The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 891 929 852
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -77
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 7 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.019% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 18
Average salary £100,000 £60,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £132,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £140,000 - £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HSPA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK.

HSPA Salary Trend in the UK

HSPA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSPA over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
England +36 7 £100,000 +66.66% 2
East of England +12 4 £140,000 - 1
Stevenage +22 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +4 3 - - 1
London +15 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) LTE
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) GSM
4 9 (56.25%) UMTS
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) 3G
6 6 (37.50%) C
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) GPRS
7 5 (31.25%) DSL
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (25.00%) CDMA2000
8 4 (25.00%) 2G
8 4 (25.00%) WiMAX
8 4 (25.00%) Network Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) SDH
9 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Ericsson

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) LTE
3 9 (56.25%) GSM
3 9 (56.25%) UMTS
4 7 (43.75%) 3G
5 5 (31.25%) DSL
5 5 (31.25%) GPRS
6 4 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (25.00%) CDMA2000
6 4 (25.00%) WiMAX
6 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (18.75%) GPON
7 3 (18.75%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) SDH
7 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Product Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Product Manager
1 3 (18.75%) PC Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Product Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (6.25%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
1 3 (18.75%) Huawei
1 3 (18.75%) Actix
2 2 (12.50%) BT
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
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