The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 587 603 607
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 18 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.059% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 8
Average salary £90,000 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.59% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £64,250 £88,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
UMTS
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
7108 6788 8772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.89% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6004 5489 7425
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

UMTS
Salary Trend in London

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

UMTS Salary Trend in London

UMTS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

UMTS Salary Histogram in London

UMTS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Brentford - 13 £90,000 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (90.91%) GSM
3 19 (86.36%) LTE
4 17 (77.27%) Wireless
5 13 (59.09%) Huawei
5 13 (59.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 13 (59.09%) Ericsson
6 12 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (36.36%) GPON
7 8 (36.36%) DWDM
7 8 (36.36%) SDH
8 7 (31.82%) 3G
9 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
9 5 (22.73%) GPRS
9 5 (22.73%) 2G
10 4 (18.18%) Internet
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.64%) HSPA
12 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
12 2 (9.09%) NAS
12 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
12 2 (9.09%) 4G
12 2 (9.09%) MVNO
12 2 (9.09%) C++
12 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.09%) LAN
12 2 (9.09%) Nokia
12 2 (9.09%) WAN
12 2 (9.09%) WCDMA

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) GSM
2 19 (86.36%) LTE
3 17 (77.27%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) DWDM
4 8 (36.36%) SDH
4 8 (36.36%) GPON
5 7 (31.82%) 3G
6 5 (22.73%) 2G
6 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
6 5 (22.73%) GPRS
7 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) HSPA
9 2 (9.09%) MVNO
9 2 (9.09%) 4G
9 2 (9.09%) NAS
9 2 (9.09%) HSUPA
9 2 (9.09%) SS7
9 2 (9.09%) HSDPA
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Account Director
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Account Manager
2 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
2 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Sales Executive
3 1 (4.55%) Sales Director
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 2 (9.09%) Fault Management
2 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 13 (59.09%) Ericsson
1 13 (59.09%) Huawei
2 12 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Intel