Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 -28
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4 4 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.28% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the General category 4.26% 2.50% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +34.92% -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £26,365 £29,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £43,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 94 160 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.03% 29.63% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 98 123
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,125 £27,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £64,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,150
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.48% +6.30%

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 1 December 2020. 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 +23 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (50.00%) GStreamer
3 2 (50.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Modbus
3 2 (50.00%) Profibus
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Deep Learning
3 2 (50.00%) MQTT
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) 5G
3 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (50.00%) Z-Wave
4 1 (25.00%) C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) 5G
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Modbus
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
1 2 (50.00%) Profibus
1 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (50.00%) Z-Wave
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft