortel