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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 407 396 346
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -50
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 31 57 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.13% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 47
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -13.46%
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -11 21 £85,000 +112.50% 3
Surrey 0 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Kent - 3 £32,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (92.75%) GSM
2 56 (81.16%) Telecoms
3 52 (75.36%) LTE
4 24 (34.78%) Degree
5 22 (31.88%) Wireless
6 19 (27.54%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Radio Access Network
7 16 (23.19%) Windows
7 16 (23.19%) Linux
7 16 (23.19%) Electronics
7 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.74%) LAN
9 14 (20.29%) 3G
10 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) Marketing
10 12 (17.39%) WiMAX
11 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.94%) Python
12 10 (14.49%) Network Planning
12 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
12 10 (14.49%) 4G
13 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
13 9 (13.04%) 2G
13 9 (13.04%) C#
13 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 9 (13.04%) Cisco
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.59%) .NET
14 8 (11.59%) Oracle

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 64 (92.75%) GSM
2 52 (75.36%) LTE
3 22 (31.88%) Wireless
4 19 (27.54%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (21.74%) LAN
6 14 (20.29%) 3G
7 12 (17.39%) WiMAX
8 10 (14.49%) 4G
9 9 (13.04%) 2G
10 8 (11.59%) SCTP
11 7 (10.14%) VoIP
11 7 (10.14%) GPRS
12 6 (8.70%) WLAN
12 6 (8.70%) TETRA
12 6 (8.70%) IPsec
12 6 (8.70%) VPN
12 6 (8.70%) TCAP
12 6 (8.70%) SCCP
12 6 (8.70%) M3UA
13 5 (7.25%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) HBase
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) NetBeans
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
1 3 (4.35%) Maven
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.90%) Trac
General
1 56 (81.16%) Telecoms
2 16 (23.19%) Electronics
3 12 (17.39%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Sales Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Radio Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Trainer
6 4 (5.80%) Trainer
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
1 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
1 8 (11.59%) jQuery
2 5 (7.25%) HTML5
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) Ajax
3 4 (5.80%) WPF
3 4 (5.80%) LINQ
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) RESTful
3 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 2 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.25%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) IPTV
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) Network Planning
2 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.70%) BDD
4 5 (7.25%) Scrum
5 4 (5.80%) OO
5 4 (5.80%) Web Development
5 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Kanban
6 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.35%) ETL
6 3 (4.35%) MVC
7 2 (2.90%) Validation
7 2 (2.90%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Python
3 9 (13.04%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.70%) Perl
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) HNC
5 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) NDS
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Cisco
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Sun
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Huawei
5 2 (2.90%) BT
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Nortel
6 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.45%) Nokia
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.45%) Symbian
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