The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 226 202 207
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.71% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Average salary - £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
UMTS
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
1006 842 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 16.63% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 875 681 959
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 29 August 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 -8 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Advertising
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) B2B
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) GPRS
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) MVNO
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) MVNO
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner