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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 231 - 237
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 14 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% - 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.86%
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
950 1048 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.57% 14.56% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 765 886 883
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

UMTS Salary Histogram 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 3 August 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
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £52,500 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (75.00%) GPRS
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Mobile
2 17 (70.83%) Android
3 15 (62.50%) GSM
4 13 (54.17%) QA
4 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (50.00%) C++
6 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (37.50%) C
7 9 (37.50%) C#
7 9 (37.50%) .NET
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (37.50%) Windows CE
7 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
8 8 (33.33%) OpenCL
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
8 8 (33.33%) iPhone
8 8 (33.33%) NFC
8 8 (33.33%) Qt
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (33.33%) OpenAL
8 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
8 8 (33.33%) Middleware
8 8 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (33.33%) DRM

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) GPRS
2 15 (62.50%) GSM
3 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (33.33%) NFC
4 8 (33.33%) Bluetooth
4 8 (33.33%) DVB
4 8 (33.33%) VoIP
4 8 (33.33%) WLAN
5 7 (29.17%) LTE
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) WiMAX
5 7 (29.17%) 4G
6 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (25.00%) RNC
6 6 (25.00%) 2G
6 6 (25.00%) 3G
7 1 (4.17%) CDMA2000
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) DSL
7 1 (4.17%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Automotive
1 8 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Development Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Development Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Software Manager
2 5 (20.83%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) BREW
2 8 (33.33%) Flash
2 8 (33.33%) J2ME
2 8 (33.33%) SVG
2 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 8 (33.33%) Middleware
2 8 (33.33%) UIQ
2 8 (33.33%) Series 60
2 8 (33.33%) Qt
2 8 (33.33%) OpenAL
2 8 (33.33%) OpenCL
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceStack
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) MPEG
2 8 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 8 (33.33%) iPhone
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
1 17 (70.83%) Windows Mobile
1 17 (70.83%) Android
2 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 9 (37.50%) Windows CE
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) DRM
2 8 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
3 7 (29.17%) Validation
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) MVVM
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) C
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 6 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Symbian
2 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
3 6 (25.00%) Nokia
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Nortel
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Huawei