Period
to 20 October 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 6 months to 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within BT Group plc.

BT
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 850 980
Rank change year-on-year +231 +130 +126
Permanent jobs citing BT 61 213 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 163 150
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,100 £21,755 £8,775
90th Percentile £76,500 £71,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £34,351 £38,000
% change year-on-year +23.72% -9.60% -20.00%

BT is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19,429 58,039 70,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.78% 42.66% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,334 44,155 54,281
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BT over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England +237 58 £42,500 -5.56% 38
UK excluding London +186 32 £42,500 +23.72% 16
London +217 24 £56,250 +18.42% 22
South East +189 12 £42,500 -34.62% 4
Work from Home +27 7 £60,000 +26.32% 17
North of England +113 6 £42,500 +34.92% 4
South West +113 6 £30,000 -33.33% 3
East of England +137 5 £32,500 -27.78% 3
North West +89 5 £42,500 +11.71% 1
Scotland +96 3 £46,820 +24.85%
North East +19 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT jobs citing BT 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 BT.

1 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
2 18 (29.51%) Network Design
3 13 (21.31%) Network Planning
3 13 (21.31%) Openreach
3 13 (21.31%) Fibre Optics
4 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.03%) Virgin Media
6 10 (16.39%) Broadband
6 10 (16.39%) Finance
6 10 (16.39%) Validation
6 10 (16.39%) GIS
7 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.48%) AWS
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco
9 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (11.48%) Degree
9 7 (11.48%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.84%) Migration
10 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.84%) CAD
10 6 (9.84%) GPON
10 6 (9.84%) Microservices
11 5 (8.20%) User Experience
11 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) 4G
11 5 (8.20%) Active Directory

BT
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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Hyperledger
2 1 (1.64%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) AWS
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
4 2 (3.28%) AWS IoT
4 2 (3.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Broadband
2 7 (11.48%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (9.84%) GPON
4 5 (8.20%) 4G
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 4 (6.56%) 5G
5 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.92%) 2G
6 3 (4.92%) 3G
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.92%) UTRAN
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) WebEx
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) MPLS
7 2 (3.28%) OSPF
7 2 (3.28%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) GIS
2 3 (4.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) GitLab
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Developer
2 6 (9.84%) Fibre Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Fibre Planner
4 4 (6.56%) Field Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Network Planner
5 3 (4.92%) Planning Manager
5 3 (4.92%) RAN Design Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
1 3 (4.92%) HTML5
1 3 (4.92%) Laravel
1 3 (4.92%) ODBC
1 3 (4.92%) React
1 3 (4.92%) Vue.js
1 3 (4.92%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.28%) Ember.js
2 2 (3.28%) Spring
2 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.64%) KML
3 1 (1.64%) Twig
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Fibre Optics
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.28%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
6 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.64%) BBC
7 1 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Network Design
2 13 (21.31%) Network Planning
3 10 (16.39%) Validation
4 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) CAD
6 6 (9.84%) Microservices
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) B2B
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.92%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (4.92%) High Availability
9 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) C++
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) PHP
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) VB
2 3 (4.92%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) C
3 2 (3.28%) ES6
3 2 (3.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) CCNP
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) DBS Check
4 4 (6.56%) HNC
5 3 (4.92%) HND
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (3.28%) MCSA
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.64%) APMG
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
2 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Terraform
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Openreach
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Virgin Media
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) Facebook
7 3 (4.92%) Huawei
7 3 (4.92%) Nokia
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Twitter
8 2 (3.28%) Hyperoptic
8 2 (3.28%) Instagram
8 2 (3.28%) Meraki
8 2 (3.28%) Siemens
8 2 (3.28%) Speakerbus
8 2 (3.28%) Verint
9 1 (1.64%) Sigfox
9 1 (1.64%) YouTube