Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 27 26 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.04% 1.52% 2.98%
As % of the General category 4.43% 4.02% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 59
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £26,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.23% -18.75% -24.71%
10th Percentile £25,575 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £46,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% -4.00% -4.76%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 646 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.07% 37.65% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 519 592 642
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,775 £25,538
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Dartford - 16 £52,500 - 1
Canterbury - 4 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £31,750 -
Sandwich - 1 £27,000 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) Scrum
1 21 (77.78%) Kanban
2 19 (70.37%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) Broadband
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
2 19 (70.37%) NUnit
2 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (70.37%) Spring.NET
2 19 (70.37%) Unity DI Container
2 19 (70.37%) Dependency Injection
2 19 (70.37%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (70.37%) MSTest
2 19 (70.37%) MVVM
2 19 (70.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (70.37%) Moq
2 19 (70.37%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (70.37%) Ninject
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server 2016
2 19 (70.37%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (59.26%) WPF
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) CDMA
5 2 (7.41%) GSM
5 2 (7.41%) UMTS

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Broadband
2 2 (7.41%) CDMA
2 2 (7.41%) GSM
2 2 (7.41%) LTE
2 2 (7.41%) UMTS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Moq
1 19 (70.37%) MSTest
1 19 (70.37%) NUnit
1 19 (70.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Telecoms Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Account Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) IT Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
1 19 (70.37%) Castle Windsor
1 19 (70.37%) Ninject
1 19 (70.37%) Spring.NET
1 19 (70.37%) Unity DI Container
2 16 (59.26%) WPF
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) CentOS
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) Kanban
1 21 (77.78%) Scrum
2 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (70.37%) Dependency Injection
2 19 (70.37%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (70.37%) MVVM
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) SIEM
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Telesales
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CISA
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Vertica