Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 710 694
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 430 509 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.84% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 286 430 494
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,000 £20,355
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Broadband is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,523 27,696 32,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.93% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19,417 22,536 26,363
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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
England -24 412 £42,500 +6.25% 139
UK excluding London -15 308 £42,500 +6.25% 102
North of England +20 131 £27,000 -32.50% 34
London +8 116 £42,500 - 40
North West +15 94 £38,000 -10.59% 22
South East -22 86 £45,000 -5.26% 27
Midlands +18 33 £36,000 -4.00% 16
Yorkshire +11 29 £20,000 -33.33% 10
East of England +16 28 £50,000 +19.05% 10
West Midlands +29 21 £45,000 -18.18% 11
South West +1 18 £41,250 +57.14% 12
East Midlands -7 12 £24,500 +22.50% 5
Scotland +1 9 £30,000 +5.26% 2
North East - 8 - - 2
Wales -7 3 £52,500 +23.53%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Broadband 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 169 (39.30%) Telecoms
2 143 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (22.56%) C#
4 91 (21.16%) .NET
5 75 (17.44%) Windows
6 74 (17.21%) Scrum
7 71 (16.51%) Microsoft
8 68 (15.81%) VoIP
8 68 (15.81%) SQL
9 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
10 65 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (14.88%) TDD
12 63 (14.65%) ITIL
13 61 (14.19%) WAN
13 61 (14.19%) Linux
14 56 (13.02%) Degree
15 55 (12.79%) Python
15 55 (12.79%) Cisco
15 55 (12.79%) SQL Server 2016
16 53 (12.33%) JavaScript
16 53 (12.33%) Kanban
17 52 (12.09%) WPF
17 52 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
17 52 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
17 52 (12.09%) MVVM
18 46 (10.70%) HTML
18 46 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (10.00%) SLA
20 41 (9.53%) Internet
20 41 (9.53%) CSS

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (1.86%) Confluence
2 7 (1.63%) WordPress
3 5 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.93%) IIS
5 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.47%) Drupal
6 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.26%) Office 365
4 6 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.47%) npm
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.81%) VoIP
2 61 (14.19%) WAN
3 41 (9.53%) Internet
4 38 (8.84%) Ethernet
5 36 (8.37%) Firewall
6 30 (6.98%) LAN
7 27 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (5.81%) ADSL
9 23 (5.35%) VPN
9 23 (5.35%) Wireless
10 21 (4.88%) MPLS
11 20 (4.65%) Intranet
11 20 (4.65%) PBX
12 17 (3.95%) BGP
12 17 (3.95%) DNS
12 17 (3.95%) OSPF
13 16 (3.72%) Unified Communications
14 15 (3.49%) ISDN
14 15 (3.49%) SMS
14 15 (3.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.02%) MySQL
5 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.40%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (1.16%) Big Data
8 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.47%) Datomic
10 2 (0.47%) Power BI
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.33%) Maven
4 10 (2.33%) Selenium
5 9 (2.09%) Grunt
5 9 (2.09%) gulp
6 8 (1.86%) Appium
6 8 (1.86%) JIRA
6 8 (1.86%) JUnit
6 8 (1.86%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.86%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.63%) GitLab
8 4 (0.93%) Moq
8 4 (0.93%) MSTest
8 4 (0.93%) NUnit
8 4 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.47%) Ant
9 2 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 169 (39.30%) Telecoms
2 36 (8.37%) Marketing
3 31 (7.21%) Finance
4 20 (4.65%) Retail
5 15 (3.49%) Games
6 8 (1.86%) Advertising
6 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.40%) Banking
8 5 (1.16%) Billing
8 5 (1.16%) Electronics
8 5 (1.16%) Local Government
9 4 (0.93%) French Language
9 4 (0.93%) Law
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
10 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 104 (24.19%) Developer
2 67 (15.58%) C# Developer
3 66 (15.35%) .NET Developer
4 61 (14.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (10.93%) C# WPF Developer
5 47 (10.93%) Telecoms Developer
5 47 (10.93%) WPF Developer
6 44 (10.23%) Analyst
7 29 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 23 (5.35%) Network Engineer
9 21 (4.88%) Consultant
10 18 (4.19%) Applications Support
11 16 (3.72%) Support Consultant
12 14 (3.26%) Applications Consultant
12 14 (3.26%) Applications Support Consultant
13 13 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (3.02%) Linux Consultant
13 13 (3.02%) Linux Support
13 13 (3.02%) Security Officer
13 13 (3.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.16%) .NET
2 52 (12.09%) WPF
3 46 (10.70%) HTML
4 41 (9.53%) CSS
5 24 (5.58%) Web Services
6 19 (4.42%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.72%) HTML5
8 15 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (3.49%) React
9 14 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.26%) jQuery
10 13 (3.02%) Ajax
10 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (2.79%) .NET Core
12 10 (2.33%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.33%) Node.js
13 9 (2.09%) JSON
14 8 (1.86%) XML
15 7 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.35%) User Experience
4 22 (5.12%) iPhone
5 17 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.33%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.86%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.63%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.63%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.16%) CCTV
13 5 (1.16%) CMDB
13 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.44%) Windows
2 61 (14.19%) Linux
3 16 (3.72%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.79%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.56%) Unix
6 9 (2.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.63%) CentOS
8 6 (1.40%) Android
8 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.16%) Fedora
9 5 (1.16%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) Debian
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.21%) Scrum
3 65 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (14.88%) TDD
5 63 (14.65%) ITIL
6 53 (12.33%) Kanban
7 52 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
7 52 (12.09%) MVVM
8 46 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (6.51%) Project Management
10 27 (6.28%) Software Engineering
11 26 (6.05%) Line Management
12 25 (5.81%) Change Management
12 25 (5.81%) Presales
12 25 (5.81%) Test Automation
13 24 (5.58%) B2B
13 24 (5.58%) Service Delivery
14 23 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.35%) Service Management
15 22 (5.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 97 (22.56%) C#
2 68 (15.81%) SQL
3 55 (12.79%) Python
4 53 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.98%) Java
6 28 (6.51%) C++
7 25 (5.81%) C
8 18 (4.19%) Perl
9 17 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.49%) PHP
11 14 (3.26%) Ruby
12 13 (3.02%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.02%) R
13 9 (2.09%) VB
14 5 (1.16%) Go
15 3 (0.70%) Clojure
16 2 (0.47%) ClojureScript
16 2 (0.47%) ES6
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (13.02%) Degree
2 38 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.98%) CCNA
4 18 (4.19%) CISSP
4 18 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.95%) SSCP
6 15 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.26%) CCNP
7 14 (3.26%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.02%) CISM
9 12 (2.79%) CEH
9 12 (2.79%) CISA
10 11 (2.56%) MCSE
10 11 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (2.09%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.86%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.86%) PMP
13 6 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.00%) SLA
2 16 (3.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.93%) GDPR
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 31 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.56%) Docker
3 11 (2.56%) Firmware
4 8 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.40%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.16%) NFS
6 5 (1.16%) Samba
6 5 (1.16%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.16%) Xen
7 3 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.47%) vCloud
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.47%) XenApp
8 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (5.12%) Puppet
2 19 (4.42%) Ansible
3 12 (2.79%) Nagios
4 9 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.86%) HP ALM
5 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.63%) OpenNMS
7 5 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.16%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.16%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.93%) Nessus
8 4 (0.93%) SCCM
9 3 (0.70%) Cacti
9 3 (0.70%) RANCID
10 2 (0.47%) Marathon
10 2 (0.47%) SCOM
10 2 (0.47%) Terraform
11 1 (0.23%) Iperf
Vendors
1 71 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.79%) Cisco
3 23 (5.35%) VMware
4 21 (4.88%) BT
5 18 (4.19%) Juniper
6 15 (3.49%) Mitel
7 12 (2.79%) Adobe
8 10 (2.33%) Avaya
8 10 (2.33%) Ericsson
9 9 (2.09%) Citrix
9 9 (2.09%) HP
9 9 (2.09%) Huawei
10 8 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.86%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.63%) Remedy
11 7 (1.63%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.40%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.40%) BMC
12 6 (1.40%) EMC
12 6 (1.40%) MarketAxess