Period
to 23 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 74 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -48
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 52 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.82% 2.97% 2.08%
As % of the General category 8.01% 8.73% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 46
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -25.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,402 £27,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,428 £90,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 649 687 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.21% 33.96% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 516 535 627
Wales median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,950 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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
South Wales -17 36 £40,000 +20.58% 11
West Wales +24 11 £28,500 -48.41% 1
North Wales +8 4 £25,000 -16.67%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing Telecoms 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (32.69%) Banking
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.92%) LAN
6 14 (26.92%) WAN
6 14 (26.92%) Project Management
6 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 13 (25.00%) Selenium
7 13 (25.00%) Test Management
7 13 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
7 13 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (25.00%) Validation
7 13 (25.00%) Cisco
8 12 (23.08%) Windows
8 12 (23.08%) Subversion
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) Docker
8 12 (23.08%) Guidewire
8 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.15%) Change Management
9 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.15%) DNS
9 11 (21.15%) DHCP

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) LAN
1 14 (26.92%) WAN
2 11 (21.15%) DHCP
2 11 (21.15%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) VoIP
3 10 (19.23%) Wireless
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.62%) Internet
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) DSL
7 2 (3.85%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Redis
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.08%) Subversion
3 10 (19.23%) IntelliJ
4 8 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 8 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.38%) Maven
4 8 (15.38%) Mocha
4 8 (15.38%) Protractor
4 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio Code
4 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.69%) Liquibase
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Marketing
4 7 (13.46%) Electronics
4 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (13.46%) Public Sector
5 6 (11.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Analyst
2 18 (34.62%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) Senior Tester
5 11 (21.15%) Tester
6 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Automation Tester
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Automation Tester
8 6 (11.54%) Developer
8 6 (11.54%) IT Engineer
9 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
9 5 (9.62%) IT Support
9 5 (9.62%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) Manual Tester
10 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
1 6 (11.54%) J2EE
1 6 (11.54%) Spring
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) Django
3 4 (7.69%) JMS
3 4 (7.69%) JSP
3 4 (7.69%) SOAP
3 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 4 (7.69%) Struts
3 4 (7.69%) Thymeleaf
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) CCTV
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
1 18 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (26.92%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
2 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 13 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (25.00%) Test Management
3 13 (25.00%) Validation
4 11 (21.15%) Change Management
5 9 (17.31%) Web Development
6 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 8 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (15.38%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.38%) Time Management
7 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.46%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Python
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.62%) Master's Degree
3 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 31000
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Guidewire
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.46%) SAP
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.85%) BT
7 2 (3.85%) Openreach
8 1 (1.92%) Avaya
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam