Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 499 597 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.27% 5.93% 6.81%
As % of the General category 14.61% 15.73% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 418 511 571
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +15.61%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 3,416 3,796 3,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.10% 37.71% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,961 3,007
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 -19 188 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Gloucestershire +34 142 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Wiltshire +15 85 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Dorset -14 29 £35,000 -9.68% 5
Somerset -15 28 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Devon +10 22 £21,250 -31.45% 5
Cornwall +13 2 - - 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 333 (66.73%) Finance
2 322 (64.53%) Manufacturing
3 320 (64.13%) Public Sector
4 317 (63.53%) Electronics
4 317 (63.53%) Marketing
5 315 (63.13%) SAP
5 315 (63.13%) Business Intelligence
6 314 (62.93%) Programme Management
6 314 (62.93%) Digital Marketing
7 194 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (23.05%) JavaScript
9 111 (22.24%) SQL
10 105 (21.04%) C#
10 105 (21.04%) Security Cleared
11 98 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 92 (18.44%) Java
13 90 (18.04%) SQL Server
14 86 (17.23%) Python
15 81 (16.23%) Azure
15 81 (16.23%) AngularJS
16 76 (15.23%) .NET
17 75 (15.03%) Windows
17 75 (15.03%) Linux
17 75 (15.03%) SC Cleared
18 73 (14.63%) Software Engineering
18 73 (14.63%) Scrum
19 67 (13.43%) Test Automation
20 59 (11.82%) ITIL
21 58 (11.62%) C++
21 58 (11.62%) Degree

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 28 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.61%) Confluence
4 9 (1.80%) Apache
5 7 (1.40%) JBoss
6 6 (1.20%) Mule
6 6 (1.20%) Mule ESB
6 6 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.00%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 81 (16.23%) Azure
2 51 (10.22%) AWS
3 36 (7.21%) Office 365
4 33 (6.61%) SaaS
5 23 (4.61%) GCP
6 13 (2.61%) Azure Stack
6 13 (2.61%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.20%) IaaS
8 9 (1.80%) PaaS
9 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.20%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.80%) WeChat
11 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.81%) Internet
2 28 (5.61%) DNS
3 21 (4.21%) DHCP
4 20 (4.01%) Firewall
5 19 (3.81%) Skype
6 17 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.61%) NetScaler
8 12 (2.40%) 4G
8 12 (2.40%) LAN
8 12 (2.40%) VoIP
9 11 (2.20%) 3G
9 11 (2.20%) WAN
10 10 (2.00%) VPN
10 10 (2.00%) Wireless
11 8 (1.60%) 2G
11 8 (1.60%) Network Security
11 8 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (1.60%) SSH
12 7 (1.40%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.40%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.01%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 18 (3.61%) BigQuery
4 16 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.40%) Looker
5 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.40%) Snowflake Schema
5 12 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.80%) MySQL
8 7 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.20%) Power BI
10 4 (0.80%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (4.21%) JIRA
1 21 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.21%) Selenium
3 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.61%) WebDriver
5 10 (2.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.80%) JUnit
7 8 (1.60%) TestRail
7 8 (1.60%) Zephyr
8 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.20%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.20%) Maven
9 6 (1.20%) Protractor
10 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.00%) Postman
10 5 (1.00%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.00%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 333 (66.73%) Finance
2 322 (64.53%) Manufacturing
3 320 (64.13%) Public Sector
4 317 (63.53%) Electronics
4 317 (63.53%) Marketing
5 18 (3.61%) Retail
6 6 (1.20%) Military
7 5 (1.00%) Advertising
7 5 (1.00%) Automotive
7 5 (1.00%) Banking
7 5 (1.00%) Law
8 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 133 (26.65%) Developer
2 65 (13.03%) Software Developer
3 60 (12.02%) Analyst
4 48 (9.62%) .NET Developer
5 44 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 37 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
7 34 (6.81%) .NET Software Developer
8 32 (6.41%) Software Engineer
9 31 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (5.61%) Test Engineer
11 21 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.21%) Integration Engineer
11 21 (4.21%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 20 (4.01%) Java Developer
13 19 (3.81%) Consultant
13 19 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (3.41%) Angular Developer
15 16 (3.21%) Business Analyst
15 16 (3.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.23%) AngularJS
2 76 (15.23%) .NET
3 53 (10.62%) HTML
4 52 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 49 (9.82%) CSS
6 46 (9.22%) SOAP
7 36 (7.21%) REST
8 34 (6.81%) Web Services
9 32 (6.41%) React
10 27 (5.41%) .NET Core
11 26 (5.21%) Node.js
12 24 (4.81%) jQuery
13 22 (4.41%) Hibernate
14 21 (4.21%) JPA
14 21 (4.21%) XML
15 20 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (3.61%) Angular 2
16 18 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (3.61%) WCF
17 17 (3.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.61%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.01%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.41%) User Experience
6 14 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.20%) Clustering
11 6 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.00%) Blog
12 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.80%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.80%) PKI
13 4 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.03%) Linux
1 75 (15.03%) Windows
2 57 (11.42%) Unix
3 21 (4.21%) Android
4 20 (4.01%) Solaris
5 19 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.01%) Windows 10
7 14 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.81%) Mac OS
8 12 (2.40%) CentOS
9 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (63.13%) Business Intelligence
2 314 (62.93%) Digital Marketing
2 314 (62.93%) Programme Management
3 194 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (14.63%) Scrum
4 73 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 67 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 59 (11.82%) ITIL
7 47 (9.42%) TDD
8 46 (9.22%) Analytics
9 42 (8.42%) CRM
9 42 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
10 40 (8.02%) OO
11 39 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (6.21%) MVC
14 28 (5.61%) PRINCE2
15 27 (5.41%) Project Management
16 26 (5.21%) Data Analytics
17 25 (5.01%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.05%) JavaScript
2 111 (22.24%) SQL
3 105 (21.04%) C#
4 92 (18.44%) Java
5 86 (17.23%) Python
6 58 (11.62%) C++
7 40 (8.02%) C
8 30 (6.01%) PHP
9 22 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.21%) Perl
10 16 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.00%) Go
13 9 (1.80%) Korn
14 8 (1.60%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.40%) Ruby
16 6 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.20%) VB
17 5 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (21.04%) Security Cleared
2 75 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.62%) Degree
4 55 (11.02%) DV Cleared
5 23 (4.61%) ISTQB
6 21 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.41%) CCNA
8 16 (3.21%) ISEB
9 15 (3.01%) MCP
10 13 (2.61%) CCA
10 13 (2.61%) RHCE
11 12 (2.40%) HND
12 8 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.20%) CCNP
14 6 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.80%) APMP
15 4 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.21%) QA
2 16 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.20%) GDPR
5 5 (1.00%) PMO
6 4 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.80%) SLA
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.40%) RMADS
8 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.20%) NIST
System Software
1 57 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.61%) Docker
3 28 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (5.01%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (2.61%) XenApp
6 8 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.60%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.60%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.21%) SCCM
2 17 (3.41%) SCOM
3 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 13 (2.61%) SCOrch
4 9 (1.80%) Nagios
5 8 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.40%) Ansible
6 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.40%) Puppet
7 6 (1.20%) Cacti
8 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.60%) Graylog
10 2 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.40%) Mesos
10 2 (0.40%) Packer
10 2 (0.40%) Terraform
11 1 (0.20%) Netcool
11 1 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 315 (63.13%) SAP
2 98 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.82%) Oracle
4 36 (7.21%) Cisco
5 35 (7.01%) VMware
6 24 (4.81%) Google
7 19 (3.81%) Citrix
8 15 (3.01%) Tableau
9 13 (2.61%) Splunk
10 12 (2.40%) Informatica
10 12 (2.40%) Talend
11 10 (2.00%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.00%) HP
12 9 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.60%) Dell
14 7 (1.40%) Apple
14 7 (1.40%) SolarWinds
15 4 (0.80%) BT
15 4 (0.80%) Juniper
15 4 (0.80%) YouTube