The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 414 428 419
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 27 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.78% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 23
Median salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.03% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £85,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3728 4376 5097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.49% 20.99% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3028 3499 3770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UMTS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the South East

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the South East

UMTS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +40 14 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Berkshire +3 12 £43,500 -48.82%
West Sussex - 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing UMTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 51 (94.44%) GSM
2 40 (74.07%) LTE
3 37 (68.52%) Telecoms
4 19 (35.19%) Diameter Protocol
5 17 (31.48%) Wireshark
6 16 (29.63%) Linux
6 16 (29.63%) Presales
7 15 (27.78%) Windows
7 15 (27.78%) SCCP
8 14 (25.93%) SS7
8 14 (25.93%) Cisco
8 14 (25.93%) ISEB
8 14 (25.93%) C++
8 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
10 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 12 (22.22%) Unix
10 12 (22.22%) 3G
10 12 (22.22%) 4G
11 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (20.37%) tcpdump
11 11 (20.37%) HP
11 11 (20.37%) ISUP
11 11 (20.37%) SIGTRAN
11 11 (20.37%) 2G
12 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
12 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
13 9 (16.67%) Trac
13 9 (16.67%) GCC
13 9 (16.67%) GDB

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (94.44%) GSM
2 40 (74.07%) LTE
3 19 (35.19%) Diameter Protocol
4 17 (31.48%) Wireshark
5 15 (27.78%) SCCP
6 14 (25.93%) SS7
7 12 (22.22%) 3G
7 12 (22.22%) 4G
8 11 (20.37%) 2G
8 11 (20.37%) ISUP
8 11 (20.37%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (20.37%) tcpdump
9 9 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
9 9 (16.67%) CDMA
9 9 (16.67%) GPRS
9 9 (16.67%) PBX
9 9 (16.67%) RANAP
9 9 (16.67%) RTP
10 8 (14.81%) 3GPP
11 7 (12.96%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) HBase
1 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) GCC
1 9 (16.67%) GDB
1 9 (16.67%) Subversion
1 9 (16.67%) Trac
2 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) JMeter
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
General
1 37 (68.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Core Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Network Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) GSM Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) UMTS Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (16.67%) STL
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) LINQ
2 5 (9.26%) WPF
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) Unix
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 6 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Presales
2 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
3 10 (18.52%) Test Planning
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.26%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (7.41%) Business Development
8 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Network Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C++
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
3 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) HNC
5 2 (3.70%) HND
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) HP
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Huawei
5 6 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (11.11%) Ericsson
5 6 (11.11%) Nokia
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 6 (11.11%) Sybase
6 2 (3.70%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Samsung
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
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