The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 235 247 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +11.17%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1015 1061 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.00% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 785 831 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cheshire +4 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 - - 1
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) QA
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 8 (57.14%) WiMAX
3 8 (57.14%) LTE
3 8 (57.14%) GSM
3 8 (57.14%) Ericsson
3 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) 2G
4 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (50.00%) Nokia
4 7 (50.00%) 3G
4 7 (50.00%) GPRS
4 7 (50.00%) Nortel
4 7 (50.00%) RNC
4 7 (50.00%) 4G
4 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (42.86%) Android
5 6 (42.86%) SLA
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Windows CE
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Wireless
1 8 (57.14%) WiMAX
1 8 (57.14%) LTE
1 8 (57.14%) GSM
2 7 (50.00%) 2G
2 7 (50.00%) 3G
2 7 (50.00%) GPRS
2 7 (50.00%) RNC
2 7 (50.00%) 4G
2 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
3 1 (7.14%) CDMA2000
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) DSL
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) SDH
3 1 (7.14%) HSPA
3 1 (7.14%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceStack
3 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows CE
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Ericsson
2 7 (50.00%) Nokia
2 7 (50.00%) Nortel
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Huawei
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