The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 83 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.21% 5.06% 3.03%
As % of the General category 17.11% 17.55% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 26
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,750 £22,875
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
485 359 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.28% 28.81% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 394 307 258
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Telecoms
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
South Wales +10 67 £30,000 -25.00% 3
West Wales +13 11 - -
North Wales -12 4 £37,250 -29.04% 2
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 70 (39.55%) Degree
2 69 (38.98%) Banking
3 59 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 54 (30.51%) Finance
5 45 (25.42%) Java
6 42 (23.73%) SQL
6 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
7 40 (22.60%) Migration
8 37 (20.90%) Project Management
9 34 (19.21%) Web Services
9 34 (19.21%) SC Cleared
10 33 (18.64%) XML
10 33 (18.64%) J2EE
10 33 (18.64%) HTML
10 33 (18.64%) Hibernate
11 32 (18.08%) Retail
11 32 (18.08%) PRINCE2
12 31 (17.51%) Fujitsu
13 30 (16.95%) Programme Management
14 26 (14.69%) Management Information System
14 26 (14.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 25 (14.12%) Quality Management
15 25 (14.12%) Risk Management
15 25 (14.12%) Risk Assessment
15 25 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (14.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (14.12%) Configuration Management
15 25 (14.12%) Change Control
16 24 (13.56%) RPG IV
16 24 (13.56%) RPG

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (9.04%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (9.04%) Tomcat
1 16 (9.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.26%) Lync
2 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.13%) SAS
4 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Project
3 2 (1.13%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.78%) INSURE/90
2 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.65%) VoIP
2 8 (4.52%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.39%) SDH
4 5 (2.82%) LAN
4 5 (2.82%) GSM
4 5 (2.82%) WAN
5 4 (2.26%) Wireless
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.69%) SAN
7 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.13%) VPN
7 2 (1.13%) DWDM
7 2 (1.13%) MPLS
7 2 (1.13%) Firewall
7 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) VPLS
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) Softswitch
8 1 (0.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) DB2
1 12 (6.78%) RDBMS
1 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Eclipse
2 12 (6.78%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.82%) Ant
3 5 (2.82%) CruiseControl
3 5 (2.82%) Selenium
3 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.26%) JBehave
4 4 (2.26%) Maven
4 4 (2.26%) JMeter
4 4 (2.26%) Calabash
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.13%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Grunt
7 1 (0.56%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Hudson
7 1 (0.56%) Robotium
General
1 69 (38.98%) Banking
2 54 (30.51%) Finance
3 32 (18.08%) Retail
4 16 (9.04%) Billing
5 12 (6.78%) Electronics
6 10 (5.65%) Marketing
7 7 (3.95%) Welsh Language
8 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (1.69%) French Language
9 3 (1.69%) German Language
10 2 (1.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (41.81%) Analyst
2 48 (27.12%) Senior Analyst
3 34 (19.21%) Project Manager
4 27 (15.25%) Analyst Programmer
4 27 (15.25%) Programmer
4 27 (15.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 25 (14.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 24 (13.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 24 (13.56%) Senior Programmer
7 11 (6.21%) Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.52%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Graduate
10 6 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (2.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.21%) Web Services
2 33 (18.64%) XML
2 33 (18.64%) HTML
2 33 (18.64%) J2EE
2 33 (18.64%) Hibernate
3 17 (9.60%) Spring
3 17 (9.60%) CSS
4 16 (9.04%) Struts
5 12 (6.78%) JSP
6 4 (2.26%) JSF
6 4 (2.26%) Ajax
6 4 (2.26%) Java EE
6 4 (2.26%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (2.26%) JPA
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.13%) CGI
9 1 (0.56%) SVG
9 1 (0.56%) SOAP
9 1 (0.56%) RESTful
9 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.34%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.95%) DTV
4 5 (2.82%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.13%) IPTV
7 2 (1.13%) Blog
7 2 (1.13%) STB
7 2 (1.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) SecurID
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.30%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) Linux
3 9 (5.08%) UNIX
4 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Android
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 40 (22.60%) Migration
3 37 (20.90%) Project Management
4 32 (18.08%) PRINCE2
5 30 (16.95%) Programme Management
6 25 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (14.12%) Risk Management
6 25 (14.12%) Configuration Management
6 25 (14.12%) Risk Assessment
6 25 (14.12%) Quality Management
6 25 (14.12%) Change Control
7 13 (7.34%) ITIL
8 12 (6.78%) RAD
8 12 (6.78%) ETL
8 12 (6.78%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.08%) Automation Testing
10 8 (4.52%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (4.52%) Service Management
10 8 (4.52%) Validation
11 7 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.42%) Java
2 42 (23.73%) SQL
3 24 (13.56%) RPG
3 24 (13.56%) RPG IV
4 12 (6.78%) RPG/400
5 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.95%) C
7 6 (3.39%) Groovy
8 5 (2.82%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) C#
8 5 (2.82%) C++
9 3 (1.69%) Perl
9 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.13%) R
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (39.55%) Degree
2 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 34 (19.21%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (14.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (5.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (5.08%) ISEB
7 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.39%) CCNP
9 4 (2.26%) CCNA
10 3 (1.69%) CCDA
10 3 (1.69%) APMP
11 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.13%) CCDP
11 2 (1.13%) CCIE
11 2 (1.13%) CCSP
11 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.56%) MCSE
12 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.56%) TickIT
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (17.51%) Fujitsu
2 16 (9.04%) Guidewire
2 16 (9.04%) IBM
3 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.08%) Cisco
5 5 (2.82%) HP
5 5 (2.82%) SAP
5 5 (2.82%) Juniper
6 4 (2.26%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.69%) Wind River
7 3 (1.69%) Aruba
7 3 (1.69%) ProCurve
7 3 (1.69%) Coverity
7 3 (1.69%) Acme Packet
7 3 (1.69%) F5
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle
7 3 (1.69%) VMware
8 2 (1.13%) NEC
8 2 (1.13%) Siemens
North Wales
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Denbighshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago