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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 243 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.017% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +10.46%
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
1038 932 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.71% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 882 725 1037
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Bristol +13 2 - -
HSPA
England

HSPA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 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 18 December 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 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