The first table below looks at the demand for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 898 826 785
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -41
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 4 30 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.029% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.14% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 67
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,650 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-34.94% -15.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19370 20855 21221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.14% 20.04% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15386 16913 17844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HSPA
UK

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

HSPA
Salary Trend in England

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

HSPA Salary Trend in England

HSPA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -61 3 £50,000 +25.00%
South East -22 1 - -
HSPA
UK

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing HSPA 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 HSPA.

1 26 (100.00%) LTE
2 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
3 22 (84.62%) Degree
4 19 (73.08%) GPRS
4 19 (73.08%) GSM
5 18 (69.23%) UMTS
5 18 (69.23%) Performance Engineering
6 14 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (46.15%) Product Management
8 11 (42.31%) Handset
9 10 (38.46%) Resource Management
9 10 (38.46%) Wireless
10 9 (34.62%) C++
10 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
10 9 (34.62%) RNC
11 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (30.77%) Windows
11 8 (30.77%) OO
11 8 (30.77%) 3GPP
11 8 (30.77%) CDMA
11 8 (30.77%) Electronics
12 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
12 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (26.92%) 3G
13 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
14 5 (19.23%) 4G
14 5 (19.23%) 2G
14 5 (19.23%) Project Management
15 4 (15.38%) Internet
15 4 (15.38%) Network Design

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing HSPA 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 HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) LTE
2 19 (73.08%) GPRS
2 19 (73.08%) GSM
3 18 (69.23%) UMTS
4 14 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (38.46%) Wireless
6 9 (34.62%) RNC
7 8 (30.77%) 3GPP
7 8 (30.77%) CDMA
8 7 (26.92%) 3G
9 5 (19.23%) 4G
9 5 (19.23%) 2G
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
11 3 (11.54%) Broadband
12 1 (3.85%) WiMAX
12 1 (3.85%) MIMO
12 1 (3.85%) HSUPA
12 1 (3.85%) HSDPA
12 1 (3.85%) CDMA2000
12 1 (3.85%) IPv4
General
1 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) C++ Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Project Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Handset
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Performance Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Product Management
3 10 (38.46%) Resource Management
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (30.77%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Network Design
8 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) Quantitative Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Monte Carlo Method
10 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
10 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MBA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Huawei
3 3 (11.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
3 3 (11.54%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) Actix