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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 126 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 24 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.56% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 1.84% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 20
Average salary £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 60 (75.00%) GSM
2 56 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 45 (56.25%) Wireless
4 44 (55.00%) Marketing
5 39 (48.75%) Degree
6 37 (46.25%) Service Delivery
7 32 (40.00%) UNIX
8 26 (32.50%) 3G
8 26 (32.50%) WiMAX
8 26 (32.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 25 (31.25%) SS7
10 21 (26.25%) TIBCO
10 21 (26.25%) Change Management
10 21 (26.25%) NDS
10 21 (26.25%) Product Marketing
11 18 (22.50%) QA
11 18 (22.50%) LTE
11 18 (22.50%) Ericsson
11 18 (22.50%) Nokia
11 18 (22.50%) Nortel
11 18 (22.50%) RNC
11 18 (22.50%) 2G
12 17 (21.25%) CDMA
12 17 (21.25%) HNC
12 17 (21.25%) HND
12 17 (21.25%) ATM
13 15 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
14 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 10 (12.50%) Service Management

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (75.00%) GSM
2 45 (56.25%) Wireless
3 26 (32.50%) WiMAX
3 26 (32.50%) 3G
4 25 (31.25%) SS7
5 18 (22.50%) RNC
5 18 (22.50%) 2G
5 18 (22.50%) LTE
6 17 (21.25%) ATM
6 17 (21.25%) CDMA
7 15 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (12.50%) DSLAM
8 10 (12.50%) NGN
8 10 (12.50%) Broadband
9 9 (11.25%) GPRS
9 9 (11.25%) 3GPP
9 9 (11.25%) WCDMA
10 8 (10.00%) CDMA2000
10 8 (10.00%) HSPA
11 7 (8.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 56 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 44 (55.00%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Technical Trainer
4 10 (12.50%) Account Manager
4 10 (12.50%) Trainer
5 9 (11.25%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Radio Network Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Radio Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) CS Core Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Junior Account Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) UNIX
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000
2 7 (8.75%) Windows NT
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Service Delivery
2 21 (26.25%) Change Management
2 21 (26.25%) Product Marketing
3 10 (12.50%) Product Management
3 10 (12.50%) Service Management
4 8 (10.00%) Project Management
4 8 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 4 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) Degree
2 17 (21.25%) HNC
2 17 (21.25%) HND
3 8 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) QA
2 9 (11.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) NDS
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 21 (26.25%) TIBCO
3 18 (22.50%) Nortel
3 18 (22.50%) Ericsson
3 18 (22.50%) Nokia
4 12 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 7 (8.75%) Sybase
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.25%) Huawei
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle
7 4 (5.00%) VMware
7 4 (5.00%) HP
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat