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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 878 840 896
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +56
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 16 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.037% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.21% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 4
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £42,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -6.97%

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
20560 19004 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 15365 17841
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 8 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 27 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
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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 -71 16 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South East -29 9 £28,000 -44.00%
Berkshire +3 6 - -
London -20 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Surrey -3 3 £28,000 -44.00%
Reigate -21 3 £28,000 +24.44%
East of England -9 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) LTE
2 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
3 13 (56.52%) Wireless
3 13 (56.52%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) 3GPP
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) UMTS
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
7 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (26.09%) 3G
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) Broadband
7 6 (26.09%) GSM
7 6 (26.09%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
8 5 (21.74%) WiMAX
8 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (17.39%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (17.39%) Market Research
9 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) RNC
10 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.04%) SSH
10 3 (13.04%) VLAN
10 3 (13.04%) Product Management
10 3 (13.04%) OpenVPN
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) LTE
2 13 (56.52%) Wireless
3 9 (39.13%) 3GPP
4 7 (30.43%) UMTS
5 6 (26.09%) GSM
5 6 (26.09%) Broadband
5 6 (26.09%) 3G
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (21.74%) WiMAX
6 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
7 4 (17.39%) RNC
7 4 (17.39%) Software-Defined Radio
8 3 (13.04%) OpenVPN
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
8 3 (13.04%) SSH
8 3 (13.04%) 2G
8 3 (13.04%) SNMP
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
1 4 (17.39%) Market Research
2 3 (13.04%) Product Management
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) BT
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Huawei
Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago