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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 396 347 353
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +6
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 57 80 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.66% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 71
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +30.62%
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
4963 4810 5332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.32% 22.21% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3699 3720 4356
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 43 £40,000 -23.07% 6
Surrey -15 10 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £70,000 +3.70%
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 116 (89.23%) GSM
2 87 (66.92%) Telecoms
3 76 (58.46%) LTE
4 34 (26.15%) GPRS
5 33 (25.38%) Marketing
6 30 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 30 (23.08%) Linux
7 29 (22.31%) UNIX
7 29 (22.31%) 3G
8 27 (20.77%) C++
9 26 (20.00%) Windows
9 26 (20.00%) SS7
10 25 (19.23%) SQL
10 25 (19.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 24 (18.46%) Radio Access Network
11 24 (18.46%) Product Marketing
11 24 (18.46%) OO
11 24 (18.46%) TIBCO
11 24 (18.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 24 (18.46%) NDS
11 24 (18.46%) Service Delivery
11 24 (18.46%) Change Management
12 23 (17.69%) HNC
12 23 (17.69%) HND
13 21 (16.15%) C#
13 21 (16.15%) Degree
14 20 (15.38%) Wireless
15 19 (14.62%) 2G
15 19 (14.62%) Cisco
16 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 116 (89.23%) GSM
2 76 (58.46%) LTE
3 34 (26.15%) GPRS
4 29 (22.31%) 3G
5 26 (20.00%) SS7
6 24 (18.46%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (15.38%) Wireless
8 19 (14.62%) 2G
9 16 (12.31%) WCDMA
10 15 (11.54%) 3GPP
10 15 (11.54%) PBX
10 15 (11.54%) RANAP
10 15 (11.54%) RTP
10 15 (11.54%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (10.77%) 4G
12 13 (10.00%) Broadband
12 13 (10.00%) VoIP
13 12 (9.23%) GGSN
13 12 (9.23%) SGSN
14 11 (8.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) Big Data
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Subversion
1 15 (11.54%) GCC
1 15 (11.54%) GDB
1 15 (11.54%) Trac
General
1 87 (66.92%) Telecoms
2 33 (25.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (2.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Software Engineer
2 21 (16.15%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Developer
5 10 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Performance Manager
6 9 (6.92%) Network Manager
6 9 (6.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Core Network Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) .NET
1 16 (12.31%) WPF
1 16 (12.31%) LINQ
2 15 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (11.54%) STL
3 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (6.15%) jQuery
4 7 (5.38%) HTML5
4 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (5.38%) CSS
4 7 (5.38%) HTML
5 4 (3.08%) Ajax
6 1 (0.77%) WML
6 1 (0.77%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) WAP
6 1 (0.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Smartphone
2 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.77%) Handset
4 1 (0.77%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 29 (22.31%) UNIX
3 26 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000
4 4 (3.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 24 (18.46%) OO
2 24 (18.46%) Service Delivery
2 24 (18.46%) Change Management
2 24 (18.46%) Product Marketing
3 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.08%) Network Planning
5 15 (11.54%) OOD
6 9 (6.92%) UML
7 8 (6.15%) Web Development
8 7 (5.38%) Service Management
8 7 (5.38%) MVC
9 6 (4.62%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.85%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.08%) Product Management
11 4 (3.08%) BDD
12 3 (2.31%) Network Performance Management
12 3 (2.31%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.31%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (2.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.77%) C++
2 25 (19.23%) SQL
3 21 (16.15%) C#
4 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.15%) Python
5 5 (3.85%) C
6 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) HNC
1 23 (17.69%) HND
2 21 (16.15%) Degree
3 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.54%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.77%) CCNP
4 1 (0.77%) CCNA
4 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Netcool
2 2 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 24 (18.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 24 (18.46%) TIBCO
3 19 (14.62%) Cisco
4 16 (12.31%) Oracle
5 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.62%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.85%) Huawei
8 4 (3.08%) Sybase
9 2 (1.54%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.77%) HP
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