The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DECT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 934 958
Rank change year-on-year +61 +24  
Permanent jobs citing DECT 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.006% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £35,000

DECT is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11726 13863 15428
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DECT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DECT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing DECT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DECT.

1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

DECT
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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) RS-485
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) UPnP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya