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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 246 238
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.10% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
1060 954 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.15% 14.12% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 877 767 862
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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