Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Softswitch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Softswitch over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Softswitch
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 - 372
Rank change year-on-year - +372 -2
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% - 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% - 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
North West median annual salary £40,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £33,750
90th Percentile £43,250 - £41,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -21.35% -6.32%

Softswitch is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2031 1773 2098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.39% 15.33% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1485 1628
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Softswitch
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Softswitch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Softswitch in the North West

Softswitch
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch in the North West.

Salary trend for Softswitch in the North West

Softswitch
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Manchester - 9 £40,000 -
Softswitch
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing Softswitch 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 North West region with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (100.00%) GENBAND
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) BroadSoft
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Handset
3 5 (55.56%) Sonus
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) DMS-100
5 3 (33.33%) PBX

Softswitch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (100.00%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
3 4 (44.44%) DMS-100
4 3 (33.33%) PBX
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Switch Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (100.00%) GENBAND
2 8 (88.89%) BroadSoft
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Sonus
4 4 (44.44%) Nortel