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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 763 719 753
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 130 143 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 92 100
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £39,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +17.64%
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
19185 17890 21686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.50% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15472 14357 18047
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
(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 +14 105 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England -15 10 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Midlands - 5 £27,850 - 2
London -38 4 £25,000 -47.36% 2
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 187 (84.62%) GSM
2 138 (62.44%) Telecoms
3 110 (49.77%) LTE
4 87 (39.37%) Wireless
5 73 (33.03%) Marketing
6 70 (31.67%) Degree
7 59 (26.70%) 3G
8 57 (25.79%) Service Delivery
9 54 (24.43%) UNIX
10 50 (22.62%) GPRS
11 48 (21.72%) SS7
12 43 (19.46%) 2G
12 43 (19.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 42 (19.00%) Radio Access Network
14 41 (18.55%) Change Management
15 39 (17.65%) WiMAX
16 38 (17.19%) Product Marketing
16 38 (17.19%) TIBCO
16 38 (17.19%) NDS
17 37 (16.74%) HND
18 36 (16.29%) HNC
19 34 (15.38%) Linux
19 34 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (14.48%) SMS
21 31 (14.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
21 31 (14.03%) 4G
22 30 (13.57%) C++
23 29 (13.12%) Computer Science
24 28 (12.67%) QA
24 28 (12.67%) 3GPP

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (84.62%) GSM
2 110 (49.77%) LTE
3 87 (39.37%) Wireless
4 59 (26.70%) 3G
5 50 (22.62%) GPRS
6 48 (21.72%) SS7
7 43 (19.46%) 2G
8 42 (19.00%) Radio Access Network
9 39 (17.65%) WiMAX
10 32 (14.48%) SMS
11 31 (14.03%) 4G
12 28 (12.67%) 3GPP
12 28 (12.67%) ATM
13 26 (11.76%) LAN
14 24 (10.86%) CDMA
15 23 (10.41%) WCDMA
15 23 (10.41%) RNC
16 19 (8.60%) Broadband
17 18 (8.14%) ISDN
17 18 (8.14%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) MySQL
2 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Subversion
1 13 (5.88%) GCC
1 13 (5.88%) GDB
1 13 (5.88%) Trac
2 4 (1.81%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.81%) Valgrind
3 2 (0.90%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 138 (62.44%) Telecoms
2 73 (33.03%) Marketing
3 9 (4.07%) Electronics
3 9 (4.07%) Billing
4 6 (2.71%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (14.48%) Network Engineer
1 32 (14.48%) Support Engineer
2 23 (10.41%) Wireless Engineer
3 20 (9.05%) Software Engineer
4 19 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
5 14 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (6.33%) Developer
5 14 (6.33%) Account Manager
5 14 (6.33%) RAN Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) Radio Network Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) Radio Engineer
7 9 (4.07%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.62%) Administrator
8 8 (3.62%) Network Administrator
8 8 (3.62%) Core Network Engineer
9 7 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.88%) STL
1 13 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (4.07%) Middleware
3 8 (3.62%) .NET
3 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (3.62%) WPF
3 8 (3.62%) LINQ
3 8 (3.62%) jQuery
4 7 (3.17%) HTML5
4 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (3.17%) CSS
4 7 (3.17%) HTML
5 4 (1.81%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) WAP
6 1 (0.45%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.07%) Device Driver
4 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.36%) User Experience
5 3 (1.36%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.90%) Open Source
6 2 (0.90%) VHDL
6 2 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.45%) Handset
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.43%) UNIX
2 34 (15.38%) Linux
3 17 (7.69%) Windows
4 8 (3.62%) Windows 2000
4 8 (3.62%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.79%) Service Delivery
2 41 (18.55%) Change Management
3 38 (17.19%) Product Marketing
4 27 (12.22%) Software Engineering
5 25 (11.31%) Project Management
6 23 (10.41%) Network Planning
7 17 (7.69%) Service Management
7 17 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.33%) OO
8 14 (6.33%) Product Management
8 14 (6.33%) Network Architecture
9 13 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 13 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (5.88%) OOD
10 9 (4.07%) Performance Management
10 9 (4.07%) High Availability
11 8 (3.62%) Web Development
12 7 (3.17%) MVC
12 7 (3.17%) Test Strategy
12 7 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.57%) C++
2 16 (7.24%) C
3 13 (5.88%) Perl
3 13 (5.88%) Python
4 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.98%) Embedded C
6 10 (4.52%) SQL
7 9 (4.07%) Java
8 8 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.62%) C#
9 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.36%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 70 (31.67%) Degree
2 37 (16.74%) HND
3 36 (16.29%) HNC
4 16 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.79%) CCNA
6 10 (4.52%) CCNP
7 9 (4.07%) CCIE
8 2 (0.90%) ISEB
8 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCENT
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.67%) QA
2 16 (7.24%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (17.19%) NDS
2 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Netcool
1 1 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (19.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 38 (17.19%) TIBCO
3 31 (14.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 25 (11.31%) Ericsson
5 23 (10.41%) Nokia
5 23 (10.41%) Nortel
5 23 (10.41%) Cisco
6 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.07%) Huawei
8 8 (3.62%) Sybase
9 7 (3.17%) Citrix
9 7 (3.17%) VMware
9 7 (3.17%) Oracle
10 4 (1.81%) Coverity
11 3 (1.36%) HP
12 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
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