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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 633 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 4 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.052% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -13.04%
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
7697 6973 8637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.90% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6367 5903 7306
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSPA across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

HSPA Salary Histogram in London

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) WCDMA
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) OpenVPN
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) GPRS
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (50.00%) UMTS
5 2 (33.33%) HSDPA
5 2 (33.33%) 2G
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) 3G

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) WCDMA
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) OpenVPN
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) HSDPA
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) HSUPA
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco