The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DECT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing DECT 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

DECT 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 264 360 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.38% 12.31% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 170 213 213
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DECT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DECT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DECT in Scotland

DECT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for DECT in Scotland

DECT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
DECT
UK

DECT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing DECT 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DECT.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) RS-485
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

DECT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) RS-485
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware