The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 217 224 233
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.071% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £60,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +175.86%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -9.09%
HSPA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1828 1614 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.54% 28.60% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1129 1086
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSPA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HSPA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HSPA across the Berkshire region.

HSPA Salary Trend in Berkshire

HSPA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - -
Slough - 1 - -
HSPA
South East

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HSPA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HSPA.

1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) WiMAX
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Network Planning
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) Broadband
5 6 (50.00%) UMTS
5 6 (50.00%) LTE
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 5 (41.67%) 3G
6 5 (41.67%) CDMA2000
6 5 (41.67%) GSM
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
7 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (33.33%) Market Research
8 2 (16.67%) Product Management
8 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
9 1 (8.33%) 802.15
9 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
9 1 (8.33%) GPRS
9 1 (8.33%) DNS
9 1 (8.33%) IPv6
9 1 (8.33%) HP

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HSPA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WiMAX
2 6 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (50.00%) LTE
2 6 (50.00%) Broadband
2 6 (50.00%) UMTS
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) GSM
3 5 (41.67%) CDMA2000
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
4 1 (8.33%) GPRS
4 1 (8.33%) 802.15
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) IPv6
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Radio Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Radio Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Market Research
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP