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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 397 450 557
Rank change year-on-year +53 +107 -187
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 1,590 697 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 5.12% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 826 340 250
10th Percentile £34,125 £22,700 £24,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +35.80% +45.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £81,250 £67,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -8.54% +70.83%

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 23,743 13,603 11,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 12.73% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,313 9,545 9,438
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,775 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband.

Salary trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 17 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +75 1,475 £60,000 +9.09% 73
London +36 884 £67,500 +0.53% 14
Work from Home +81 690 £57,500 -11.54% 18
UK excluding London +39 651 £50,000 +33.33% 66
North of England +12 272 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Yorkshire +42 265 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +8 160 £52,500 +133.33% 16
Scotland -21 76 £47,500 -17.39% 8
East of England -65 51 £47,500 - 6
South West -6 48 £39,949 -18.05% 9
Midlands -76 45 £47,500 +26.67% 15
East Midlands -20 27 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Channel Islands - 23 £100,000 -
West Midlands -91 18 £42,500 +13.33% 13
North West -80 6 £60,000 +158.06% 9
North East -20 1 £31,000 +26.53%
Wales -29 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 835 (52.52%) Agile
2 635 (39.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 575 (36.16%) Social Media
4 332 (20.88%) Social Skills
5 325 (20.44%) Self-Motivation
6 321 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
7 318 (20.00%) Python
8 304 (19.12%) Games
9 294 (18.49%) TDD
10 293 (18.43%) JavaScript
11 292 (18.36%) Software Engineering
12 286 (17.99%) Test Automation
13 271 (17.04%) Analytics
14 268 (16.86%) Scrum
15 266 (16.73%) Java
16 247 (15.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 247 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 219 (13.77%) SQL
18 214 (13.46%) Mentoring
18 214 (13.46%) CI/CD
19 207 (13.02%) TypeScript
20 205 (12.89%) Jenkins
21 203 (12.77%) User Experience
22 202 (12.70%) Coaching
23 199 (12.52%) Kubernetes
24 196 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
25 188 (11.82%) AWS
26 184 (11.57%) GCP
27 179 (11.26%) React
28 175 (11.01%) Telecoms

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 45 (2.83%) CMS
2 19 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (0.63%) Apache
3 10 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.44%) Confluence
6 6 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.063%) Mule
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.063%) Strapi
9 1 (0.063%) WildFly
Applications
1 86 (5.41%) Campfire
2 52 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 36 (2.26%) Photoshop
6 31 (1.95%) Sketch
7 23 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
7 23 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (1.45%) InDesign
8 14 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.19%) InVision
13 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.063%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.063%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.063%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.063%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.063%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.063%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 188 (11.82%) AWS
2 184 (11.57%) GCP
3 109 (6.86%) Azure
4 41 (2.58%) Microsoft 365
5 39 (2.45%) GitHub
5 39 (2.45%) npm
6 38 (2.39%) Figma
7 30 (1.89%) Firebase
7 30 (1.89%) Serverless
8 23 (1.45%) Google Analytics
8 23 (1.45%) SaaS
9 19 (1.19%) Cloud Composer
9 19 (1.19%) Heroku
10 18 (1.13%) Power Platform
11 15 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.88%) dbt
12 14 (0.88%) Trello
13 12 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.72%) 5G
2 88 (5.53%) Wireless
3 71 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 63 (3.96%) IPv6
5 57 (3.58%) Internet
6 55 (3.46%) BGP
7 54 (3.40%) Firewall
7 54 (3.40%) MPLS
8 48 (3.02%) OSPF
9 45 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (2.52%) DNS
10 40 (2.52%) Ethernet
10 40 (2.52%) VPN
11 39 (2.45%) DHCP
12 33 (2.08%) HTTP
12 33 (2.08%) VoIP
13 26 (1.64%) IPv4
13 26 (1.64%) Multicast
14 24 (1.51%) DWDM
15 22 (1.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.97%) NoSQL
2 69 (4.34%) BigQuery
3 53 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (3.33%) Tableau
4 41 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.89%) Metadata
7 29 (1.82%) SQL Server
8 27 (1.70%) Big Data
9 21 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.32%) MySQL
10 19 (1.19%) Data Lake
11 18 (1.13%) Power BI
12 16 (1.01%) DynamoDB
13 11 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.63%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.57%) GIS
16 8 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 205 (12.89%) Jenkins
2 148 (9.31%) Git (software)
3 61 (3.84%) JIRA
4 47 (2.96%) Postman
5 44 (2.77%) JUnit
6 39 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 38 (2.39%) GitLab
7 38 (2.39%) Selenium
8 30 (1.89%) TestCafe
9 28 (1.76%) Cypress.io
9 28 (1.76%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.64%) CircleCI
11 20 (1.26%) Gradle
11 20 (1.26%) Subversion
12 19 (1.19%) ESLint
12 19 (1.19%) FitNesse
12 19 (1.19%) Mockito
13 15 (0.94%) Spock
13 15 (0.94%) Xcode
14 11 (0.69%) Mocha
General
1 635 (39.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 332 (20.88%) Social Skills
3 304 (19.12%) Games
4 175 (11.01%) Telecoms
5 168 (10.57%) Finance
6 139 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (8.24%) Marketing
8 80 (5.03%) Advertising
9 63 (3.96%) Presentation Skills
10 54 (3.40%) Organisational Skills
11 45 (2.83%) Military
12 44 (2.77%) Retail
13 38 (2.39%) Electronics
14 32 (2.01%) Influencing Skills
15 25 (1.57%) Aerospace
16 22 (1.38%) Legal
17 20 (1.26%) German Language
17 20 (1.26%) Manufacturing
18 16 (1.01%) Banking
18 16 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 496 (31.19%) Developer
2 177 (11.13%) Senior Developer
3 126 (7.92%) Software Engineer
4 107 (6.73%) Analyst
5 100 (6.29%) Software Developer
6 75 (4.72%) React Developer
7 67 (4.21%) Designer
8 64 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
9 62 (3.90%) Architect
9 62 (3.90%) Tester
10 55 (3.46%) Automation Tester
11 46 (2.89%) Java Developer
12 45 (2.83%) Senior React Developer
13 44 (2.77%) Graduate
14 42 (2.64%) Android Developer
14 42 (2.64%) Senior Software Engineer
15 37 (2.33%) Data Engineer
16 35 (2.20%) Principal Engineer
16 35 (2.20%) Scrum Master
17 32 (2.01%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (11.26%) React
2 154 (9.69%) GraphQL
3 148 (9.31%) HTML
4 145 (9.12%) Node.js
5 122 (7.67%) CSS
6 94 (5.91%) REST
6 94 (5.91%) RESTful
7 76 (4.78%) .NET
8 60 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 60 (3.77%) Spring
9 57 (3.58%) Redux
10 56 (3.52%) Sass
11 48 (3.02%) React Native
12 46 (2.89%) JSON
13 39 (2.45%) Qt
14 32 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
15 31 (1.95%) Apollo GraphQL
16 28 (1.76%) D3.js
16 28 (1.76%) koa
17 27 (1.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 575 (36.16%) Social Media
2 325 (20.44%) Self-Motivation
3 203 (12.77%) User Experience
4 160 (10.06%) Over-the-Top Content
5 62 (3.90%) Video\Live Streaming
6 54 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 53 (3.33%) STB
8 48 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
9 44 (2.77%) Virtual Team
10 37 (2.33%) Data Centre
11 33 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
12 29 (1.82%) Video on Demand
13 26 (1.64%) Cloud Native
14 25 (1.57%) Public Cloud
15 23 (1.45%) Graphic Design
16 19 (1.19%) Cyberattack
16 19 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 19 (1.19%) Digital TV
16 19 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (10.50%) Linux
2 149 (9.37%) Android
3 133 (8.36%) Apple iOS
4 84 (5.28%) Windows
5 20 (1.26%) Mac OS
5 20 (1.26%) Unix
6 11 (0.69%) CentOS
6 11 (0.69%) VMS
7 9 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.44%) Tizen
8 7 (0.44%) webOS
9 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.19%) Debian
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.063%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (52.52%) Agile
2 321 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
3 294 (18.49%) TDD
4 292 (18.36%) Software Engineering
5 286 (17.99%) Test Automation
6 271 (17.04%) Analytics
7 268 (16.86%) Scrum
8 247 (15.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 247 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 214 (13.46%) CI/CD
9 214 (13.46%) Mentoring
10 202 (12.70%) Coaching
11 196 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
12 171 (10.75%) DevOps
13 150 (9.43%) Creative Thinking
14 137 (8.62%) Data Science
15 130 (8.18%) Microservices
16 128 (8.05%) Open Source
17 126 (7.92%) Pair Programming
18 123 (7.74%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 318 (20.00%) Python
2 293 (18.43%) JavaScript
3 266 (16.73%) Java
4 219 (13.77%) SQL
5 207 (13.02%) TypeScript
6 119 (7.48%) C#
7 89 (5.60%) Go
8 82 (5.16%) C++
9 71 (4.47%) Kotlin
10 61 (3.84%) C
11 50 (3.14%) Clojure
12 41 (2.58%) Groovy
13 39 (2.45%) Scala
14 36 (2.26%) Elixir
15 34 (2.14%) Bash
16 31 (1.95%) Apple Swift
17 27 (1.70%) PowerShell
18 26 (1.64%) PHP
19 23 (1.45%) MATLAB
20 22 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 113 (7.11%) Degree
2 75 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.89%) CCIE
5 31 (1.95%) CCNP
5 31 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.70%) CCIE Service Provider
6 27 (1.70%) CCNA
7 19 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.63%) CISSP
10 9 (0.57%) JNCIP
10 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.38%) CCDP
11 6 (0.38%) JNCIE
11 6 (0.38%) PhD
12 5 (0.31%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (8.11%) QA
2 86 (5.41%) Accessibility
3 66 (4.15%) GDPR
4 31 (1.95%) WCAG
5 19 (1.19%) PMO
6 14 (0.88%) SLA
7 13 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.75%) COBIT
9 10 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.19%) GRC
12 3 (0.19%) NIST
13 2 (0.13%) NCSC
14 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 159 (10.00%) Docker
2 42 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.13%) vSphere
5 11 (0.69%) Ceph
5 11 (0.69%) KVM
5 11 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 199 (12.52%) Kubernetes
2 73 (4.59%) Ansible
3 55 (3.46%) Kibana
4 54 (3.40%) Terraform
5 29 (1.82%) Grafana
6 28 (1.76%) Prometheus
7 15 (0.94%) Puppet
8 14 (0.88%) Nagios
9 5 (0.31%) logstash
9 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.19%) Icinga
10 3 (0.19%) Istio
10 3 (0.19%) SCCM
10 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.13%) QRadar
12 1 (0.063%) Cacti
12 1 (0.063%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.063%) MIIS
12 1 (0.063%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (5.79%) Google
2 69 (4.34%) Cisco
2 69 (4.34%) Microsoft
3 61 (3.84%) Adobe
4 42 (2.64%) VMware
5 35 (2.20%) Nokia
6 33 (2.08%) Oracle
7 25 (1.57%) BT
8 22 (1.38%) Juniper
9 21 (1.32%) Apple
10 20 (1.26%) Databricks
11 17 (1.07%) Openreach
12 14 (0.88%) SolarWinds
13 13 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.69%) Splunk
15 10 (0.63%) Fortinet
15 10 (0.63%) Palo Alto
15 10 (0.63%) YouTube
16 8 (0.50%) DoubleClick
16 8 (0.50%) Spotify