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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 96 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.88% 5.18% 4.78%
As % of the General category 16.67% 13.67% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 56 55
Average salary £37,500 £30,533 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.81% -32.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
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
576 490 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.29% 37.90% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 404 344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 95 £37,500 +22.81% 6
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.47%) Java
3 58 (34.12%) Linux
4 56 (32.94%) Degree
5 50 (29.41%) Marketing
6 49 (28.82%) Finance
6 49 (28.82%) Banking
7 37 (21.76%) Web Services
8 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
9 35 (20.59%) E-Commerce
9 35 (20.59%) Data Mining
9 35 (20.59%) Advertising
9 35 (20.59%) PaaS
9 35 (20.59%) Big Data
9 35 (20.59%) Mobile Marketing
10 29 (17.06%) DTV
10 29 (17.06%) PHP
11 28 (16.47%) Perl
11 28 (16.47%) Cisco
12 25 (14.71%) Python
12 25 (14.71%) HTML
13 24 (14.12%) Scrum
14 23 (13.53%) Computer Science
14 23 (13.53%) C#
14 23 (13.53%) SQL
14 23 (13.53%) DHCP
14 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
14 23 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (12.35%) OSPF
15 21 (12.35%) BGP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (2.35%) JBoss
1 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (11.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.94%) MS Office
4 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.94%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.53%) DHCP
2 21 (12.35%) OSPF
2 21 (12.35%) BGP
3 18 (10.59%) SNMP
3 18 (10.59%) Broadband
4 17 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 17 (10.00%) VRRP
5 16 (9.41%) LAN
6 15 (8.82%) WAN
6 15 (8.82%) 802.11
6 15 (8.82%) GPON
7 11 (6.47%) Firewall
8 8 (4.71%) Wireless
9 7 (4.12%) DNS
9 7 (4.12%) VoIP
10 6 (3.53%) MPLS
11 5 (2.94%) VPN
12 4 (2.35%) EIGRP
12 4 (2.35%) IPsec
12 4 (2.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.59%) Data Mining
1 35 (20.59%) Big Data
2 13 (7.65%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.12%) VoltDB
4 6 (3.53%) DB2
4 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Subversion
1 13 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.12%) Maven
4 6 (3.53%) Selenium
4 6 (3.53%) Hudson
4 6 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.53%) NetBeans
5 5 (2.94%) JMeter
6 3 (1.76%) Ant
7 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.59%) Toad
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 50 (29.41%) Marketing
2 49 (28.82%) Finance
2 49 (28.82%) Banking
3 35 (20.59%) Advertising
4 20 (11.76%) Back Office
5 18 (10.59%) Manufacturing
6 15 (8.82%) Electronics
7 8 (4.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (18.82%) Developer
2 30 (17.65%) Analyst
3 17 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 17 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 16 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.24%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.65%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.06%) Product Manager
8 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Principal Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Programmer
9 9 (5.29%) Analyst Programmer
9 9 (5.29%) Programmer
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.71%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.76%) Web Services
2 25 (14.71%) HTML
3 19 (11.18%) 802.1X
4 18 (10.59%) REST
5 15 (8.82%) CSS
6 14 (8.24%) HTML5
7 13 (7.65%) SOAP
8 10 (5.88%) XML
8 10 (5.88%) Java EE
9 7 (4.12%) .NET
9 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.12%) Sass
9 7 (4.12%) LESS
10 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.53%) Servlets
11 5 (2.94%) J2EE
11 5 (2.94%) Ajax
11 5 (2.94%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.94%) Ember.js
11 5 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) DTV
2 23 (13.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.06%) Digital Media
5 11 (6.47%) User Experience
5 11 (6.47%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.94%) iSeries
8 4 (2.35%) iPhone
8 4 (2.35%) AS400
8 4 (2.35%) iPad
9 2 (1.18%) IPTV
9 2 (1.18%) Social Media
10 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.12%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) Windows
3 15 (8.82%) UNIX
4 11 (6.47%) Android
5 5 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) SUSE
7 1 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.59%) HPUX
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 35 (20.59%) Mobile Marketing
3 24 (14.12%) Scrum
4 20 (11.76%) Project Management
5 19 (11.18%) Programme Management
5 19 (11.18%) Automation Testing
6 17 (10.00%) UML
6 17 (10.00%) Use Case
7 16 (9.41%) Test Automation
7 16 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.82%) Six Sigma
8 15 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (8.24%) People Management
10 13 (7.65%) Product Management
10 13 (7.65%) Risk Management
11 12 (7.06%) Test Management
11 12 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (7.06%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.47%) Java
2 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.06%) PHP
4 28 (16.47%) Perl
5 25 (14.71%) Python
6 23 (13.53%) SQL
6 23 (13.53%) C#
7 21 (12.35%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.47%) C
9 10 (5.88%) C++
10 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.71%) Ruby
11 5 (2.94%) RPG
11 5 (2.94%) RPG/400
11 5 (2.94%) RPG IV
12 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.18%) Korn
14 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.59%) VB
14 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (32.94%) Degree
2 23 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.18%) CCNA
4 15 (8.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (7.65%) PMP
5 13 (7.65%) PMI Certification
6 10 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 10 (5.88%) ISEB
7 6 (3.53%) CCNP
7 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) XenApp
2 2 (1.18%) XenServer
2 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.47%) Cisco
2 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.24%) SAP
4 8 (4.71%) Oracle
5 4 (2.35%) IBM
5 4 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.76%) Citrix
6 3 (1.76%) Avaya
6 3 (1.76%) HP
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.59%) EMC
8 1 (0.59%) Mitel
8 1 (0.59%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.59%) Zend
8 1 (0.59%) Aastra
8 1 (0.59%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.59%) F5
8 1 (0.59%) Juniper
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