The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 791 798 776
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 82 121 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.10% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 76
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.47%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
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 £27,500 £27,500
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% -

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UMTS
Salary Trend

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the UK

UMTS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +7 72 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East -21 38 £52,500 +5.00% 10
London +59 24 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Berkshire -12 23 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Reading -8 11 £60,500 - 1
Surrey +25 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West +20 8 - - 4
Hammersmith +5 8 £37,500 -44.44%
Guildford +10 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Newbury -3 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Cheshire +5 4 - - 1
Brentford -5 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Manchester - 4 - - 3
Scotland +13 3 - -
Slough +1 3 - - 7
Buckinghamshire -11 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £30,000 -
City of London - 3 - -
East of England +14 1 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Amersham 0 1 - -
Runcorn -4 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 144 (82.76%) GSM
2 142 (81.61%) Telecoms
3 113 (64.94%) LTE
4 80 (45.98%) Wireless
5 76 (43.68%) Degree
6 65 (37.36%) 3G
7 54 (31.03%) 2G
8 53 (30.46%) Radio Access Network
9 49 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (27.59%) WiMAX
11 45 (25.86%) Ericsson
12 39 (22.41%) 4G
13 38 (21.84%) Service Delivery
13 38 (21.84%) QA
14 36 (20.69%) Marketing
15 31 (17.82%) Huawei
15 31 (17.82%) Nokia
15 31 (17.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 30 (17.24%) GPRS
16 30 (17.24%) RNC
17 27 (15.52%) Nortel
17 27 (15.52%) SS7
18 22 (12.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 22 (12.64%) SLA
19 21 (12.07%) UNIX
20 20 (11.49%) LAN
21 19 (10.92%) Electronics
22 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
22 18 (10.34%) Change Management
23 17 (9.77%) Windows

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 15 (8.62%) MS Office
2 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (82.76%) GSM
2 113 (64.94%) LTE
3 80 (45.98%) Wireless
4 65 (37.36%) 3G
5 54 (31.03%) 2G
6 53 (30.46%) Radio Access Network
7 48 (27.59%) WiMAX
8 39 (22.41%) 4G
9 30 (17.24%) GPRS
9 30 (17.24%) RNC
10 27 (15.52%) SS7
11 20 (11.49%) LAN
12 13 (7.47%) SDH
13 12 (6.90%) HSPA
13 12 (6.90%) GPON
14 11 (6.32%) 3GPP
14 11 (6.32%) WCDMA
14 11 (6.32%) MPLS
15 10 (5.75%) TETRA
15 10 (5.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Subversion
1 6 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 6 (3.45%) Trac
2 3 (1.72%) GCC
2 3 (1.72%) GDB
3 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 142 (81.61%) Telecoms
2 36 (20.69%) Marketing
3 19 (10.92%) Electronics
4 5 (2.87%) Billing
5 3 (1.72%) Finance
6 2 (1.15%) French Language
6 2 (1.15%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (13.22%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (7.47%) Support Engineer
2 13 (7.47%) Technical Manager
3 12 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
3 12 (6.90%) Account Director
4 11 (6.32%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 9 (5.17%) Trainer
5 9 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (5.17%) Sales Manager
5 9 (5.17%) Radio Engineer
6 8 (4.60%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Technical Trainer
7 7 (4.02%) Transmission Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Architect
8 6 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Developer
9 5 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.02%) Web Services
4 6 (3.45%) WPF
4 6 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (2.87%) WAP
6 4 (2.30%) LINQ
6 4 (2.30%) jQuery
6 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.30%) Ajax
6 4 (2.30%) HTML
6 4 (2.30%) CSS
6 4 (2.30%) HTML5
6 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (2.30%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (1.72%) STL
8 2 (1.15%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.15%) WinForms
8 2 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.02%) Handset
5 5 (2.87%) Wiki
6 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) User Experience
7 3 (1.72%) Telematics
8 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.15%) PMI
8 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Statistics
9 1 (0.57%) IPTV
9 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.57%) VHDL
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) UNIX
2 17 (9.77%) Windows
3 15 (8.62%) Linux
4 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.02%) Android
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (3.45%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.30%) Windows NT
6 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.57%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.84%) Service Delivery
2 18 (10.34%) Change Management
3 17 (9.77%) Network Planning
4 13 (7.47%) Software Engineering
4 13 (7.47%) Product Marketing
5 12 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.32%) Network Architecture
6 11 (6.32%) Validation
7 10 (5.75%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.60%) Web Development
8 8 (4.60%) Fault Management
8 8 (4.60%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.60%) Project Management
8 8 (4.60%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.45%) Product Management
10 6 (3.45%) OO
11 5 (2.87%) SOA
11 5 (2.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.62%) SQL
2 11 (6.32%) C++
3 9 (5.17%) C#
4 8 (4.60%) C
5 6 (3.45%) Perl
5 6 (3.45%) Python
6 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.87%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) Java
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 76 (43.68%) Degree
2 13 (7.47%) HNC
3 12 (6.90%) HND
4 9 (5.17%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.84%) QA
2 22 (12.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.47%) NDS
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (25.86%) Ericsson
2 31 (17.82%) Huawei
2 31 (17.82%) Nokia
2 31 (17.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 27 (15.52%) Nortel
4 22 (12.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 15 (8.62%) Cisco
6 13 (7.47%) TIBCO
7 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.60%) Oracle
9 7 (4.02%) BT
10 6 (3.45%) HP
11 5 (2.87%) Mapinfo
11 5 (2.87%) Perforce
12 4 (2.30%) VMware
12 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.30%) Sybase
13 3 (1.72%) Actix
14 2 (1.15%) Apple
15 1 (0.57%) ZTE
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