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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 218 222 214
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 3 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.055% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.065% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,650 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -38.55%
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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015. 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
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Reading -1 1 - -
HSPA
South East

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (94.44%) WiMAX
2 17 (94.44%) Network Planning
2 17 (94.44%) GSM
2 17 (94.44%) 3G
2 17 (94.44%) CDMA2000
3 16 (88.89%) Degree
4 15 (83.33%) Computer Science
4 15 (83.33%) Project Management
4 15 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) SDH
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) DSL
6 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) RNC
6 2 (11.11%) Huawei
6 2 (11.11%) 2G
6 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.11%) GPON
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) V-Model
7 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Wireshark

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 17 (94.44%) 3G
2 17 (94.44%) WiMAX
2 17 (94.44%) GSM
2 17 (94.44%) CDMA2000
3 3 (16.67%) GPRS
4 2 (11.11%) GPON
4 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) DSL
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) SDH
4 2 (11.11%) RNC
4 2 (11.11%) 2G
5 1 (5.56%) 802.15
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Network Engineer
1 15 (83.33%) Radio Engineer
1 15 (83.33%) Radio Network Engineer
1 15 (83.33%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Network Planning
2 15 (83.33%) Project Management
2 15 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) V-Model
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
1 2 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) HP