The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 611 599 623
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.033% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.21% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 0
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
HSPA
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in London

HSPA
Salary Trend in London

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

HSPA Salary Trend in London

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) HSDPA
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) HSUPA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia