Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South West
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 85 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 304 129 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.96% 3.77% 4.81%
As % of the General category 7.17% 7.69% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 251 119 403
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,050 £63,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 4,240 1,677 5,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.19% 48.96% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,567 1,288 4,217
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,475 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +6.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the South West over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

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 16 September 2021. 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 -38 158 £52,500 +16.67% 35
Devon +11 28 £35,000 -4.99% 11
Gloucestershire -28 22 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Wiltshire +17 19 £57,500 +64.29% 9
Somerset -13 19 £26,500 -46.46% 6
Dorset -25 11 £36,000 +4.35% 4
Cornwall - 9 £40,000 - 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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.

1 209 (68.75%) Finance
2 191 (62.83%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (62.17%) Marketing
4 188 (61.84%) Manufacturing
4 188 (61.84%) Public Sector
5 186 (61.18%) Programme Management
6 185 (60.86%) Electronics
6 185 (60.86%) SAP
6 185 (60.86%) Digital Marketing
7 98 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (22.70%) Social Skills
9 56 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 50 (16.45%) C#
11 49 (16.12%) Azure
12 46 (15.13%) .NET
12 46 (15.13%) Scrum
13 44 (14.47%) SaaS
14 41 (13.49%) Project Management
15 39 (12.83%) DevOps
16 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
17 35 (11.51%) SQL
18 33 (10.86%) Degree
19 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
20 30 (9.87%) Java
20 30 (9.87%) AngularJS
20 30 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (9.54%) .NET Core
21 29 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
22 28 (9.21%) Banking
23 26 (8.55%) ITIL

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 11 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.32%) JBoss
2 4 (1.32%) Mule
2 4 (1.32%) Mule ESB
2 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.99%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.33%) Figma
6 1 (0.33%) InVision
6 1 (0.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.99%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.12%) Azure
2 44 (14.47%) SaaS
3 26 (8.55%) AWS
4 13 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (2.63%) GCP
6 7 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.64%) Serverless
8 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.32%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.66%) Azure Event Grid
10 2 (0.66%) PaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Cognito
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.33%) Pulumi
11 1 (0.33%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.92%) Firewall
2 15 (4.93%) LAN
2 15 (4.93%) WAN
3 14 (4.61%) Wireless
4 11 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.96%) HTTP
6 8 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.63%) VoIP
7 7 (2.30%) 4G
7 7 (2.30%) Internet
8 6 (1.97%) 5G
8 6 (1.97%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.97%) LTE
8 6 (1.97%) MPLS
8 6 (1.97%) Network Security
9 5 (1.64%) 3GPP
9 5 (1.64%) DWDM
9 5 (1.64%) SSL
10 4 (1.32%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.29%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.96%) GIS
4 7 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.64%) MySQL
7 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.32%) Tableau
8 3 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.66%) Power BI
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 21 (6.91%) JIRA
2 11 (3.62%) Selenium
2 11 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.30%) JUnit
4 7 (2.30%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.97%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.64%) Maven
6 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.99%) Postman
9 2 (0.66%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 209 (68.75%) Finance
2 189 (62.17%) Marketing
3 188 (61.84%) Manufacturing
3 188 (61.84%) Public Sector
4 185 (60.86%) Electronics
5 69 (22.70%) Social Skills
6 28 (9.21%) Banking
7 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (5.26%) Games
9 10 (3.29%) Influencing Skills
9 10 (3.29%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (2.63%) Retail
11 6 (1.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.97%) Legal
12 5 (1.64%) French Language
12 5 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.99%) Law
14 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.66%) Local Government
15 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (15.79%) Developer
2 35 (11.51%) Project Manager
3 24 (7.89%) Analyst
4 20 (6.58%) .NET Developer
5 17 (5.59%) Architect
6 16 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 15 (4.93%) Network Engineer
7 15 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.61%) Development Team Leader
8 14 (4.61%) Graduate
8 14 (4.61%) Software Development Team Leader
8 14 (4.61%) Software Team Leader
8 14 (4.61%) Team Leader
9 13 (4.28%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (3.62%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (3.62%) Information Manager
11 11 (3.62%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.13%) .NET
2 30 (9.87%) AngularJS
3 29 (9.54%) .NET Core
4 23 (7.57%) HTML
5 21 (6.91%) ASP.NET
6 19 (6.25%) REST
7 18 (5.92%) React
8 17 (5.59%) Web Services
9 16 (5.26%) SOAP
10 13 (4.28%) CSS
11 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (3.62%) Sass
13 10 (3.29%) Node.js
14 9 (2.96%) jQuery
14 9 (2.96%) WCF
15 8 (2.63%) Angular 2
15 8 (2.63%) Redux
16 7 (2.30%) Spring
17 6 (1.97%) XML
18 5 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.95%) Driving Licence
2 12 (3.95%) User Experience
3 10 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.30%) Fibre Optics
4 7 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.30%) Social Media
5 6 (1.97%) Digital Signage
6 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.32%) IPTV
6 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.99%) CCTV
7 3 (0.99%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.66%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.66%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) NHS
8 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.89%) Linux
2 18 (5.92%) Windows
3 8 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.97%) CatOS
4 6 (1.97%) Unix
5 4 (1.32%) CentOS
6 3 (0.99%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (62.83%) Business Intelligence
2 186 (61.18%) Programme Management
3 185 (60.86%) Digital Marketing
4 98 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (15.13%) Scrum
6 41 (13.49%) Project Management
7 39 (12.83%) DevOps
8 30 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (8.55%) ITIL
11 25 (8.22%) Microservices
12 24 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.24%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.91%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.58%) ERP
16 19 (6.25%) Change Management
17 17 (5.59%) PRINCE2
18 16 (5.26%) Project Delivery
18 16 (5.26%) TDD
19 15 (4.93%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.45%) C#
2 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 35 (11.51%) SQL
4 30 (9.87%) Java
5 21 (6.91%) Python
6 12 (3.95%) PHP
6 12 (3.95%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.96%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.64%) Scala
10 4 (1.32%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.32%) Perl
10 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.32%) Tcl
11 3 (0.99%) C
11 3 (0.99%) R
11 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.66%) C++
12 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (10.86%) Degree
2 26 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.63%) CCSA
5 8 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.63%) GCIA
5 8 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.30%) APMG
7 6 (1.97%) CCNA
8 5 (1.64%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) CCNP
10 2 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.66%) ISEB
10 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.61%) QA
2 8 (2.63%) SLA
3 7 (2.30%) GDPR
4 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.32%) PMO
7 3 (0.99%) COBIT
8 2 (0.66%) NIST
9 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.33%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 9 (2.96%) Docker
2 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.64%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) Terraform
4 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 185 (60.86%) SAP
2 56 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.24%) Cisco
4 20 (6.58%) Oracle
5 13 (4.28%) ArcSight
6 9 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.96%) VMware
7 8 (2.63%) LogRhythm
8 7 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.64%) Openreach
9 5 (1.64%) Splunk
10 4 (1.32%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.32%) HP
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.99%) Citrix
11 3 (0.99%) ESRI
11 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.99%) Pardot
12 2 (0.66%) BT