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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 62 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.90% 5.41% 5.97%
As % of the General category 13.16% 16.78% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 58
Average salary £32,500 £35,783 £37,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.17% -3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
471 423 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.20% 32.22% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 363 275
Average salary £36,000 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 +2 48 £31,533 -10.07% 5
West Wales +11 8 - - 1
North Wales -12 4 £50,000 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 60 (33.71%) Banking
2 58 (32.58%) Degree
3 54 (30.34%) Finance
4 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
5 45 (25.28%) Security Cleared
6 40 (22.47%) Java
7 37 (20.79%) SC Cleared
8 36 (20.22%) Project Management
9 32 (17.98%) Migration
10 31 (17.42%) Retail
11 30 (16.85%) SQL
11 30 (16.85%) PRINCE2
11 30 (16.85%) Fujitsu
12 29 (16.29%) HTML
12 29 (16.29%) J2EE
12 29 (16.29%) XML
12 29 (16.29%) Hibernate
12 29 (16.29%) Change Control
13 28 (15.73%) Web Services
13 28 (15.73%) Programme Management
14 27 (15.17%) Configuration Management
15 26 (14.61%) Windows
16 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (13.48%) Quality Management
16 24 (13.48%) Risk Management
16 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (13.48%) Risk Assessment
17 23 (12.92%) Management Information System
17 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 21 (11.80%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (7.30%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (7.30%) Tomcat
1 13 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.69%) Lync
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
3 2 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Project
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Firewall
2 9 (5.06%) VoIP
3 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.93%) SDH
4 7 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.37%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.37%) LAN
5 6 (3.37%) GSM
5 6 (3.37%) WAN
5 6 (3.37%) VPN
6 4 (2.25%) PABX
6 4 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.69%) Wireless
7 3 (1.69%) Network Security
7 3 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.12%) SAN
8 2 (1.12%) DWDM
8 2 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.06%) DB2
1 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
1 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Eclipse
2 9 (5.06%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (2.81%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.81%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.81%) Selenium
4 4 (2.25%) JBehave
4 4 (2.25%) Ant
4 4 (2.25%) JMeter
4 4 (2.25%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.25%) Maven
4 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.25%) Calabash
5 3 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.56%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) Robotium
General
1 60 (33.71%) Banking
2 54 (30.34%) Finance
3 31 (17.42%) Retail
4 16 (8.99%) Billing
5 10 (5.62%) Electronics
6 8 (4.49%) Welsh Language
7 6 (3.37%) Marketing
8 3 (1.69%) French Language
8 3 (1.69%) German Language
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (35.39%) Analyst
2 42 (23.60%) Senior Analyst
3 31 (17.42%) Project Manager
4 26 (14.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 24 (13.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 21 (11.80%) Analyst Programmer
6 21 (11.80%) Programmer
7 20 (11.24%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 20 (11.24%) Senior Programmer
8 11 (6.18%) Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Graduate
11 7 (3.93%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.37%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.37%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) HTML
1 29 (16.29%) J2EE
1 29 (16.29%) XML
1 29 (16.29%) Hibernate
2 28 (15.73%) Web Services
3 16 (8.99%) Spring
4 13 (7.30%) Struts
4 13 (7.30%) CSS
5 9 (5.06%) JSP
6 4 (2.25%) JSF
6 4 (2.25%) Ajax
6 4 (2.25%) Java EE
6 4 (2.25%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (2.25%) JPA
7 3 (1.69%) JSON
7 3 (1.69%) HTML5
7 3 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.56%) RESTful
8 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.74%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.25%) DTV
5 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Open Source
7 2 (1.12%) Statistics
7 2 (1.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) STB
8 1 (0.56%) IPTV
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) UNIX
3 7 (3.93%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Fedora
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
2 36 (20.22%) Project Management
3 32 (17.98%) Migration
4 30 (16.85%) PRINCE2
5 29 (16.29%) Change Control
6 28 (15.73%) Programme Management
7 27 (15.17%) Configuration Management
8 24 (13.48%) Quality Management
8 24 (13.48%) Risk Management
8 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (13.48%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (6.74%) ITIL
10 9 (5.06%) RAD
10 9 (5.06%) ETL
10 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.06%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (5.06%) Automation Testing
11 8 (4.49%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.49%) Service Management
11 8 (4.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.47%) Java
2 30 (16.85%) SQL
3 18 (10.11%) RPG
3 18 (10.11%) RPG IV
4 9 (5.06%) RPG/400
4 9 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.93%) C
6 6 (3.37%) Groovy
7 5 (2.81%) Python
7 5 (2.81%) C#
8 4 (2.25%) C++
9 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.12%) R
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (32.58%) Degree
2 45 (25.28%) Security Cleared
3 37 (20.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (7.87%) CCNP
8 10 (5.62%) ISEB
8 10 (5.62%) ISTQB
9 8 (4.49%) CCSP
10 3 (1.69%) CCNA
10 3 (1.69%) CCDA
10 3 (1.69%) APMP
11 2 (1.12%) CCSA
11 2 (1.12%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) CCDP
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCIE
12 1 (0.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) 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 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Fujitsu
2 21 (11.80%) Cisco
3 18 (10.11%) Juniper
4 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.30%) IBM
5 13 (7.30%) CheckPoint
5 13 (7.30%) Guidewire
6 11 (6.18%) HP
7 9 (5.06%) ProCurve
7 9 (5.06%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.93%) McAfee
9 4 (2.25%) F5
10 3 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.69%) Coverity
10 3 (1.69%) Wind River
10 3 (1.69%) SAP
11 2 (1.12%) Nortel
11 2 (1.12%) NEC
11 2 (1.12%) VMware
11 2 (1.12%) Ericsson
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