Period
to 20 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 75 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 14 39 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 2.18% 2.38% 3.31%
As % of the General category 7.29% 7.54% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 33
Median annual salary £52,500 £44,377 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.31% +33.77% -33.65%
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,129 £25,650
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £58,500
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £33,173
% change year-on-year +23.53% +28.12% -33.65%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 192 517 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.95% 31.49% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 164 445 464
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,129 £25,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -2.44%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales.

Salary trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Cardiff +25 13 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Torfaen - 1 £27,761 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (71.43%) Proactive Monitoring
2 10 (71.43%) Creative Thinking
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 10 (71.43%) SLA
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (71.43%) Azure
2 10 (71.43%) SCVMM
2 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 10 (71.43%) Skype
3 5 (35.71%) Dialogic
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) Skype
1 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Mocha
1 2 (14.29%) Protractor
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Audio Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (71.43%) Creative Thinking
2 10 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 10 (71.43%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Dialogic
4 2 (14.29%) Guidewire