The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 235 201
Rank change year-on-year +35 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 10 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.033% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.21% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 16
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,910 £32,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.14% -12.50%  

Broadband 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the West Midlands

Broadband
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Broadband in the West Midlands

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the West Midlands

Broadband
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Birmingham - 4 £37,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 1 £21,600 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Broadband 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) WPF
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) Kanban
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) NUnit
2 8 (66.67%) Spring.NET
2 8 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (66.67%) MSTest
2 8 (66.67%) MVVM
2 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (66.67%) Moq
2 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (66.67%) Ninject
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) WinForms
2 8 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) CSS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (8.33%) Lawson
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Moq
1 8 (66.67%) MSTest
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (66.67%) Ninject
1 8 (66.67%) Spring.NET
1 8 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
1 8 (66.67%) WinForms
1 8 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Compass CSS Framework
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
1 8 (66.67%) Kanban
1 8 (66.67%) MVVM
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) API Design
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AAT
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) CODA
1 1 (8.33%) Epicor
1 1 (8.33%) Infor
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Pegasus
1 1 (8.33%) Sage
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Consumer Council for Water
Posted: 3 days ago