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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 78 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.64% 6.03% 5.11%
As % of the General category 13.66% 16.33% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 57
Average salary £37,500 £30,565 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.68% -23.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,800 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
571 490 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.29% 36.95% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 478 375 301
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,950
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 7 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 7 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 +9 76 £37,500 +22.68% 9
North Wales -6 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 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 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) Marketing
3 36 (26.28%) Degree
3 36 (26.28%) Banking
3 36 (26.28%) Advertising
3 36 (26.28%) Linux
3 36 (26.28%) E-Commerce
3 36 (26.28%) Data Mining
3 36 (26.28%) Finance
3 36 (26.28%) PaaS
3 36 (26.28%) Big Data
3 36 (26.28%) Mobile Marketing
4 32 (23.36%) Java
5 26 (18.98%) Scrum
6 21 (15.33%) Project Management
7 20 (14.60%) Cisco
8 19 (13.87%) Perl
8 19 (13.87%) PHP
8 19 (13.87%) C#
8 19 (13.87%) Web Services
9 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
9 18 (13.14%) SQL
9 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.14%) Python
9 18 (13.14%) DTV
10 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (12.41%) Windows
10 17 (12.41%) HTML
10 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.46%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.19%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.65%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) SNMP
1 13 (9.49%) DHCP
2 12 (8.76%) Ethernet
2 12 (8.76%) OSPF
2 12 (8.76%) BGP
2 12 (8.76%) Broadband
2 12 (8.76%) Firewall
3 11 (8.03%) VRRP
4 10 (7.30%) VoIP
5 9 (6.57%) 802.11
5 9 (6.57%) GPON
6 8 (5.84%) WAN
7 7 (5.11%) LAN
8 5 (3.65%) SAN
9 4 (2.92%) Internet
9 4 (2.92%) Network Security
10 3 (2.19%) DSL
10 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.19%) VPN
11 2 (1.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.28%) Data Mining
1 36 (26.28%) Big Data
2 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.11%) VoltDB
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.38%) DB2
5 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Selenium
2 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.65%) Subversion
3 3 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.46%) Hudson
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.46%) Maven
4 2 (1.46%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.73%) Toad
5 1 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 48 (35.04%) Marketing
2 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 36 (26.28%) Advertising
2 36 (26.28%) Banking
3 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.03%) Electronics
5 10 (7.30%) Back Office
6 4 (2.92%) Retail
7 2 (1.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Military
8 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Developer
2 25 (18.25%) Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) Test Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (10.22%) Product Manager
5 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.03%) NOC Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (5.84%) Programmer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Programmer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Security Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) Web Services
2 17 (12.41%) HTML
3 14 (10.22%) CSS
4 11 (8.03%) HTML5
5 9 (6.57%) .NET
5 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.84%) SOAP
6 8 (5.84%) REST
7 7 (5.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.38%) Sass
8 6 (4.38%) LESS
8 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.65%) WPF
9 5 (3.65%) WinForms
9 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.92%) jQuery
10 4 (2.92%) Ember.js
10 4 (2.92%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.19%) CSS3
12 2 (1.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) DTV
2 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.03%) User Experience
5 6 (4.38%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.65%) iPad
6 5 (3.65%) iPhone
6 5 (3.65%) iSeries
7 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.19%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.46%) Xbox
9 2 (1.46%) Social Media
10 1 (0.73%) Replication
10 1 (0.73%) Clustering
10 1 (0.73%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.28%) Linux
2 17 (12.41%) Windows
3 9 (6.57%) UNIX
4 5 (3.65%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.28%) E-Commerce
2 36 (26.28%) Mobile Marketing
3 26 (18.98%) Scrum
4 21 (15.33%) Project Management
5 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
6 15 (10.95%) Product Management
7 14 (10.22%) Programme Management
8 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.76%) ITIL
8 12 (8.76%) Automation Testing
9 11 (8.03%) People Management
9 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.03%) Six Sigma
10 10 (7.30%) MVC
10 10 (7.30%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (6.57%) Use Case
11 9 (6.57%) Manual Testing
11 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) Java
2 19 (13.87%) C#
2 19 (13.87%) Perl
2 19 (13.87%) PHP
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.14%) SQL
3 18 (13.14%) Python
4 12 (8.76%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.30%) C
6 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.11%) C++
8 6 (4.38%) Ruby
9 5 (3.65%) RPG/400
9 5 (3.65%) RPG IV
9 5 (3.65%) RPG
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (26.28%) Degree
2 17 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.49%) CCNA
3 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 11 (8.03%) PMP
6 10 (7.30%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.84%) ISEB
7 8 (5.84%) ISTQB
8 6 (4.38%) CCNP
9 2 (1.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) XenApp
2 2 (1.46%) XenServer
2 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Cisco
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.30%) SAP
4 5 (3.65%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.65%) Juniper
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) Citrix
6 3 (2.19%) Avaya
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.46%) Apple
7 2 (1.46%) Mitel
8 1 (0.73%) Zend
8 1 (0.73%) Aastra
8 1 (0.73%) F5
8 1 (0.73%) BT
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