The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 43 4 46
Rank change year-on-year -39 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 20 108 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.57% 18.43% 3.47%
As % of the General category 7.58% 31.58% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 101 13
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -8.42%  

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

General Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 264 342 213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 47.14% 58.36% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 231 292 163
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Telecoms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Watford

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Watford

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Watford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Watford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 22 (42.31%) C++
1 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) Degree
4 18 (34.62%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) Physics
5 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
6 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
6 16 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
6 16 (30.77%) Node.js
6 16 (30.77%) Web Development
6 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.77%) HTML
6 16 (30.77%) CSS
6 16 (30.77%) OO
6 16 (30.77%) PhD
6 16 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
7 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
8 13 (25.00%) JSON
8 13 (25.00%) Ajax
9 12 (23.08%) Firewall
9 12 (23.08%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 7 (13.46%) User Stories
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.46%) Windows
13 7 (13.46%) Product Management
13 7 (13.46%) Waterfall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) 3G
2 6 (11.54%) 4G
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (11.54%) DMZ
2 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 6 (11.54%) IPsec
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) Network Security
2 6 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (11.54%) VLAN
2 6 (11.54%) VoIP
2 6 (11.54%) VPN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.92%) DWDM
4 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (21.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (21.15%) Web Developer
4 9 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Principal Business Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) CSS
1 16 (30.77%) HTML
1 16 (30.77%) Node.js
1 16 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (25.00%) Ajax
2 13 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) Physics
3 16 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
3 16 (30.77%) OO
3 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 16 (30.77%) Web Development
4 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
7 7 (13.46%) Product Management
7 7 (13.46%) User Stories
7 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.62%) Logistics
8 5 (9.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
10 2 (3.85%) Scrum
11 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C++
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 18 (34.62%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) C
6 5 (9.62%) VB
6 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 16 (30.77%) PhD
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.62%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) ACCA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CIMA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (9.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Dell
3 5 (9.62%) Sage
3 5 (9.62%) SonicWALL
3 5 (9.62%) Symantec
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
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