The first table below looks at the demand for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 219 204
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.096% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,650 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-34.94% -15.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HSPA
England

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSPA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HSPA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

HSPA Salary Trend in the South West

HSPA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing HSPA 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 HSPA.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) MIMO
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing HSPA 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 HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) MIMO
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree