The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 875 829 812
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -17
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 27 94 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.096% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 80
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £125,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UMTS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15991 17961 17194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.36% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13428 14662 13527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in England

UMTS
Salary Trend in England

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

UMTS Salary Trend in England

UMTS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

UMTS Salary Histogram in England

UMTS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
South East -40 19 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London +10 8 £28,000 -68.88%
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 49 (92.45%) GSM
2 40 (75.47%) Telecoms
3 33 (62.26%) LTE
4 28 (52.83%) GPRS
5 18 (33.96%) Diameter Protocol
6 17 (32.08%) Unix
7 15 (28.30%) Wireless
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 14 (26.42%) WCDMA
8 14 (26.42%) Degree
9 13 (24.53%) Solaris
9 13 (24.53%) SS7
10 12 (22.64%) CDMA
10 12 (22.64%) 3G
10 12 (22.64%) 4G
11 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.75%) Linux
11 11 (20.75%) Sybase
12 10 (18.87%) VoIP
13 9 (16.98%) SQL
13 9 (16.98%) Windows
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
14 8 (15.09%) NGN
14 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.09%) 2G
14 8 (15.09%) MGCP
14 8 (15.09%) H.323
14 8 (15.09%) SLA
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco
15 7 (13.21%) 3GPP

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (92.45%) GSM
2 33 (62.26%) LTE
3 28 (52.83%) GPRS
4 18 (33.96%) Diameter Protocol
5 15 (28.30%) Wireless
6 14 (26.42%) WCDMA
7 13 (24.53%) SS7
8 12 (22.64%) 3G
8 12 (22.64%) 4G
8 12 (22.64%) CDMA
9 10 (18.87%) VoIP
10 8 (15.09%) 2G
10 8 (15.09%) H.323
10 8 (15.09%) MGCP
10 8 (15.09%) NGN
11 7 (13.21%) 3GPP
11 7 (13.21%) VoLTE
12 6 (11.32%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (11.32%) TETRA
12 6 (11.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Trac
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
General
1 40 (75.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Technical Support
2 9 (16.98%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Engineering Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) RF Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (7.55%) SOAP
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) LINQ
2 3 (5.66%) WPF
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
3 1 (1.89%) WAP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Handset
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Telematics
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Unix
2 13 (24.53%) Solaris
3 11 (20.75%) Linux
4 9 (16.98%) Windows
5 3 (5.66%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.66%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (11.32%) Line Management
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (7.55%) OO
4 4 (7.55%) Presales
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) Validation
5 3 (5.66%) BDD
5 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.77%) Network Design
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Python
3 4 (7.55%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Sybase
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Huawei
6 3 (5.66%) Symbian
7 2 (3.77%) Nokia
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.77%) Sun
8 1 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.89%) BT
8 1 (1.89%) Motorola
8 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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