The first table below looks at the demand for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 113 105
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.91% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 220 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.50% 13.59% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 219 188 193
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UMTS
South West

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

UMTS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Bristol

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 17 (100.00%) GSM
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) 4G
3 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (47.06%) B2B
4 8 (47.06%) Service Management
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (35.29%) GPRS
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
6 4 (23.53%) Electronics
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Opsware
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) 2G
8 2 (11.76%) WLAN

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) GSM
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) 4G
3 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (35.29%) GPRS
5 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
6 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 2 (11.76%) 2G
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) Packet Switching
7 2 (11.76%) Intranet
7 2 (11.76%) 3G
8 1 (5.88%) MVNO
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Designer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) B2B
1 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
2 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Opsware
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) HP