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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 207 206
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.60% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £53,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.97%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1020 828 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.83% 15.83% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 850 696 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (100.00%) GSM
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) 4G
3 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (47.06%) B2B
4 8 (47.06%) Service Management
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (35.29%) GPRS
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
6 4 (23.53%) Electronics
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Opsware
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) 2G
8 2 (11.76%) WLAN

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (100.00%) GSM
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) 4G
3 10 (58.82%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (35.29%) GPRS
5 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
6 3 (17.65%) SMS
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) Packet Switching
7 2 (11.76%) Intranet
7 2 (11.76%) 3G
7 2 (11.76%) 2G
8 1 (5.88%) MVNO
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Designer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) B2B
1 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) Opsware