The first table below looks at the demand for UMTS 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 UMTS 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
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 208 214 201
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 17 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.57% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £41,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +14.90%
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
UMTS
England

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UMTS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the South West

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the South West

UMTS
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 UMTS within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 17 £44,750 -14.76% 2
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) GSM
2 28 (93.33%) LTE
3 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (46.67%) 4G
5 12 (40.00%) GPRS
6 8 (26.67%) B2B
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) Service Management
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) RANAP
7 6 (20.00%) Electronics
7 6 (20.00%) RTP
7 6 (20.00%) VoIP
7 6 (20.00%) WLAN
7 6 (20.00%) WCDMA
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) PBX
7 6 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (16.67%) SMS
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Broadband
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (10.00%) 3G
10 3 (10.00%) C++
10 3 (10.00%) Java

UMTS
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 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.

Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) GSM
2 28 (93.33%) LTE
3 15 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (46.67%) 4G
5 12 (40.00%) GPRS
6 6 (20.00%) RANAP
6 6 (20.00%) RTP
6 6 (20.00%) VoIP
6 6 (20.00%) WLAN
6 6 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) PBX
6 6 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (16.67%) SMS
8 4 (13.33%) Broadband
9 3 (10.00%) 3G
9 3 (10.00%) 2G
10 2 (6.67%) Packet Switching
10 2 (6.67%) Intranet
11 1 (3.33%) MVNO
General
1 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) B2B
1 8 (26.67%) Service Management
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C++
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Opsware
2 2 (6.67%) HP
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