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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 829 797 710
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -87
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 48 89 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.46% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 77
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £28,780 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.46%
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
17115 19406 17580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.23% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14312 15461 14271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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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
South East -17 28 £48,500 +7.77% 4
London -2 13 £55,000 -15.38% 1
North West - 5 £52,500 - 1
East of England -12 1 £140,000 +144.54%
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 103 (79.84%) GSM
2 92 (71.32%) Telecoms
3 89 (68.99%) LTE
4 53 (41.09%) Degree
5 42 (32.56%) Wireless
6 39 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (27.91%) Radio Access Network
8 34 (26.36%) Windows
9 32 (24.81%) 3G
10 30 (23.26%) GPRS
10 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (20.93%) Computer Science
12 26 (20.16%) SQL
12 26 (20.16%) 4G
13 25 (19.38%) Software Engineering
13 25 (19.38%) 2G
14 24 (18.60%) Linux
15 22 (17.05%) Electronics
16 21 (16.28%) LAN
17 20 (15.50%) C++
18 19 (14.73%) QA
18 19 (14.73%) Marketing
19 16 (12.40%) Android
19 16 (12.40%) WiMAX
19 16 (12.40%) C#
20 15 (11.63%) Java
20 15 (11.63%) .NET
20 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
20 15 (11.63%) VoIP
20 15 (11.63%) Windows Mobile

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (1.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 103 (79.84%) GSM
2 89 (68.99%) LTE
3 42 (32.56%) Wireless
4 36 (27.91%) Radio Access Network
5 32 (24.81%) 3G
6 30 (23.26%) GPRS
7 26 (20.16%) 4G
8 25 (19.38%) 2G
9 21 (16.28%) LAN
10 16 (12.40%) WiMAX
11 15 (11.63%) VoIP
12 14 (10.85%) WLAN
13 12 (9.30%) SS7
14 11 (8.53%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (7.75%) HSPA
16 9 (6.98%) Internet
16 9 (6.98%) DVB
16 9 (6.98%) 3GPP
17 8 (6.20%) Bluetooth
17 8 (6.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.55%) HBase
4 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.33%) NetBeans
2 3 (2.33%) Subversion
2 3 (2.33%) Maven
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.55%) Trac
4 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 92 (71.32%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.05%) Electronics
3 19 (14.73%) Marketing
4 11 (8.53%) Finance
5 9 (6.98%) Multimedia
6 8 (6.20%) Automotive
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Billing
7 2 (1.55%) Games
7 2 (1.55%) French Language
7 2 (1.55%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.50%) Software Engineer
2 14 (10.85%) Sales Manager
3 13 (10.08%) Developer
4 12 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Product Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Graduate
7 6 (4.65%) Author
7 6 (4.65%) Technical Author
8 5 (3.88%) Development Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.88%) Radio Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Software Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) .NET
1 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (7.75%) Web Services
2 10 (7.75%) jQuery
3 8 (6.20%) Qt
3 8 (6.20%) OpenAL
3 8 (6.20%) OpenCL
3 8 (6.20%) SVG
3 8 (6.20%) OpenGL
3 8 (6.20%) Middleware
3 8 (6.20%) UIQ
3 8 (6.20%) Series 60
3 8 (6.20%) Flash
3 8 (6.20%) J2ME
3 8 (6.20%) BREW
4 7 (5.43%) HTML
4 7 (5.43%) HTML5
5 6 (4.65%) CSS
6 4 (3.10%) Ajax
6 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (20.93%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.98%) Device Driver
5 8 (6.20%) MPEG
5 8 (6.20%) iPhone
6 7 (5.43%) User Experience
7 6 (4.65%) Handset
8 5 (3.88%) Wiki
9 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.55%) PMI
11 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.78%) GIS
11 1 (0.78%) IPTV
11 1 (0.78%) Statistics
11 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.78%) Telematics
11 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Windows
2 24 (18.60%) Linux
3 16 (12.40%) Android
4 15 (11.63%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (6.20%) Nucleus RTOS
5 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.20%) Windows 8
5 8 (6.20%) UNIX
6 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.43%) Windows CE
7 4 (3.10%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.33%) Solaris
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.78%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.38%) Software Engineering
3 14 (10.85%) Network Architecture
4 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (9.30%) Validation
5 11 (8.53%) Network Planning
6 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.98%) Scrum
7 9 (6.98%) Fault Management
7 9 (6.98%) ETL
8 8 (6.20%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (6.20%) DRM
8 8 (6.20%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.20%) Web Development
8 8 (6.20%) Speech Recognition
8 8 (6.20%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (5.43%) BDD
10 6 (4.65%) OO
11 5 (3.88%) SOA
11 5 (3.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) SQL
2 20 (15.50%) C++
3 16 (12.40%) C#
4 15 (11.63%) Java
5 11 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) C
5 11 (8.53%) Python
6 9 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.65%) Perl
8 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (41.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.33%) ISEB
3 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.55%) MCP
3 2 (1.55%) HNC
4 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) NDS
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool
2 1 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Symbian
2 9 (6.98%) Cisco
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle
4 7 (5.43%) Ericsson
4 7 (5.43%) Huawei
5 5 (3.88%) Nokia
5 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.88%) Perforce
6 4 (3.10%) Nortel
6 4 (3.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (2.33%) Actix
7 3 (2.33%) HP
7 3 (2.33%) BT
8 2 (1.55%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.55%) Sun
9 1 (0.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) Siemens
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