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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 611 617 601
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.16% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +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
7413 6764 8400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.62% 15.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6197 5463 7034
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 February 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HSDPA
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HSUPA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) HSDPA
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) HSUPA
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia