The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 54 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.47% 0.29% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 0.95% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +26.82%
UMTS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 105 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.22% 30.70% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 101 97
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

UMTS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Luton

UMTS
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

UMTS Salary Histogram in Luton

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) GPRS
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) SS7
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) GPRS
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) SS7
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree