Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DAB over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 755 965 1092
Rank change year-on-year +210 +127 +66
Permanent jobs citing DAB 13 67 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 50 10
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -28.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,731 £37,825
90th Percentile £65,625 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -20.00% +13.64%

DAB 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 8,925 18,908 22,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.04% 15.04% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,086 15,112 18,137
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

DAB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DAB in the UK

DAB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DAB in the UK

DAB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DAB over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DAB in the UK

DAB
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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 +210 13 £47,500 +5.56% 2
UK excluding London +182 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Midlands +83 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +59 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East +130 4 £63,750 +2.00%
Work from Home -58 4 £48,750 -30.36% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing DAB 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 DAB.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) OOP
1 9 (69.23%) Law
1 9 (69.23%) Games
1 9 (69.23%) Android
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile Application Development
1 9 (69.23%) Android Development
1 9 (69.23%) Kotlin
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Military
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCDP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DWDM
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

DAB
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) BGP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) DWDM
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) OSPF
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Games
1 9 (69.23%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Android Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Presales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Android Development
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile Application Development
1 9 (69.23%) OOP
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Brocade
2 2 (15.38%) VMware