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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 20 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 30 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.60% 8.52% 4.45%
As % of the General category 13.64% 14.70% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 19
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 220 279 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 41.04% 58.00% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 162 231 167
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,000
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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (50.94%) C++
2 26 (49.06%) LabVIEW
3 25 (47.17%) PhD
3 25 (47.17%) Physics
4 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
5 23 (43.40%) Degree
6 19 (35.85%) MATLAB
7 18 (33.96%) Data Acquisition
8 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
9 11 (20.75%) Data Analysis
9 11 (20.75%) Algorithms
9 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
9 11 (20.75%) Signal Processing
9 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) Windows
10 10 (18.87%) Linux
11 9 (16.98%) C#
12 8 (15.09%) Firewall
12 8 (15.09%) Zemax
13 7 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (13.21%) Finance
13 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (11.32%) HTML
14 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.32%) OO
14 6 (11.32%) CSS
14 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.32%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (11.32%) Node.js

Telecoms
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Zemax
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) Network Security
3 4 (7.55%) 3G
3 4 (7.55%) 4G
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.55%) DMZ
3 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.55%) IPsec
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (7.55%) VLAN
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.89%) OSPF
5 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Games
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) MATLAB Engineer
1 11 (20.75%) Process Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (1.89%) IP Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Lync Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Ajax
1 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
1 6 (11.32%) CSS
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
1 6 (11.32%) JSON
1 6 (11.32%) Node.js
1 6 (11.32%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.75%) Algorithms
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Physics
2 18 (33.96%) Data Acquisition
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.75%) Data Analysis
4 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning
4 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
4 11 (20.75%) Signal Processing
5 6 (11.32%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
5 6 (11.32%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
5 6 (11.32%) Web Development
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Finite Element Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Logistics
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C++
2 19 (35.85%) MATLAB
3 11 (20.75%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) SQL
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) VB
7 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) PhD
2 23 (43.40%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) Dell
3 3 (5.66%) Sage
3 3 (5.66%) SonicWALL
3 3 (5.66%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) NetApp