Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 702 693
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 -45
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 470 486 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.82% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 361 395 492
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,850 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 24,826 26,776 32,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 16.02% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19,782 21,848 27,302
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband in England.

Salary trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +3 156 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North of England +39 145 £35,000 -12.50% 19
North West +24 108 £30,250 -30.86% 16
South East -17 93 £42,500 +13.33% 25
East of England +20 39 £49,000 +27.27% 11
Yorkshire +28 30 £36,000 +63.64% 3
Midlands -9 22 £26,000 -30.67% 12
South West -23 15 £41,000 +86.36% 4
West Midlands +8 11 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +2 11 £23,000 +6.48% 4
North East - 7 - -
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 166 (35.32%) Telecoms
2 156 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (24.47%) C#
4 110 (23.40%) .NET
5 91 (19.36%) Windows
6 87 (18.51%) Scrum
7 78 (16.60%) SQL
8 77 (16.38%) Microsoft
9 74 (15.74%) JavaScript
10 72 (15.32%) SQL Server
11 71 (15.11%) HTML
12 69 (14.68%) TDD
13 68 (14.47%) VoIP
14 67 (14.26%) CSS
15 66 (14.04%) Cisco
16 65 (13.83%) Internet
17 64 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (13.19%) WAN
19 59 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
20 56 (11.91%) Linux
20 56 (11.91%) WPF
21 54 (11.49%) Kanban
21 54 (11.49%) ITIL
22 52 (11.06%) SQL Server 2016
23 51 (10.85%) Greenfield Project
23 51 (10.85%) MVVM
24 50 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
25 48 (10.21%) Firewall
26 45 (9.57%) Dependency Injection
27 44 (9.36%) SLA

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 9 (1.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.70%) Apache
2 8 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.28%) IIS
4 4 (0.85%) Confluence
4 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.64%) SAS
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) JBoss
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.43%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (3.19%) Office 365
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.47%) VoIP
2 65 (13.83%) Internet
3 62 (13.19%) WAN
4 48 (10.21%) Firewall
5 35 (7.45%) Ethernet
6 33 (7.02%) Wireless
7 29 (6.17%) LAN
8 28 (5.96%) ADSL
9 27 (5.74%) Intranet
9 27 (5.74%) VPN
10 24 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (4.89%) OSPF
12 22 (4.68%) BGP
13 20 (4.26%) MPLS
14 18 (3.83%) TCP/IP
15 17 (3.62%) DNS
16 15 (3.19%) PBX
17 13 (2.77%) IP Telephony
17 13 (2.77%) ISDN
17 13 (2.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (4.47%) MySQL
4 11 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.70%) Big Data
7 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) Datomic
10 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.43%) GIS
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.21%) Presto
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.11%) NUnit
3 19 (4.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.40%) MSTest
5 13 (2.77%) Moq
6 9 (1.91%) GitLab
7 8 (1.70%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.49%) Grunt
8 7 (1.49%) gulp
9 6 (1.28%) Selenium
9 6 (1.28%) Subversion
10 4 (0.85%) Appium
10 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.85%) JIRA
10 4 (0.85%) JUnit
10 4 (0.85%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.85%) Maven
10 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.43%) Protractor
General
1 166 (35.32%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.66%) Finance
3 33 (7.02%) Marketing
4 10 (2.13%) Billing
5 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.91%) Retail
6 8 (1.70%) Electronics
6 8 (1.70%) Games
7 7 (1.49%) Advertising
8 5 (1.06%) Local Government
9 4 (0.85%) Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Automotive
10 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (29.36%) Developer
2 71 (15.11%) C# Developer
3 66 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 53 (11.28%) Analyst
5 50 (10.64%) Telecoms Developer
6 49 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (7.66%) C# WPF Developer
7 36 (7.66%) WPF Developer
8 31 (6.60%) Support Engineer
9 22 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (4.68%) Consultant
10 20 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (4.26%) Network Engineer
11 19 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (3.83%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.62%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.40%) Technical Support
15 15 (3.19%) Architect
15 15 (3.19%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (23.40%) .NET
2 71 (15.11%) HTML
3 67 (14.26%) CSS
4 56 (11.91%) WPF
5 39 (8.30%) ASP.NET
6 37 (7.87%) Web Services
7 27 (5.74%) HTML5
7 27 (5.74%) jQuery
8 25 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (4.89%) Ajax
10 21 (4.47%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 21 (4.47%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (4.47%) React
11 19 (4.04%) Castle Windsor
12 17 (3.62%) .NET Core
13 15 (3.19%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.19%) Ninject
13 15 (3.19%) Spring.NET
13 15 (3.19%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.85%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.32%) iPhone
4 21 (4.47%) User Experience
5 20 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.13%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.49%) iPad
11 7 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.28%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.28%) Graphic Design
13 5 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 91 (19.36%) Windows
2 56 (11.91%) Linux
3 16 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.98%) Android
5 9 (1.91%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.70%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.49%) Debian
7 7 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.28%) CentOS
8 6 (1.28%) Unix
8 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.85%) Fedora
10 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (18.51%) Scrum
3 69 (14.68%) TDD
4 64 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (11.49%) ITIL
6 54 (11.49%) Kanban
7 51 (10.85%) MVVM
8 45 (9.57%) Dependency Injection
9 42 (8.94%) Project Management
10 40 (8.51%) MVC
11 35 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 32 (6.81%) Workflow
13 30 (6.38%) PRINCE2
14 29 (6.17%) Service Management
15 28 (5.96%) Line Management
15 28 (5.96%) Service Delivery
16 25 (5.32%) Configuration Management
16 25 (5.32%) Multithreading
16 25 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 115 (24.47%) C#
2 78 (16.60%) SQL
3 74 (15.74%) JavaScript
4 39 (8.30%) Python
5 30 (6.38%) C++
6 26 (5.53%) C
7 25 (5.32%) Ruby
8 24 (5.11%) Java
9 22 (4.68%) Perl
10 16 (3.40%) R
11 15 (3.19%) PHP
12 13 (2.77%) Go
13 9 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.49%) VB
16 5 (1.06%) Clojure
17 4 (0.85%) ClojureScript
18 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (7.87%) Degree
3 36 (7.66%) CCNA
4 21 (4.47%) CCNP
5 11 (2.34%) CISSP
5 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.13%) SSCP
7 9 (1.91%) CCIE
8 8 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.49%) CEH
9 7 (1.49%) CISM
9 7 (1.49%) MCSE
10 6 (1.28%) CISA
10 6 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.28%) PMP
11 5 (1.06%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.36%) SLA
2 19 (4.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (2.55%) PMO
4 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.28%) GDPR
6 5 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 31000
7 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.64%) QA
8 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) GPG13
9 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.77%) Docker
4 10 (2.13%) Terminal Server
5 9 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.06%) Firmware
7 4 (0.85%) NFS
7 4 (0.85%) Samba
7 4 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.85%) Xen
8 3 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.47%) Puppet
2 18 (3.83%) Ansible
3 9 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (1.49%) Nagios
6 5 (1.06%) Cacti
6 5 (1.06%) OpenNMS
7 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.85%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.85%) Mesos
7 4 (0.85%) systemd
7 4 (0.85%) Terraform
7 4 (0.85%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.43%) SCCM
10 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.04%) Cisco
3 28 (5.96%) BT
4 26 (5.53%) Juniper
4 26 (5.53%) VMware
5 17 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.19%) Mitel
7 13 (2.77%) Citrix
8 11 (2.34%) Bloomberg
8 11 (2.34%) Oracle
9 10 (2.13%) Avaya
9 10 (2.13%) MarketAxess
9 10 (2.13%) Tradeweb
10 9 (1.91%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.70%) Capita
11 8 (1.70%) Ericsson
11 8 (1.70%) Openreach
11 8 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.70%) Xamarin