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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 875 900 857
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -43
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 8 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.035% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £56,250 £27,650 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.43% -30.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £27,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £30,560 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -26.26%

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +41 8 £56,250 - 1
London - 3 £60,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £60,000 -
South East +5 2 £30,500 -
Stevenage +17 1 - -
East of England +14 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £30,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £30,500 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (81.25%) Wireless
2 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (75.00%) GSM
3 11 (68.75%) UMTS
4 10 (62.50%) 3G
5 9 (56.25%) Degree
6 8 (50.00%) LTE
7 7 (43.75%) CDMA2000
7 7 (43.75%) WiMAX
7 7 (43.75%) Network Planning
8 6 (37.50%) C
8 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) GPRS
9 5 (31.25%) DSL
9 5 (31.25%) Project Management
10 4 (25.00%) 2G
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
11 3 (18.75%) Product Management
11 3 (18.75%) Actix
11 3 (18.75%) GPON
11 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (18.75%) Python
11 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
11 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
11 3 (18.75%) SDH
11 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Wireless
2 12 (75.00%) GSM
3 11 (68.75%) UMTS
4 10 (62.50%) 3G
5 8 (50.00%) LTE
6 7 (43.75%) CDMA2000
6 7 (43.75%) WiMAX
7 5 (31.25%) GPRS
7 5 (31.25%) DSL
8 4 (25.00%) 2G
8 4 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (18.75%) GPON
9 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
9 3 (18.75%) SDH
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 2 (12.50%) RNC
10 2 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Radio Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Product Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Actix
1 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
1 3 (18.75%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) BT
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
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