The table below looks at the statistics for HSUPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSUPA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
Rank 893 898 893
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing HSUPA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.010% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary - - £42,500

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
19963 18895 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.23% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16119 14849 19032
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSUPA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HSUPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HSUPA
Salary Trend

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

HSUPA Salary Trend in the UK

HSUPA
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSUPA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +26 2 £38,750 -22.50%
England +9 2 £38,750 -22.50%

HSUPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HSUPA 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 HSUPA.

1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) HSPA
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

HSUPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HSUPA 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 HSUPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) HSPA
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia