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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 41 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 55 77 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.38% 5.70% 6.21%
As % of the General category 12.09% 17.46% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £31,050 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
455 441 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.25% 32.64% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 387 385 299
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 0 43 £37,500 +4.79% 6
West Wales +9 6 - -
North Wales -9 4 £50,000 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (34.69%) Finance
2 41 (27.89%) Security Cleared
3 37 (25.17%) Banking
4 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
4 33 (22.45%) Degree
5 30 (20.41%) Project Management
6 29 (19.73%) Java
6 29 (19.73%) Retail
7 27 (18.37%) Fujitsu
8 26 (17.69%) Unit Testing
8 26 (17.69%) Windows
8 26 (17.69%) Change Control
9 25 (17.01%) PRINCE2
10 24 (16.33%) Configuration Management
10 24 (16.33%) Programme Management
11 22 (14.97%) Migration
12 21 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
12 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (14.29%) Quality Management
12 21 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 20 (13.61%) Management Information System
13 20 (13.61%) Cisco
14 19 (12.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (12.24%) Hibernate
15 18 (12.24%) XML
15 18 (12.24%) HTML
15 18 (12.24%) J2EE
16 17 (11.56%) Firewall
16 17 (11.56%) Juniper

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 7 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (3.40%) SAS
3 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.36%) IIS
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) SPSS
3 4 (2.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.36%) MS Office
5 1 (0.68%) Simulink
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) INSURE/90
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Firewall
2 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.76%) SDH
4 6 (4.08%) VoIP
4 6 (4.08%) GSM
4 6 (4.08%) VPN
5 4 (2.72%) PABX
5 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.72%) LAN
5 4 (2.72%) WAN
5 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.72%) Network Security
6 3 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.36%) DWDM
7 2 (1.36%) MPLS
7 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) VPLS
8 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.04%) DB2
3 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.40%) Selenium
2 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.72%) Calabash
3 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.72%) JBehave
3 4 (2.72%) Ant
3 4 (2.72%) JMeter
3 4 (2.72%) CruiseControl
3 4 (2.72%) Maven
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (2.04%) Appium
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) Robotium
5 1 (0.68%) eggPlant
General
1 51 (34.69%) Finance
2 37 (25.17%) Banking
3 29 (19.73%) Retail
4 10 (6.80%) Billing
5 9 (6.12%) Electronics
6 8 (5.44%) Welsh Language
7 5 (3.40%) Marketing
8 3 (2.04%) French Language
8 3 (2.04%) German Language
9 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Analyst
2 26 (17.69%) Senior Analyst
2 26 (17.69%) Project Manager
3 23 (15.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 12 (8.16%) Analyst Programmer
5 12 (8.16%) Programmer
5 12 (8.16%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 12 (8.16%) Senior Programmer
6 11 (7.48%) Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.44%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Graduate
10 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) Hibernate
1 18 (12.24%) XML
1 18 (12.24%) HTML
1 18 (12.24%) J2EE
2 16 (10.88%) Web Services
3 11 (7.48%) Spring
4 7 (4.76%) Struts
4 7 (4.76%) CSS
5 4 (2.72%) REST
5 4 (2.72%) HTML5
5 4 (2.72%) JSON
5 4 (2.72%) Java EE
5 4 (2.72%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (2.72%) JPA
5 4 (2.72%) JSF
5 4 (2.72%) Ajax
6 3 (2.04%) JSP
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) CGI
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.16%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.72%) Open Source
5 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) DTV
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) STB
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
8 1 (0.68%) IPTV
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) UNIX
3 6 (4.08%) Linux
4 3 (2.04%) Android
4 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Fedora
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) Project Management
2 26 (17.69%) Unit Testing
2 26 (17.69%) Change Control
3 25 (17.01%) PRINCE2
4 24 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 24 (16.33%) Programme Management
5 22 (14.97%) Migration
6 21 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 21 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.12%) ITIL
7 9 (6.12%) Automation Testing
8 8 (5.44%) Validation
8 8 (5.44%) Scrum
8 8 (5.44%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.73%) Java
2 11 (7.48%) SQL
3 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.76%) C
5 6 (4.08%) RPG IV
5 6 (4.08%) RPG
5 6 (4.08%) Groovy
6 5 (3.40%) Python
6 5 (3.40%) C#
6 5 (3.40%) R
7 4 (2.72%) C++
8 3 (2.04%) Perl
8 3 (2.04%) RPG/400
9 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
2 33 (22.45%) Degree
3 21 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (12.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (8.84%) CCNP
7 10 (6.80%) ISEB
7 10 (6.80%) ISTQB
8 9 (6.12%) CCSP
9 3 (2.04%) CCNA
9 3 (2.04%) APMP
10 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.36%) CCSA
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCDA
11 1 (0.68%) CCDP
11 1 (0.68%) CCIP
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) TickIT
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.68%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) Firmware
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (18.37%) Fujitsu
2 20 (13.61%) Cisco
3 17 (11.56%) Juniper
4 14 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.80%) HP
6 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.44%) McAfee
7 8 (5.44%) Blue Coat
7 8 (5.44%) ProCurve
8 7 (4.76%) IBM
8 7 (4.76%) Guidewire
9 3 (2.04%) Coverity
9 3 (2.04%) Wind River
10 2 (1.36%) F5
10 2 (1.36%) T-Plan
10 2 (1.36%) SAP
10 2 (1.36%) Nortel
10 2 (1.36%) Siemens
10 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.36%) NEC
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CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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