Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 466 375
Rank change year-on-year +125 -91 +401
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 1,047 199 1,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.45% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 2.87% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 626 145 425
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £40,063 £35,750 £21,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median % change year-on-year +50.59% +34.92% -30.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £56,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £106,250 £64,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +47.06% +34.92% -30.00%

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 14,010 6,937 20,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.10% 15.64% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,714 5,695 15,932
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,763 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,024
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.61% -5.21%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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 +158 689 £67,500 - 35
North of England -18 161 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Yorkshire +8 152 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East -143 75 £22,500 -39.19% 32
Midlands -74 73 £37,500 -23.61% 25
West Midlands -54 67 £37,500 -23.61% 12
East of England -83 21 £50,000 +31.58% 11
South West -95 21 £60,000 +20.00% 21
North West -97 7 £26,000 +13.04% 19
East Midlands - 6 £30,250 - 13
North East -30 2 £24,875 - 2
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 571 (54.54%) Social Media
2 433 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 248 (23.69%) Python
5 230 (21.97%) TDD
6 213 (20.34%) Software Engineering
7 203 (19.39%) Social Skills
8 196 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
9 183 (17.48%) Scrum
10 179 (17.10%) Linux
11 169 (16.14%) React
12 159 (15.19%) Analytics
13 157 (15.00%) C++
14 155 (14.80%) Mentoring
14 155 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
15 151 (14.42%) Jenkins
16 147 (14.04%) TCP/IP
17 145 (13.85%) Telecoms
18 131 (12.51%) Artificial Intelligence
19 129 (12.32%) C
20 125 (11.94%) Degree
21 124 (11.84%) HTML
22 121 (11.56%) AWS
23 120 (11.46%) Test Automation
23 120 (11.46%) Games
24 119 (11.37%) Over-the-Top Content
25 117 (11.17%) CRM
26 116 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
27 110 (10.51%) Java
28 109 (10.41%) TypeScript

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 42 (4.01%) CMS
2 29 (2.77%) Confluence
3 24 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.05%) Apache
5 10 (0.96%) nginx
6 7 (0.67%) SAS
7 5 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.19%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.096%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.096%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.096%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (2.67%) Campfire
2 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.76%) Figma
4 6 (0.57%) Sketch
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.29%) InVision
6 3 (0.29%) PlantUML
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.096%) Blender
8 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (11.56%) AWS
2 77 (7.35%) GCP
3 48 (4.58%) Serverless
4 38 (3.63%) npm
5 32 (3.06%) GitHub
6 27 (2.58%) AWS Step Functions
6 27 (2.58%) Azure
7 24 (2.29%) Amazon S3
8 22 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
10 12 (1.15%) AWS Direct Connect
11 11 (1.05%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.76%) Trello
14 5 (0.48%) Akamai
14 5 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.48%) SaaS
15 4 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 94 (8.98%) Wi-Fi
3 87 (8.31%) HTTP
4 83 (7.93%) Ethernet
5 82 (7.83%) 5G
6 76 (7.26%) Wireless
7 57 (5.44%) MQTT
8 54 (5.16%) Bluetooth
9 52 (4.97%) BGP
9 52 (4.97%) Firewall
10 49 (4.68%) MPLS
10 49 (4.68%) VPN
11 47 (4.49%) Internet
12 44 (4.20%) HTTPS
13 42 (4.01%) OSPF
14 41 (3.92%) IPv6
15 35 (3.34%) DNS
15 35 (3.34%) Wireshark
16 34 (3.25%) DHCP
17 33 (3.15%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.77%) NoSQL
2 22 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (2.01%) Metadata
4 20 (1.91%) Tableau
5 19 (1.81%) Big Data
6 15 (1.43%) Data Mining
7 13 (1.24%) MariaDB
7 13 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.15%) BigQuery
9 11 (1.05%) SQL Server
10 10 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.38%) MySQL
12 4 (0.38%) Power BI
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (0.29%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.29%) Looker
14 2 (0.19%) Cloud Spanner
14 2 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 151 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 79 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 44 (4.20%) JIRA
4 35 (3.34%) Subversion
5 33 (3.15%) GitLab
6 28 (2.67%) GNU Toolchain
7 26 (2.48%) Xcode
8 22 (2.10%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.91%) ESLint
10 12 (1.15%) Cypress.io
11 11 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.96%) Selenium
12 10 (0.96%) TestRail
13 9 (0.86%) JUnit
13 9 (0.86%) Mockito
13 9 (0.86%) Postman
14 8 (0.76%) Gradle
14 8 (0.76%) Maven
14 8 (0.76%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 203 (19.39%) Social Skills
2 145 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 120 (11.46%) Games
4 116 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (10.03%) Finance
6 50 (4.78%) Marketing
7 45 (4.30%) Retail
8 44 (4.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 22 (2.10%) Advertising
10 21 (2.01%) Billing
11 17 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
12 16 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
12 16 (1.53%) Military
12 16 (1.53%) Publishing
13 10 (0.96%) Brand Awareness
14 6 (0.57%) Electronics
14 6 (0.57%) German Language
14 6 (0.57%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 341 (32.57%) Developer
2 167 (15.95%) Senior Developer
3 110 (10.51%) Software Engineer
4 66 (6.30%) React Developer
5 62 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
6 55 (5.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 53 (5.06%) Analyst
7 53 (5.06%) Senior React Developer
8 52 (4.97%) C Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded C Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 52 (4.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (16.14%) React
2 124 (11.84%) HTML
3 96 (9.17%) Redux
4 92 (8.79%) Node.js
5 89 (8.50%) REST
6 84 (8.02%) CSS
7 72 (6.88%) JSON
8 59 (5.64%) GraphQL
9 48 (4.58%) AngularJS
9 48 (4.58%) HTML5
10 40 (3.82%) Qt
10 40 (3.82%) RESTful
11 39 (3.72%) Middleware
12 38 (3.63%) React Native
13 32 (3.06%) Web Services
13 32 (3.06%) XML
14 31 (2.96%) 802.1X
14 31 (2.96%) XMPP
15 28 (2.67%) MobX
15 28 (2.67%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 571 (54.54%) Social Media
2 119 (11.37%) Over-the-Top Content
3 108 (10.32%) User Experience
4 75 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (7.16%) STB
5 58 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
6 54 (5.16%) Video\Live Streaming
7 38 (3.63%) Data Centre
8 37 (3.53%) Video on Demand
9 33 (3.15%) MPEG
10 32 (3.06%) Digital TV
11 31 (2.96%) Driving Licence
12 26 (2.48%) Device Driver
13 24 (2.29%) iPad
13 24 (2.29%) iPhone
14 22 (2.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 19 (1.81%) Cloud Native
16 17 (1.62%) Cyberattack
17 16 (1.53%) Clustering
18 14 (1.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 179 (17.10%) Linux
2 73 (6.97%) Apple iOS
3 72 (6.88%) Android
4 58 (5.54%) Windows
5 26 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
6 24 (2.29%) CentOS
7 15 (1.43%) Unix
8 12 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.38%) Tizen
11 4 (0.38%) webOS
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.096%) VMS
14 1 (0.096%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (21.97%) TDD
3 213 (20.34%) Software Engineering
4 196 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
5 183 (17.48%) Scrum
6 159 (15.19%) Analytics
7 155 (14.80%) Mentoring
7 155 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
8 131 (12.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 120 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 117 (11.17%) CRM
11 108 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 105 (10.03%) Pair Programming
13 102 (9.74%) Unit Testing
14 91 (8.69%) IT Strategy
15 90 (8.60%) BDD
16 85 (8.12%) Validation
17 82 (7.83%) Coaching
17 82 (7.83%) OO
18 80 (7.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 285 (27.22%) JavaScript
2 248 (23.69%) Python
3 157 (15.00%) C++
4 129 (12.32%) C
5 110 (10.51%) Java
6 109 (10.41%) TypeScript
7 77 (7.35%) SQL
8 55 (5.25%) Bash Shell
9 44 (4.20%) Go
10 38 (3.63%) C#
11 27 (2.58%) Apple Swift
12 26 (2.48%) Embedded C
12 26 (2.48%) Embedded C++
13 25 (2.39%) Clojure
14 22 (2.10%) Kotlin
14 22 (2.10%) Ruby
15 16 (1.53%) Elixir
15 16 (1.53%) ES6
16 15 (1.43%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (11.94%) Degree
2 47 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (2.87%) CCNP
4 27 (2.58%) CCIE
5 22 (2.10%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.24%) CCNA
7 8 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.57%) CCDP
8 6 (0.57%) CCIE Service Provider
8 6 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (0.48%) CISSP
10 4 (0.38%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.38%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.19%) PhD
12 2 (0.19%) Tableau Certification
13 1 (0.096%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.78%) QA
2 36 (3.44%) GDPR
3 22 (2.10%) WCAG
4 19 (1.81%) SLA
5 16 (1.53%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.76%) PMO
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.096%) NCSC
9 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (5.64%) Docker
2 52 (4.97%) Firmware
3 24 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.81%) iptables
5 17 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.096%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.096%) NFS
8 1 (0.096%) vSphere
8 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.92%) Ansible
3 40 (3.82%) Kibana
4 32 (3.06%) Grafana
5 31 (2.96%) Graylog
6 29 (2.77%) Nagios
6 29 (2.77%) Prometheus
6 29 (2.77%) Puppet
7 22 (2.10%) Terraform
8 17 (1.62%) Icinga
9 13 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
10 12 (1.15%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.38%) Rancher
12 3 (0.29%) SCCM
13 2 (0.19%) logstash
14 1 (0.096%) FortiGate
14 1 (0.096%) Galera Cluster
14 1 (0.096%) Mesos
14 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (7.93%) Google
2 48 (4.58%) EMC
3 34 (3.25%) Cisco
4 32 (3.06%) Adobe
5 31 (2.96%) YouTube
6 28 (2.67%) SolarWinds
6 28 (2.67%) Spotify
7 24 (2.29%) Apple
7 24 (2.29%) Splunk
8 22 (2.10%) Microsoft
8 22 (2.10%) Nokia
8 22 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.62%) Juniper
9 17 (1.62%) VMware
10 12 (1.15%) Oracle
11 11 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.05%) Fortinet
11 11 (1.05%) Palo Alto
12 10 (0.96%) StreamSets
13 9 (0.86%) DoubleClick