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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - - 246
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £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
1033 967 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.97% 14.41% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 863 789 883
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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