The first table below looks at the demand for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 25 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 240 233
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1060 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.60% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 893 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UMTS
England

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UMTS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the North West

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceStack
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceStack
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple