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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 207 218
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 0 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.04% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
972 882 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.26% 16.64% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 832 679 949
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 £25,000 £23,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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