The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank - 222 224
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +11.76%
HSPA
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
972 894 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 16.77% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 690 959
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce