The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 113 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.58% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +96.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £28,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
UMTS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
408 379 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.97% 25.54% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,492 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

UMTS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Cambridge

UMTS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

UMTS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (75.00%) High Availability
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Valgrind
4 4 (50.00%) CppUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Coverity
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) SS7
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Valgrind
1 4 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Coverity
1 4 (50.00%) VMware