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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 388 349 368
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 55 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.79% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 57
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UMTS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -10 40 £46,250 -11.05% 9
Surrey -18 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 4 £70,000 -6.66%
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 104 (88.14%) GSM
2 79 (66.95%) Telecoms
3 66 (55.93%) LTE
4 34 (28.81%) Marketing
5 32 (27.12%) UNIX
6 31 (26.27%) Linux
7 28 (23.73%) SS7
8 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
8 27 (22.88%) C++
8 27 (22.88%) GPRS
8 27 (22.88%) 3G
8 27 (22.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 26 (22.03%) Product Marketing
9 26 (22.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 26 (22.03%) NDS
9 26 (22.03%) TIBCO
9 26 (22.03%) Service Delivery
9 26 (22.03%) Change Management
10 25 (21.19%) HNC
10 25 (21.19%) HND
11 24 (20.34%) OO
12 22 (18.64%) Windows
13 21 (17.80%) Wireless
14 20 (16.95%) Cisco
14 20 (16.95%) Radio Access Network
15 17 (14.41%) Degree
15 17 (14.41%) C#
16 15 (12.71%) SQL
16 15 (12.71%) STL
16 15 (12.71%) OOD

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 104 (88.14%) GSM
2 66 (55.93%) LTE
3 28 (23.73%) SS7
4 27 (22.88%) GPRS
4 27 (22.88%) 3G
5 21 (17.80%) Wireless
6 20 (16.95%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (12.71%) WCDMA
7 15 (12.71%) PBX
7 15 (12.71%) RTP
7 15 (12.71%) RANAP
7 15 (12.71%) Asterisk PBX
8 14 (11.86%) 2G
8 14 (11.86%) 3GPP
9 12 (10.17%) SMS
9 12 (10.17%) 4G
9 12 (10.17%) GGSN
9 12 (10.17%) SGSN
10 11 (9.32%) Broadband
10 11 (9.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Subversion
1 15 (12.71%) GCC
1 15 (12.71%) GDB
1 15 (12.71%) Trac
General
1 79 (66.95%) Telecoms
2 34 (28.81%) Marketing
3 5 (4.24%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Software Engineer
2 22 (18.64%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.93%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Core Network Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) STL
1 15 (12.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 12 (10.17%) WPF
2 12 (10.17%) LINQ
3 8 (6.78%) jQuery
3 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.93%) HTML
4 7 (5.93%) CSS
4 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (5.93%) HTML5
5 4 (3.39%) Ajax
6 1 (0.85%) WAP
6 1 (0.85%) WML
6 1 (0.85%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.54%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) UNIX
2 31 (26.27%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Windows NT
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.03%) Product Marketing
2 26 (22.03%) Service Delivery
2 26 (22.03%) Change Management
3 24 (20.34%) OO
4 15 (12.71%) OOD
5 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.17%) Network Planning
7 9 (7.63%) UML
8 8 (6.78%) Web Development
8 8 (6.78%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.93%) MVC
10 5 (4.24%) Service Management
10 5 (4.24%) Coaching
11 4 (3.39%) Performance Management
12 3 (2.54%) ITIL
12 3 (2.54%) Network Design
12 3 (2.54%) Project Management
12 3 (2.54%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) C++
2 17 (14.41%) C#
3 15 (12.71%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) Python
4 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.24%) C
6 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.54%) Perl
7 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) HNC
1 25 (21.19%) HND
2 17 (14.41%) Degree
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.03%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Netcool
2 1 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (22.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 26 (22.03%) TIBCO
3 20 (16.95%) Cisco
4 12 (10.17%) Oracle
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.24%) Huawei
7 4 (3.39%) Sybase
8 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.69%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.85%) HP
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Emsworth
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago