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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 902 911 863
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 12 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.049% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 15
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,650 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,650 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -30.87%

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
20178 20358 22015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.18% 17.03% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15994 16114 17783
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 14 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 28 April 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 +35 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +10 6 £30,500 -
London +32 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Hammersmith -5 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey - 2 £30,500 -
Reigate - 2 £30,500 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Reading -8 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (83.33%) Wireless
2 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (77.78%) GSM
3 13 (72.22%) UMTS
4 11 (61.11%) 3G
4 11 (61.11%) Degree
5 9 (50.00%) LTE
6 8 (44.44%) WiMAX
6 8 (44.44%) Network Planning
6 8 (44.44%) CDMA2000
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) C
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) GPRS
8 5 (27.78%) DSL
9 4 (22.22%) 2G
9 4 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 3 (16.67%) Product Management
10 3 (16.67%) Actix
10 3 (16.67%) GPON
10 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Huawei
10 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (16.67%) MPLS
10 3 (16.67%) Python

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Wireless
2 14 (77.78%) GSM
3 13 (72.22%) UMTS
4 11 (61.11%) 3G
5 9 (50.00%) LTE
6 8 (44.44%) WiMAX
6 8 (44.44%) CDMA2000
7 5 (27.78%) DSL
7 5 (27.78%) GPRS
8 4 (22.22%) 2G
8 4 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (16.67%) GPON
9 3 (16.67%) 3GPP
9 3 (16.67%) SDH
9 3 (16.67%) WCDMA
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.11%) VPN
10 2 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Radio Network Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Radio Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Product Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (16.67%) Product Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 3 (16.67%) Huawei
1 3 (16.67%) Actix
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum + gain experience working with VoLTE
Posted: 27 days ago