The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 111 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
UMTS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 358 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.14% 19.92% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 228 263 329
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

UMTS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Cheshire

UMTS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceStack
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceStack
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple