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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 885 879 845
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 6 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 31
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £27,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £140,000 £28,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+400.00% -44.00%

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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 7 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 3 September 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 +10 6 £50,000 +25.00% 3
London +11 4 £50,000 - 3
East of England +11 2 £140,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £140,000 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (100.00%) LTE
2 13 (86.67%) Wireless
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (66.67%) UMTS
4 10 (66.67%) GSM
5 8 (53.33%) C++
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) 3GPP
8 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) GPRS
8 4 (26.67%) C
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (20.00%) System Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Handset

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LTE
2 13 (86.67%) Wireless
3 10 (66.67%) GSM
3 10 (66.67%) UMTS
4 5 (33.33%) 3GPP
5 4 (26.67%) GPRS
6 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (13.33%) 4G
7 2 (13.33%) 2G
7 2 (13.33%) 3G
8 1 (6.67%) CDMA2000
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) DSL
8 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) ASN.1
8 1 (6.67%) WiMAX
8 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) SDH
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Product Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Product Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Handset
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (6.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Actix
2 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
2 1 (6.67%) Huawei
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 22 days ago