Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 49 39 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.24% 2.69% 3.99%
As % of the General category 8.83% 6.54% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 81
South Wales median annual salary £33,173 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.65% +20.48% +10.67%
10th Percentile £25,575 £24,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £90,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £33,173 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -33.65% +20.48% +10.67%

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 555 596 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.71% 41.16% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 449 513 748
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales.

Salary trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -5 27 £33,173 -60.97% 6
Newport +12 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Torfaen +3 6 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Bridgend - 4 £37,500 - 6
Caerphilly +7 3 £25,000 -41.18%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £37,500 -
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 17 (34.69%) Banking
2 15 (30.61%) Degree
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) Finance
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Docker
5 8 (16.33%) Validation
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.29%) JSP
6 7 (14.29%) SOAP
6 7 (14.29%) Struts
6 7 (14.29%) Web Services
6 7 (14.29%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) J2EE
6 7 (14.29%) ISEB
6 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Spring
6 7 (14.29%) Billing
6 7 (14.29%) Microservices
6 7 (14.29%) Liquibase
6 7 (14.29%) Guidewire
6 7 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
6 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 7 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 3 (6.12%) DHCP
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) RTP
3 2 (4.08%) SMS
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) Broadband
4 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Redis
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) HBase
2 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Liquibase
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.04%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 17 (34.69%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Billing
4 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.24%) Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Electronics
6 3 (6.12%) Retail
7 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (14.29%) Programmer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Product Manager
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 7 (14.29%) J2EE
2 7 (14.29%) JSP
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) Spring
2 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 7 (14.29%) Struts
2 7 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) CGI
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.12%) AS400
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Digital TV
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) CentOS
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SUSE
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
2 8 (16.33%) Validation
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (14.29%) Microservices
3 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) A/B Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Product Management
7 3 (6.12%) UX Design
7 3 (6.12%) Wireframes
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Ada
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.04%) Groovy
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCDP
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCVP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Guidewire
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) Brocade
7 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Perforce