The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 108 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 32 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 1.23% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £42,500 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UMTS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
680 653 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 29.70% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 380 467 578
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UMTS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Reading

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 89 (80.18%) GSM
2 75 (67.57%) Telecoms
3 71 (63.96%) Wireless
4 60 (54.05%) Marketing
5 53 (47.75%) Degree
5 53 (47.75%) Service Delivery
6 43 (38.74%) 3G
7 42 (37.84%) WiMAX
8 39 (35.14%) UNIX
9 36 (32.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 32 (28.83%) SS7
11 30 (27.03%) LTE
12 29 (26.13%) Product Marketing
12 29 (26.13%) TIBCO
12 29 (26.13%) Change Management
12 29 (26.13%) 2G
12 29 (26.13%) Ericsson
12 29 (26.13%) NDS
13 28 (25.23%) Nokia
13 28 (25.23%) Nortel
13 28 (25.23%) RNC
13 28 (25.23%) QA
14 24 (21.62%) HNC
14 24 (21.62%) HND
15 22 (19.82%) CDMA
15 22 (19.82%) ATM
16 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (17.12%) Radio Access Network
18 16 (14.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 15 (13.51%) Broadband

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (4.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (80.18%) GSM
2 71 (63.96%) Wireless
3 43 (38.74%) 3G
4 42 (37.84%) WiMAX
5 32 (28.83%) SS7
6 30 (27.03%) LTE
7 29 (26.13%) 2G
8 28 (25.23%) RNC
9 22 (19.82%) CDMA
9 22 (19.82%) ATM
10 19 (17.12%) Radio Access Network
11 15 (13.51%) Broadband
11 15 (13.51%) DSLAM
11 15 (13.51%) NGN
12 14 (12.61%) HSPA
12 14 (12.61%) CDMA2000
13 13 (11.71%) WCDMA
13 13 (11.71%) 3GPP
13 13 (11.71%) GPRS
14 10 (9.01%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 75 (67.57%) Telecoms
2 60 (54.05%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Wireless Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Network Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) RAN Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Account Manager
5 14 (12.61%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Radio Network Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Radio Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Trainer
6 7 (6.31%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (5.41%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Core Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Junior Account Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Junior
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Account Manager
10 3 (2.70%) CS Core Engineer
11 1 (0.90%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) UNIX
2 7 (6.31%) Windows NT
2 7 (6.31%) Windows 2000
2 7 (6.31%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) Service Delivery
2 29 (26.13%) Product Marketing
2 29 (26.13%) Change Management
3 15 (13.51%) Service Management
3 15 (13.51%) Product Management
4 14 (12.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (12.61%) Network Planning
4 14 (12.61%) Project Management
5 5 (4.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (47.75%) Degree
2 24 (21.62%) HNC
2 24 (21.62%) HND
3 5 (4.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.23%) QA
2 14 (12.61%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.13%) NDS
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 29 (26.13%) TIBCO
2 29 (26.13%) Ericsson
3 28 (25.23%) Nokia
3 28 (25.23%) Nortel
4 16 (14.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 11 (9.91%) Huawei
6 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.31%) Sybase
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle
7 3 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (2.70%) VMware