The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 35 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 82 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.94% 6.20% 5.06%
As % of the General category 14.72% 17.11% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 81 63 56
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £21,600 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
557 485 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.36% 36.22% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 471 394 307
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,540 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +5 81 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms.

1 68 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (33.55%) Degree
3 50 (32.89%) Marketing
4 47 (30.92%) Banking
5 44 (28.95%) Java
6 42 (27.63%) Linux
7 39 (25.66%) Finance
8 37 (24.34%) E-Commerce
8 37 (24.34%) Data Mining
8 37 (24.34%) Advertising
8 37 (24.34%) PaaS
8 37 (24.34%) Big Data
8 37 (24.34%) Mobile Marketing
9 26 (17.11%) Web Services
9 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
10 25 (16.45%) Scrum
11 24 (15.79%) PHP
12 23 (15.13%) C#
12 23 (15.13%) HTML
13 22 (14.47%) Project Management
14 21 (13.82%) Perl
15 20 (13.16%) Python
15 20 (13.16%) Cisco
15 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
16 19 (12.50%) SQL
16 19 (12.50%) DTV
17 18 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (11.84%) CSS
17 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
18 17 (11.18%) Automation Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Telecoms 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 Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.97%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.29%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.18%) DHCP
2 15 (9.87%) SNMP
2 15 (9.87%) Broadband
2 15 (9.87%) OSPF
2 15 (9.87%) BGP
3 14 (9.21%) Ethernet
3 14 (9.21%) VRRP
4 12 (7.89%) GPON
4 12 (7.89%) 802.11
5 9 (5.92%) Firewall
6 8 (5.26%) VoIP
7 7 (4.61%) WAN
8 6 (3.95%) LAN
9 5 (3.29%) SAN
10 3 (1.97%) Internet
10 3 (1.97%) DNS
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.32%) Wireless
11 2 (1.32%) Network Security
11 2 (1.32%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.34%) Data Mining
1 37 (24.34%) Big Data
2 10 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.61%) VoltDB
4 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.95%) DB2
5 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Subversion
1 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.95%) Selenium
2 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.63%) JMeter
4 3 (1.97%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.97%) Maven
4 3 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.97%) Hudson
4 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
5 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 50 (32.89%) Marketing
2 47 (30.92%) Banking
3 39 (25.66%) Finance
4 37 (24.34%) Advertising
5 14 (9.21%) Back Office
5 14 (9.21%) Manufacturing
6 12 (7.89%) Electronics
7 5 (3.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Developer
1 33 (21.71%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (11.84%) Test Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Product Manager
4 14 (9.21%) NOC Engineer
4 14 (9.21%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.24%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (7.24%) Programmer
6 11 (7.24%) Senior Programmer
6 11 (7.24%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 10 (6.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.11%) Web Services
2 23 (15.13%) HTML
3 18 (11.84%) CSS
4 13 (8.55%) HTML5
4 13 (8.55%) 802.1X
5 10 (6.58%) REST
5 10 (6.58%) .NET
5 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.58%) SOAP
6 8 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.61%) Sass
7 7 (4.61%) LESS
7 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.95%) WPF
8 6 (3.95%) WinForms
8 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.95%) Java EE
9 5 (3.29%) Ajax
9 5 (3.29%) XML
9 5 (3.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) DTV
2 17 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.89%) User Experience
4 7 (4.61%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.95%) iPad
5 6 (3.95%) iPhone
6 5 (3.29%) iSeries
7 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.97%) Human Factors
8 3 (1.97%) AS400
9 2 (1.32%) Social Media
9 2 (1.32%) Xbox
10 1 (0.66%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Windows
3 10 (6.58%) UNIX
4 8 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) SUSE
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.34%) E-Commerce
2 37 (24.34%) Mobile Marketing
3 25 (16.45%) Scrum
4 22 (14.47%) Project Management
5 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
6 17 (11.18%) Automation Testing
7 16 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 15 (9.87%) Product Management
9 14 (9.21%) Use Case
9 14 (9.21%) Six Sigma
9 14 (9.21%) UML
10 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.55%) People Management
11 12 (7.89%) ITIL
11 12 (7.89%) MVC
11 12 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 11 (7.24%) Validation
12 11 (7.24%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.95%) Java
2 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.79%) PHP
4 23 (15.13%) C#
5 21 (13.82%) Perl
6 20 (13.16%) Python
7 19 (12.50%) SQL
8 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.58%) C
10 7 (4.61%) C++
10 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.95%) Ruby
12 5 (3.29%) RPG/400
12 5 (3.29%) RPG IV
12 5 (3.29%) RPG
13 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (33.55%) Degree
2 18 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (10.53%) CCNA
4 14 (9.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 12 (7.89%) PMP
5 12 (7.89%) PMI Certification
6 11 (7.24%) ISEB
6 11 (7.24%) ISTQB
7 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.63%) CCNP
9 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) XenApp
2 2 (1.32%) XenServer
2 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 20 (13.16%) Cisco
2 11 (7.24%) SAP
3 6 (3.95%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle
5 3 (1.97%) IBM
5 3 (1.97%) VMware
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe
5 3 (1.97%) HP
5 3 (1.97%) Citrix
6 2 (1.32%) Avaya
6 2 (1.32%) Juniper
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Apple
6 2 (1.32%) Mitel
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) Aastra
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