Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VDSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VDSL over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 327 329
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2 -
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.059% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £53,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £60,000 £48,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £56,250 £85,000
% change year-on-year -28.89% -33.82% +157.58%

VDSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,505 1,538 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.48% 15.23% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 1,254 1,374
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VDSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VDSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VDSL in the West Midlands

VDSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VDSL in the West Midlands

VDSL
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 VDSL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Coventry +12 4 £40,000 -33.33%
VDSL
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing VDSL 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VDSL.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Bug Management
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

VDSL
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Product Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Bug Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HNC
1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) Degree