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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 34 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 75 109 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.47% 8.69% 4.25%
As % of the General category 13.99% 21.25% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 77 49
Average salary £43,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.87% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
536 513 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 39.07% 40.88% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 458 405 296
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 May 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 May 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 71 £44,000 +13.45% 4
Mid Wales +1 2 £30,000 -33.33%
West Wales +14 1 - -
North Wales -12 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 54 (43.55%) Banking
2 47 (37.90%) Degree
3 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.03%) Finance
5 32 (25.81%) SQL
6 29 (23.39%) Java
6 29 (23.39%) Marketing
7 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
8 21 (16.94%) Data Mining
9 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 20 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (16.13%) Advertising
9 20 (16.13%) PaaS
9 20 (16.13%) Big Data
9 20 (16.13%) Mobile Marketing
10 19 (15.32%) Scrum
10 19 (15.32%) HTML
11 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.90%) ETL
12 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
13 15 (12.10%) Cisco
14 14 (11.29%) Web Services
14 14 (11.29%) Linux
14 14 (11.29%) Firewall
15 13 (10.48%) MVC
15 13 (10.48%) Project Management
15 13 (10.48%) Windows
15 13 (10.48%) XML
15 13 (10.48%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 2 (1.61%) Lync
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Fireworks
2 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.84%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) Firewall
2 12 (9.68%) VoIP
3 6 (4.84%) Network Security
3 6 (4.84%) WAN
4 5 (4.03%) DHCP
5 4 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.23%) SNMP
5 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.23%) VPN
5 4 (3.23%) Broadband
5 4 (3.23%) LAN
5 4 (3.23%) SAN
5 4 (3.23%) OSPF
5 4 (3.23%) BGP
6 3 (2.42%) VRRP
6 3 (2.42%) DSL
7 2 (1.61%) GPON
7 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) Data Mining
2 20 (16.13%) Big Data
3 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.84%) VoltDB
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.23%) DB2
7 4 (3.23%) OLTP
8 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.61%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.81%) JMeter
3 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 54 (43.55%) Banking
2 36 (29.03%) Finance
3 29 (23.39%) Marketing
4 20 (16.13%) Advertising
5 12 (9.68%) Manufacturing
6 8 (6.45%) Electronics
7 4 (3.23%) Billing
7 4 (3.23%) Retail
8 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (37.10%) Developer
2 41 (33.06%) Analyst
3 38 (30.65%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (20.97%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 26 (20.97%) Senior Programmer
4 26 (20.97%) Analyst Programmer
4 26 (20.97%) Programmer
5 24 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 23 (18.55%) Developer Analyst
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (9.68%) Test Analyst
8 11 (8.87%) Network Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) Product Manager
9 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
10 8 (6.45%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) RPG Developer
11 6 (4.84%) RPG Programmer
11 6 (4.84%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 6 (4.84%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 6 (4.84%) Senior RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) HTML
2 14 (11.29%) Web Services
3 13 (10.48%) XML
3 13 (10.48%) CSS
4 10 (8.06%) HTML5
5 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.26%) .NET
5 9 (7.26%) J2EE
5 9 (7.26%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.45%) Struts
7 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.84%) SOAP
8 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.03%) WPF
8 5 (4.03%) Spring
8 5 (4.03%) WinForms
8 5 (4.03%) Sass
8 5 (4.03%) LESS
9 4 (3.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
2 10 (8.06%) DTV
3 5 (4.03%) iPhone
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.03%) iPad
4 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.61%) Social Media
5 2 (1.61%) Xbox
5 2 (1.61%) iSeries
5 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.81%) STB
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) Windows
3 7 (5.65%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
3 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 20 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.13%) Mobile Marketing
4 19 (15.32%) Scrum
5 16 (12.90%) ETL
6 13 (10.48%) MVC
6 13 (10.48%) Project Management
6 13 (10.48%) Validation
7 12 (9.68%) Product Management
8 11 (8.87%) Automation Testing
9 10 (8.06%) ITIL
10 9 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.45%) Migration
11 8 (6.45%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.65%) Six Sigma
12 7 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.65%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.65%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) SQL
2 29 (23.39%) Java
3 12 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.87%) C#
5 9 (7.26%) C
6 6 (4.84%) RPG/400
6 6 (4.84%) RPG IV
6 6 (4.84%) RPG
6 6 (4.84%) C++
6 6 (4.84%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) Python
6 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.03%) PHP
7 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) PHP5
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (37.90%) Degree
2 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.87%) ISEB
5 11 (8.87%) ISTQB
6 9 (7.26%) CCNP
7 8 (6.45%) CCNA
8 7 (5.65%) PMP
8 7 (5.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 6 (4.84%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.81%) MCSE
11 1 (0.81%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.81%) MCITP
11 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Cisco
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) Juniper
4 7 (5.65%) SAP
5 5 (4.03%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.03%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.23%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.42%) HP
7 3 (2.42%) Adobe
8 2 (1.61%) F5
8 2 (1.61%) Mitel
8 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (0.81%) BT
9 1 (0.81%) McAfee
9 1 (0.81%) Cognos
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
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