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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 51 36 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 3.56% 6.86%
As % of the General category 9.21% 8.70% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 67
Average salary £30,565 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £32,757 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £60,000 £50,000
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
554 414 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.68% 40.91% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 483 325 342
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -10 48 £30,565 -26.79% 8
Mid Wales - 2 £30,000 -
North Wales -8 1 £52,000 +166.66% 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (48.31%) Banking
2 37 (41.57%) Degree
3 30 (33.71%) Finance
4 27 (30.34%) Unit Testing
5 23 (25.84%) SQL
6 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
8 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
8 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (17.98%) XML
10 14 (15.73%) Cisco
10 14 (15.73%) Firewall
11 13 (14.61%) Juniper
11 13 (14.61%) HTML
11 13 (14.61%) Java
12 11 (12.36%) J2EE
12 11 (12.36%) CCNP
12 11 (12.36%) ETL
12 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (12.36%) Hibernate
13 10 (11.24%) Windows
13 10 (11.24%) Change Control
13 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.11%) Data Migration
14 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
14 9 (10.11%) Marketing
14 9 (10.11%) Web Services
14 9 (10.11%) OOD
14 9 (10.11%) ISEB
14 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.37%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) Lync
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.37%) Fireworks
1 3 (3.37%) SPSS
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.49%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) WAN
2 7 (7.87%) Network Security
3 6 (6.74%) VoIP
3 6 (6.74%) VPN
4 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) IPv4
7 1 (1.12%) IPv6
7 1 (1.12%) DNS
7 1 (1.12%) ATM
7 1 (1.12%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.12%) SNMP
7 1 (1.12%) IPsec
7 1 (1.12%) DSL
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (6.74%) Data Mining
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.49%) OLTP
5 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.12%) DataStage
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.12%) Toad
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (48.31%) Banking
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
3 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Billing
6 3 (3.37%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) French Language
8 1 (1.12%) German Language
8 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Analyst
2 36 (40.45%) Senior Analyst
3 32 (35.96%) Developer
4 27 (30.34%) Analyst Programmer
4 27 (30.34%) Programmer
4 27 (30.34%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 27 (30.34%) Senior Programmer
5 22 (24.72%) Senior Developer
6 21 (23.60%) Developer Analyst
7 11 (12.36%) Network Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Microstrategy Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) XML
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
3 11 (12.36%) J2EE
3 11 (12.36%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.11%) Web Services
5 8 (8.99%) Struts
5 8 (8.99%) .NET
6 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.87%) Spring
7 6 (6.74%) HTML5
7 6 (6.74%) CSS
8 5 (5.62%) WinForms
8 5 (5.62%) WPF
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.49%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (4.49%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.49%) LINQ
9 4 (4.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) DTV
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) iPad
3 5 (5.62%) iPhone
4 3 (3.37%) Human Factors
4 3 (3.37%) Open Source
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Xbox
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) STB
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Unit Testing
2 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.36%) ETL
5 10 (11.24%) Change Control
6 9 (10.11%) Data Migration
6 9 (10.11%) OOD
6 9 (10.11%) Validation
6 9 (10.11%) Migration
7 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 8 (8.99%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) Automation Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.74%) OO
10 5 (5.62%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 13 (14.61%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) C#
4 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) RPG
5 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.62%) RPG/400
5 5 (5.62%) RPG IV
6 3 (3.37%) R
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) Degree
2 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.36%) CCNP
4 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
5 9 (10.11%) ISEB
6 4 (4.49%) VCP4
7 3 (3.37%) CCNA
8 2 (2.25%) PMP
8 2 (2.25%) CCSP
9 1 (1.12%) MCSE
9 1 (1.12%) MCSA
9 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Cisco
2 13 (14.61%) Juniper
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.74%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.62%) SAP
7 4 (4.49%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.49%) Guidewire
7 4 (4.49%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Adobe
8 3 (3.37%) McAfee
9 2 (2.25%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.25%) Mitel
9 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.25%) Avaya
9 2 (2.25%) HP
10 1 (1.12%) Cognos
10 1 (1.12%) BT
10 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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