The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 646 591 633
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +42
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.13% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +21.21%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7842 7507 8370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 16.91% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6525 6160 7109
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HSPA
England

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 30 July 2014.

HSPA Salary Histogram in London

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) GPRS
3 4 (57.14%) UMTS
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) OpenVPN
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
3 4 (57.14%) GPRS
3 4 (57.14%) UMTS
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) OpenVPN
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (28.57%) HSUPA
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) RNC
5 2 (28.57%) HSDPA
5 2 (28.57%) 2G
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago