Period
to 26 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South West
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 49 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 -35
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 362 562 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.46% 5.55% 4.08%
As % of the General category 12.96% 16.06% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 299 498 336
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,150 £27,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £68,125
England 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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,794 3,499 3,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.39% 34.55% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 2,748 2,849
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.26% +4.50%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
Bristol -13 150 £42,500 -15.00% 22
Gloucestershire +18 94 £50,000 -14.89% 12
Wiltshire -7 64 £46,250 -2.63% 7
Somerset -5 18 £46,250 +42.31% 2
Dorset -4 17 £35,000 - 11
Devon +13 16 £20,250 -34.68% 9
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 229 (63.26%) Finance
2 215 (59.39%) Public Sector
3 208 (57.46%) Manufacturing
4 207 (57.18%) Electronics
5 205 (56.63%) Marketing
6 203 (56.08%) Digital Marketing
6 203 (56.08%) Programme Management
6 203 (56.08%) SAP
6 203 (56.08%) Business Intelligence
7 148 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (25.14%) JavaScript
9 81 (22.38%) Security Cleared
10 77 (21.27%) Microsoft
11 75 (20.72%) C#
12 73 (20.17%) SQL Server
12 73 (20.17%) AngularJS
13 64 (17.68%) SC Cleared
14 63 (17.40%) SQL
15 61 (16.85%) .NET
16 59 (16.30%) Java
16 59 (16.30%) Python
17 53 (14.64%) Windows
17 53 (14.64%) Linux
18 52 (14.36%) Azure
19 51 (14.09%) C++
20 50 (13.81%) Software Engineering
21 49 (13.54%) Scrum
22 46 (12.71%) Unix
23 44 (12.15%) ASP.NET
24 41 (11.33%) TDD

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.49%) Apache
4 6 (1.66%) Confluence
5 5 (1.38%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) JBoss
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Mule
8 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.55%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 52 (14.36%) Azure
2 27 (7.46%) AWS
3 25 (6.91%) SaaS
4 19 (5.25%) Office 365
5 10 (2.76%) GCP
6 6 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.66%) Azure Stack
6 6 (1.66%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.66%) PaaS
6 6 (1.66%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.55%) IaaS
8 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.55%) Yarn
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.46%) Internet
2 19 (5.25%) LAN
3 16 (4.42%) Firewall
4 15 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.59%) DNS
5 13 (3.59%) WAN
6 9 (2.49%) DHCP
6 9 (2.49%) Wireless
7 8 (2.21%) Network Security
7 8 (2.21%) Skype
8 7 (1.93%) VoIP
8 7 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.66%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.38%) Software-Defined Radio
10 5 (1.38%) SSH
11 4 (1.10%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.10%) MPLS
11 4 (1.10%) VLAN
11 4 (1.10%) VPN
12 3 (0.83%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.31%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (1.93%) BigQuery
6 7 (1.93%) MySQL
7 6 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (1.66%) Power BI
8 4 (1.10%) GIS
9 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.83%) Looker
9 3 (0.83%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.04%) JIRA
4 8 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.38%) Selenium
5 5 (1.38%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.10%) Postman
6 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.83%) GitLab
7 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.55%) Babel
8 2 (0.55%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.55%) git-flow
8 2 (0.55%) Protractor
8 2 (0.55%) Subversion
8 2 (0.55%) webpack
8 2 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 229 (63.26%) Finance
2 215 (59.39%) Public Sector
3 208 (57.46%) Manufacturing
4 207 (57.18%) Electronics
5 205 (56.63%) Marketing
6 27 (7.46%) Retail
7 8 (2.21%) Banking
7 8 (2.21%) Legal
8 5 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.38%) Police
9 4 (1.10%) Law
9 4 (1.10%) Local Government
10 3 (0.83%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (26.80%) Developer
2 61 (16.85%) Software Developer
3 46 (12.71%) C# Developer
4 44 (12.15%) .NET Developer
5 39 (10.77%) C# Software Developer
6 37 (10.22%) .NET Software Developer
6 37 (10.22%) Analyst
7 34 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (6.91%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.52%) Test Engineer
10 18 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.42%) Support Engineer
12 15 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.87%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.87%) Integration Engineer
13 14 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 12 (3.31%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.17%) AngularJS
2 61 (16.85%) .NET
3 44 (12.15%) ASP.NET
4 36 (9.94%) CSS
4 36 (9.94%) HTML
4 36 (9.94%) SOAP
5 35 (9.67%) React
6 30 (8.29%) .NET Core
6 30 (8.29%) Node.js
7 27 (7.46%) Web Services
8 25 (6.91%) jQuery
9 22 (6.08%) REST
10 21 (5.80%) WCF
11 15 (4.14%) Django
12 14 (3.87%) Hibernate
12 14 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (3.59%) Angular 2
14 12 (3.31%) JPA
15 9 (2.49%) Redux
16 8 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.70%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (4.14%) User Experience
5 12 (3.31%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.93%) NHS
9 5 (1.38%) CCTV
9 5 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.38%) Verilog
9 5 (1.38%) VHDL
10 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.10%) Clustering
10 4 (1.10%) Digital TV
10 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.64%) Linux
1 53 (14.64%) Windows
2 46 (12.71%) Unix
3 18 (4.97%) Solaris
4 14 (3.87%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.31%) Android
6 11 (3.04%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.49%) CentOS
8 7 (1.93%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (56.08%) Business Intelligence
1 203 (56.08%) Digital Marketing
1 203 (56.08%) Programme Management
2 148 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.81%) Software Engineering
4 49 (13.54%) Scrum
5 41 (11.33%) TDD
6 35 (9.67%) ITIL
6 35 (9.67%) Test Automation
7 28 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (7.46%) DevOps
9 26 (7.18%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (6.91%) PRINCE2
11 24 (6.63%) Analytics
12 23 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.35%) OO
13 22 (6.08%) E-Commerce
14 21 (5.80%) Pair Programming
15 18 (4.97%) CRM
16 17 (4.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.14%) JavaScript
2 75 (20.72%) C#
3 63 (17.40%) SQL
4 59 (16.30%) Java
4 59 (16.30%) Python
5 51 (14.09%) C++
6 31 (8.56%) C
7 18 (4.97%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.14%) PHP
9 14 (3.87%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.04%) Perl
11 9 (2.49%) Korn
11 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.21%) Go
13 7 (1.93%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.66%) Ruby
14 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 81 (22.38%) Security Cleared
2 64 (17.68%) SC Cleared
3 40 (11.05%) Degree
4 38 (10.50%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.49%) HND
7 8 (2.21%) CCNA
8 7 (1.93%) MCP
9 6 (1.66%) CCA
9 6 (1.66%) ISEB
9 6 (1.66%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (1.66%) RHCE
10 5 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (1.38%) SSCP
11 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.83%) CISSP
12 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) QA
2 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.66%) PMO
5 4 (1.10%) GDPR
6 3 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.83%) SLA
7 2 (0.55%) RMADS
8 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.28%) NIST
System Software
1 31 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.18%) Docker
3 15 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.66%) XenApp
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.83%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.14%) SCCM
2 8 (2.21%) SCOM
3 7 (1.93%) Ansible
4 6 (1.66%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.66%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.10%) Cacti
5 4 (1.10%) Nagios
5 4 (1.10%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.55%) Mesos
6 2 (0.55%) Packer
6 2 (0.55%) Terraform
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 203 (56.08%) SAP
2 77 (21.27%) Microsoft
3 38 (10.50%) Oracle
4 16 (4.42%) Cisco
4 16 (4.42%) VMware
5 11 (3.04%) Dell
6 10 (2.76%) Google
7 9 (2.49%) Citrix
7 9 (2.49%) HP
7 9 (2.49%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.66%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.66%) Splunk
8 6 (1.66%) Tableau
9 5 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.10%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.83%) BT
11 3 (0.83%) Informatica
11 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.83%) Talend
12 2 (0.55%) Juniper