Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 51 71
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 -37
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 12 3 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.90% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.77% 1.51% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
10th Percentile " £19,625 "
25th Percentile £42,500 £24,688 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £35,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.87% -4.67% +22.95%
75th Percentile £47,500 £49,188 £43,750
90th Percentile " £55,675 "
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 318 199 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.40% 54.82% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 173 81 171
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +11.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
County Antrim -32 8 £45,000 +25.87%
County Down - 3 - -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Telecoms 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (83.33%) C
1 10 (83.33%) C++
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 6 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (50.00%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Network Management
4 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) DRM
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) STB
4 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (50.00%) Android
4 6 (50.00%) Smartphone
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) MQTT
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Broadband
2 4 (33.33%) 4G
2 4 (33.33%) 5G
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) Modbus
2 4 (33.33%) MQTT
2 4 (33.33%) Profibus
2 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 4 (33.33%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Organisational Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FpML
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 6 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (50.00%) DRM
4 6 (50.00%) Network Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C
1 10 (83.33%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Dart
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle