The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 251 229 271
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 14 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.38% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 6
Average salary £57,000 £58,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +46.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
UMTS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1538 1521 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.57% 21.28% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1242 1500
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

UMTS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the East of England

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the East of England

UMTS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Bedfordshire -7 5 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (94.12%) GSM
1 16 (94.12%) 4G
2 15 (88.24%) LTE
3 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
4 10 (58.82%) C
5 9 (52.94%) C++
5 9 (52.94%) 3G
5 9 (52.94%) Project Management
5 9 (52.94%) 2G
6 8 (47.06%) Java
6 8 (47.06%) Perl
6 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
6 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
7 7 (41.18%) 3GPP
8 6 (35.29%) MySQL
8 6 (35.29%) Python
8 6 (35.29%) Middleware
8 6 (35.29%) SS7
8 6 (35.29%) Wireless
8 6 (35.29%) Device Driver
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (35.29%) High Availability
8 6 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (29.41%) SMS
9 5 (29.41%) VoIP
9 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Management Information System

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (94.12%) GSM
1 16 (94.12%) 4G
2 15 (88.24%) LTE
3 9 (52.94%) 2G
3 9 (52.94%) 3G
4 7 (41.18%) 3GPP
5 6 (35.29%) SS7
5 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) SMS
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
8 3 (17.65%) GPRS
9 1 (5.88%) WLAN
9 1 (5.88%) LAN
9 1 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) CppUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Valgrind
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Operations Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Device Driver
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 5 (29.41%) Network Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
1 4 (23.53%) Coverity
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