Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1023 981 952
Rank change year-on-year -42 -29 +7
Permanent jobs citing BT 153 212 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 103 146 226
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +25.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £20,240
90th Percentile £83,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £33,549
% change year-on-year +5.56% +34.13% -25.45%

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 77,980 76,953 94,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.67% 43.75% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61,310 61,941 77,199
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £74,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BT over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 16 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 23 January 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 -76 134 £50,000 +13.64% 48
UK excluding London -11 76 £47,500 +5.56% 28
London -63 72 £57,500 +43.75% 23
Midlands +28 20 £48,750 +21.88% 3
South East -18 17 £42,250 -15.50% 11
North of England -1 16 £47,500 +41.14% 9
West Midlands +2 12 £24,750 -24.43% 2
North West -4 12 £47,750 +41.89% 7
East Midlands +16 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South West +4 8 £50,000 +56.04% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £45,000 - 1
East of England +10 4 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Scotland -39 4 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £47,500 +9.20% 1
Wales - 3 £41,000 - 1
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 48 (31.37%) BBC
2 46 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.49%) SQL
4 34 (22.22%) Linux
5 33 (21.57%) Cisco
5 33 (21.57%) Telecoms
6 32 (20.92%) Software Engineering
7 31 (20.26%) Finance
8 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 30 (19.61%) Python
8 30 (19.61%) LAN
9 28 (18.30%) WAN
10 27 (17.65%) STB
10 27 (17.65%) Open Source
10 27 (17.65%) Arqiva
11 26 (16.99%) HTML
12 24 (15.69%) C#
12 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
13 22 (14.38%) RESTful
14 21 (13.73%) Oracle
15 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
15 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
16 19 (12.42%) HTML5
16 19 (12.42%) Java
16 19 (12.42%) OO
17 18 (11.76%) XML
17 18 (11.76%) C
17 18 (11.76%) Firewall
18 17 (11.11%) .NET
18 17 (11.11%) CSS

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 11 (7.19%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.23%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.27%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.96%) IIS
6 2 (1.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.65%) Luigi
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.65%) LibreOffice
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.65%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.65%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (7.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (7.19%) Amazon S3
3 11 (7.19%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (7.19%) Serverless
4 6 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.27%) GitHub
6 3 (1.96%) Office 365
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.65%) G Suite
8 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) LAN
2 28 (18.30%) WAN
3 18 (11.76%) Firewall
4 16 (10.46%) MPLS
5 14 (9.15%) Broadband
5 14 (9.15%) Ethernet
5 14 (9.15%) VLAN
6 13 (8.50%) VPN
7 12 (7.84%) DVB
7 12 (7.84%) Internet
8 11 (7.19%) VoIP
9 10 (6.54%) BGP
9 10 (6.54%) OSPF
10 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.23%) DNS
11 8 (5.23%) IPv4
11 8 (5.23%) PBX
11 8 (5.23%) Skype
12 7 (4.58%) IPv6
12 7 (4.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (9.15%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (7.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.27%) Big Data
6 5 (3.27%) MySQL
6 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.61%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (2.61%) GIS
7 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.61%) SQLite
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.50%) Moq
3 12 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 12 (7.84%) JIRA
3 12 (7.84%) Selenium
4 8 (5.23%) Subversion
5 7 (4.58%) NUnit
6 6 (3.92%) Calabash
6 6 (3.92%) gulp
6 6 (3.92%) JUnit
6 6 (3.92%) Mockito
6 6 (3.92%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (2.61%) GoCD
7 4 (2.61%) Maven
7 4 (2.61%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.61%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 31 (20.26%) Finance
3 8 (5.23%) Multimedia
4 7 (4.58%) Banking
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.27%) Retail
7 4 (2.61%) Billing
8 3 (1.96%) Marketing
9 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Legal
10 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (31.37%) Developer
2 22 (14.38%) Architect
3 15 (9.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 15 (9.80%) Developer in Test
3 15 (9.80%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.23%) Software Developer
5 8 (5.23%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Bid Director
6 7 (4.58%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.58%) Presales Solution Architect
6 7 (4.58%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.58%) Telecoms Architect
7 6 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) DevOps Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Embedded C Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.99%) HTML
2 22 (14.38%) RESTful
3 19 (12.42%) HTML5
4 18 (11.76%) XML
5 17 (11.11%) .NET
5 17 (11.11%) CSS
6 13 (8.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (8.50%) Entity Framework
7 12 (7.84%) D-Bus
8 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.19%) CSS3
8 11 (7.19%) Node.js
9 9 (5.88%) jQuery
10 8 (5.23%) GStreamer
10 8 (5.23%) HEVC
10 8 (5.23%) OpenGL
10 8 (5.23%) Qt
10 8 (5.23%) XMPP
11 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.37%) BBC
2 27 (17.65%) STB
3 13 (8.50%) Digital TV
4 12 (7.84%) IPTV
5 10 (6.54%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (5.23%) Media Streaming
7 8 (5.23%) MPEG
8 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.58%) Virtual Team
9 6 (3.92%) New Media
10 5 (3.27%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.61%) Handset
11 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.96%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.96%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.96%) PlayStation
12 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Linux
2 17 (11.11%) Unix
3 9 (5.88%) CentOS
3 9 (5.88%) Windows
4 8 (5.23%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.61%) Fedora
7 4 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.61%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.96%) Android
8 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.31%) Solaris
9 2 (1.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.92%) Software Engineering
3 27 (17.65%) Open Source
4 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
5 19 (12.42%) OO
6 16 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.80%) Microservices
8 14 (9.15%) ITIL
8 14 (9.15%) Migration
9 13 (8.50%) DevOps
10 12 (7.84%) Project Management
10 12 (7.84%) TDD
11 11 (7.19%) Business Process Modelling
11 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.54%) Software Testing
13 9 (5.88%) Presales
13 9 (5.88%) Programme Management
13 9 (5.88%) Scrum
13 9 (5.88%) Validation
14 8 (5.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.49%) SQL
2 30 (19.61%) Python
3 24 (15.69%) C#
3 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.42%) Java
5 18 (11.76%) C
6 14 (9.15%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.15%) C++
7 11 (7.19%) Clojure
7 11 (7.19%) Go
8 6 (3.92%) Perl
8 6 (3.92%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.61%) Ruby
11 3 (1.96%) PHP
11 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.31%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.31%) C-shell
12 2 (1.31%) Korn
12 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.80%) Degree
2 12 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.23%) CCNP
4 5 (3.27%) CCNA
5 4 (2.61%) CCIE
5 4 (2.61%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (2.61%) CCVP
5 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.96%) CCIE Collaboration
6 3 (1.96%) CISM
6 3 (1.96%) CISSP
6 3 (1.96%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) MCTS
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.61%) OIPF
3 4 (2.61%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Docker
2 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.31%) Firmware
4 2 (1.31%) Squid
4 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Ansible
1 6 (3.92%) Puppet
2 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.27%) Terraform
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.61%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.61%) systemd
4 3 (1.96%) Cacti
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) Cisco
2 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 27 (17.65%) Arqiva
4 21 (13.73%) Oracle
5 11 (7.19%) McAfee
6 10 (6.54%) Openreach
7 9 (5.88%) Apple
8 8 (5.23%) CA
8 8 (5.23%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.58%) Avaya
9 7 (4.58%) Juniper
9 7 (4.58%) VMware
9 7 (4.58%) Xamarin
10 6 (3.92%) Mitel
10 6 (3.92%) NEC
10 6 (3.92%) Panasonic
10 6 (3.92%) Yahoo!
11 5 (3.27%) Virgin Media
12 4 (2.61%) Red Box
12 4 (2.61%) Yealink