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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 118 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% - 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.86%
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
281 294 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.60% 16.21% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 204 232 205
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Runcorn - 2 £52,500 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
UMTS
North West

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) GPRS
1 9 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) C++
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) WinForms

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Development Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Development
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceStack
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 9 (100.00%) Android
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple