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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 408 387 375
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 35 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.14% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 50
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,800 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.86%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -17 22 £66,000 +65.00% 5
Surrey +17 7 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Middlesex - 4 £30,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,000 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 67 (90.54%) GSM
2 60 (81.08%) Telecoms
3 46 (62.16%) LTE
4 25 (33.78%) Degree
4 25 (33.78%) Wireless
5 19 (25.68%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (24.32%) 3G
7 17 (22.97%) Marketing
8 15 (20.27%) WiMAX
9 14 (18.92%) Electronics
9 14 (18.92%) Linux
9 14 (18.92%) LAN
10 13 (17.57%) SQL
10 13 (17.57%) Cisco
10 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.22%) 2G
11 12 (16.22%) Windows
11 12 (16.22%) 4G
11 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.86%) UNIX
12 11 (14.86%) Network Planning
13 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
13 10 (13.51%) QA
14 9 (12.16%) SCTP
14 9 (12.16%) SS7
15 8 (10.81%) C#
15 8 (10.81%) MS Office
15 8 (10.81%) Oracle
15 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.81%) Data Centre

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 67 (90.54%) GSM
2 46 (62.16%) LTE
3 25 (33.78%) Wireless
4 19 (25.68%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (24.32%) 3G
6 15 (20.27%) WiMAX
7 14 (18.92%) LAN
8 12 (16.22%) 2G
8 12 (16.22%) 4G
9 9 (12.16%) SCTP
9 9 (12.16%) SS7
10 7 (9.46%) VoIP
10 7 (9.46%) GPRS
11 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.11%) VPN
11 6 (8.11%) WLAN
11 6 (8.11%) IPsec
11 6 (8.11%) TCAP
11 6 (8.11%) SCCP
11 6 (8.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) HBase
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Subversion
1 3 (4.05%) Trac
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) NetBeans
General
1 60 (81.08%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.97%) Marketing
3 14 (18.92%) Electronics
4 4 (5.41%) Billing
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
1 8 (10.81%) Sales Manager
2 7 (9.46%) Telecoms Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Developer
2 7 (9.46%) Trainer
2 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Technical Trainer
3 6 (8.11%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
1 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
1 7 (9.46%) jQuery
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.41%) HTML5
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (5.41%) CSS
2 4 (5.41%) WAP
2 4 (5.41%) Ajax
2 4 (5.41%) WPF
2 4 (5.41%) LINQ
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.05%) RESTful
3 3 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.76%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) UNIX
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Network Planning
3 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) OO
5 5 (6.76%) BDD
6 4 (5.41%) Web Development
6 4 (5.41%) Product Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) MVC
7 3 (4.05%) Scrum
7 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.70%) OpenUP
8 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) C#
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.46%) Python
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 5 (6.76%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Postgraduate
3 4 (5.41%) HNC
3 4 (5.41%) HND
4 3 (4.05%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) NDS
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Cisco
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) Ericsson
3 6 (8.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Huawei
6 3 (4.05%) Nortel
6 3 (4.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (4.05%) Nokia
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.35%) Sybase
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Teoco Corporation
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago