Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 383 556 600
Rank change year-on-year +173 +44 +103
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 951 183 467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 2.26% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 572 108 407
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £36,438 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +68.75% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £59,000 £66,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +62.50% - -

Broadband is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,905 8,094 17,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.40% 14.26% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,708 6,478 14,243
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,216 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.43% +5.26% -

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband in England.

Salary trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Broadband in England

Broadband
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +204 643 £70,000 +27.27% 44
North of England -13 161 £59,550 +25.37% 20
Yorkshire -5 137 £59,550 +19.10% 8
Midlands -59 50 £37,500 -14.29% 28
South East -124 45 £45,500 +19.74% 24
West Midlands -45 36 £37,500 -16.67% 19
East of England -90 29 £65,000 +71.05% 7
North West -76 21 £72,500 +90.79% 8
South West -48 16 £62,500 +155.10% 11
East Midlands -42 14 - - 9
North East - 3 - - 4
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 445 (46.79%) Social Media
2 369 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (23.76%) TDD
4 223 (23.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 218 (22.92%) Python
6 207 (21.77%) JavaScript
7 181 (19.03%) Social Skills
8 168 (17.67%) Analytics
9 166 (17.46%) Software Engineering
10 161 (16.93%) Scrum
11 160 (16.82%) Telecoms
12 155 (16.30%) CI/CD
13 151 (15.88%) Linux
14 147 (15.46%) Jenkins
15 139 (14.62%) Over-the-Top Content
16 128 (13.46%) Test Automation
17 117 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
18 115 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
19 114 (11.99%) C++
20 113 (11.88%) Mentoring
20 113 (11.88%) React
21 110 (11.57%) Unit Testing
22 109 (11.46%) Java
23 107 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
23 107 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
24 105 (11.04%) AWS
24 105 (11.04%) Google
24 105 (11.04%) SQL
25 102 (10.73%) Games
25 102 (10.73%) Apple iOS

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.68%) CMS
1 35 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.00%) Confluence
3 7 (0.74%) SAS
4 6 (0.63%) Apache
4 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.32%) nginx
7 2 (0.21%) Mule
7 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.21%) WildFly
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (2.31%) Campfire
2 16 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.53%) Sketch
6 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.42%) InVision
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.32%) PlantUML
7 3 (0.32%) UserZoom
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Alphatax
4 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 105 (11.04%) AWS
2 96 (10.09%) GCP
3 40 (4.21%) Azure
4 36 (3.79%) GitHub
5 31 (3.26%) Serverless
6 23 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
6 23 (2.42%) npm
7 15 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.58%) Google Analytics
8 13 (1.37%) AWS Direct Connect
8 13 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.26%) AWS Step Functions
10 10 (1.05%) PaaS
11 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.74%) Figma
12 7 (0.74%) Firebase
13 6 (0.63%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.42%) Miro
14 4 (0.42%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 76 (7.99%) Firewall
3 69 (7.26%) Wireless
4 68 (7.15%) Internet
5 65 (6.83%) 5G
5 65 (6.83%) VPN
6 64 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
7 61 (6.41%) HTTP
8 51 (5.36%) BGP
9 41 (4.31%) MPLS
9 41 (4.31%) OSPF
10 39 (4.10%) Network Security
11 36 (3.79%) DNS
11 36 (3.79%) Ethernet
11 36 (3.79%) IPv6
12 31 (3.26%) Bluetooth
13 30 (3.15%) DHCP
14 29 (3.05%) WAN
15 25 (2.63%) DVB
15 25 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.05%) NoSQL
2 30 (3.15%) Metadata
3 29 (3.05%) BigQuery
4 27 (2.84%) Big Data
5 18 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.89%) Tableau
6 15 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.58%) SQL Server
7 14 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.26%) Couchbase
10 11 (1.16%) MariaDB
11 10 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.95%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.74%) Redis
14 6 (0.63%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.63%) Power BI
14 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.53%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 147 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 74 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.36%) JIRA
4 22 (2.31%) GitLab
4 22 (2.31%) GNU Toolchain
5 21 (2.21%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.10%) JUnit
7 15 (1.58%) Spock
7 15 (1.58%) Subversion
8 13 (1.37%) Cypress.io
8 13 (1.37%) ESLint
8 13 (1.37%) Mockito
8 13 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.37%) Xcode
9 11 (1.16%) CircleCI
9 11 (1.16%) Selenium
10 10 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.05%) Postman
11 9 (0.95%) Mocha
General
1 223 (23.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 181 (19.03%) Social Skills
3 160 (16.82%) Telecoms
4 115 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (10.73%) Games
6 98 (10.30%) Finance
7 41 (4.31%) Retail
8 37 (3.89%) Marketing
9 25 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
10 24 (2.52%) Military
11 19 (2.00%) Advertising
12 17 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
13 16 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
14 13 (1.37%) Electronics
15 11 (1.16%) Publishing
16 9 (0.95%) Public Sector
17 7 (0.74%) Billing
18 3 (0.32%) Legal
19 2 (0.21%) Back Office
19 2 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 308 (32.39%) Developer
2 162 (17.03%) Senior Developer
3 58 (6.10%) Architect
4 57 (5.99%) Analyst
5 56 (5.89%) C++ Developer
6 54 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 45 (4.73%) Senior C++ Developer
8 44 (4.63%) Principal Engineer
9 42 (4.42%) React Developer
10 34 (3.58%) Senior React Developer
10 34 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 31 (3.26%) Tester
12 30 (3.15%) Java Developer
13 28 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
14 26 (2.73%) Network Engineer
15 25 (2.63%) iOS Developer
16 24 (2.52%) Automation Engineer
16 24 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
17 23 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
18 22 (2.31%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (11.88%) React
2 90 (9.46%) HTML
3 83 (8.73%) REST
4 68 (7.15%) Node.js
5 58 (6.10%) Redux
6 55 (5.78%) JSON
7 53 (5.57%) CSS
8 50 (5.26%) Middleware
9 49 (5.15%) .NET
10 45 (4.73%) RESTful
11 38 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 37 (3.89%) GraphQL
12 37 (3.89%) HTML5
13 34 (3.58%) Qt
14 31 (3.26%) Web Services
15 28 (2.94%) MobX
16 24 (2.52%) React Native
17 23 (2.42%) XML
18 22 (2.31%) Sass
18 22 (2.31%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 445 (46.79%) Social Media
2 139 (14.62%) Over-the-Top Content
3 95 (9.99%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (7.78%) STB
5 70 (7.36%) User Experience
6 64 (6.73%) Embedded Systems
7 55 (5.78%) Video\Live Streaming
8 39 (4.10%) Video on Demand
9 33 (3.47%) Digital TV
10 28 (2.94%) MPEG
11 23 (2.42%) Cyberattack
12 22 (2.31%) Data Centre
13 19 (2.00%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.79%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.47%) Device Driver
15 14 (1.47%) iPhone
16 13 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (1.37%) Driving Licence
16 13 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
16 13 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 151 (15.88%) Linux
2 102 (10.73%) Apple iOS
3 90 (9.46%) Android
4 84 (8.83%) Windows
5 21 (2.21%) CentOS
6 13 (1.37%) Unix
7 11 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.95%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.11%) Tizen
12 1 (0.11%) webOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (23.76%) TDD
3 168 (17.67%) Analytics
4 166 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 161 (16.93%) Scrum
6 155 (16.30%) CI/CD
7 128 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 117 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
9 113 (11.88%) Mentoring
10 110 (11.57%) Unit Testing
11 107 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 107 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
12 99 (10.41%) Artificial Intelligence
13 88 (9.25%) OO
14 78 (8.20%) CRM
15 77 (8.10%) Coaching
15 77 (8.10%) Pair Programming
16 73 (7.68%) OOD
17 71 (7.47%) Microservices
18 68 (7.15%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 218 (22.92%) Python
2 207 (21.77%) JavaScript
3 114 (11.99%) C++
4 109 (11.46%) Java
5 105 (11.04%) SQL
6 83 (8.73%) TypeScript
7 68 (7.15%) C
8 61 (6.41%) C#
9 42 (4.42%) Go
10 29 (3.05%) Bash
11 27 (2.84%) Apple Swift
12 23 (2.42%) Kotlin
13 20 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.10%) Scala
14 18 (1.89%) Groovy
15 15 (1.58%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.47%) ES6
16 14 (1.47%) Ruby
17 13 (1.37%) Java 8
17 13 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (9.88%) Degree
2 50 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (3.15%) CCNP
4 25 (2.63%) CCIE
5 17 (1.79%) CCNA
6 12 (1.26%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.05%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.74%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.74%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.63%) CCIE Service Provider
9 6 (0.63%) CISSP
9 6 (0.63%) CWNA
9 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 5 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.42%) HND
12 3 (0.32%) GCIH
12 3 (0.32%) GIAC
12 3 (0.32%) GSEC
12 3 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.89%) QA
2 26 (2.73%) GDPR
3 17 (1.79%) NIST
4 16 (1.68%) SLA
5 15 (1.58%) Accessibility
6 13 (1.37%) NCSC
6 13 (1.37%) WCAG
7 7 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.21%) GRC
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (6.31%) Docker
2 18 (1.89%) Firmware
3 16 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.58%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.84%) iptables
6 5 (0.53%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 86 (9.04%) Kubernetes
2 43 (4.52%) Kibana
3 35 (3.68%) Ansible
4 34 (3.58%) Nagios
5 32 (3.36%) Terraform
6 23 (2.42%) Grafana
7 19 (2.00%) Icinga
7 19 (2.00%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 13 (1.37%) Graylog
10 12 (1.26%) Puppet
11 9 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.74%) logstash
13 4 (0.42%) SCCM
14 3 (0.32%) Nessus
14 3 (0.32%) Nexpose
14 3 (0.32%) Nmap
15 2 (0.21%) Istio
15 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
16 1 (0.11%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 105 (11.04%) Google
2 48 (5.05%) Cisco
3 30 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.84%) Oracle
4 27 (2.84%) SolarWinds
5 25 (2.63%) Adobe
6 22 (2.31%) Spotify
6 22 (2.31%) YouTube
7 21 (2.21%) Openreach
8 20 (2.10%) Nokia
9 17 (1.79%) VMware
10 16 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.47%) EMC
12 13 (1.37%) Apple
12 13 (1.37%) Juniper
13 11 (1.16%) Splunk
14 10 (1.05%) BT
14 10 (1.05%) Citrix
15 9 (0.95%) Palo Alto
15 9 (0.95%) Salesforce.com