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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 813 718 764
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +46
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 89 159 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.86% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 87 104
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £34,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 27 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 19 September 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
England -82 87 £45,000 -10.00% 17
South East -44 54 £45,000 -13.46% 13
Berkshire -5 39 £40,000 -23.07% 9
Reading +7 18 £52,500 +10.52% 3
East of England -29 15 £57,250 -2.55% 3
Guildford +17 11 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Surrey -6 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London -53 9 £40,000 -13.51%
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cambridge -12 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
West Midlands - 7 £27,850 - 1
Newbury -9 6 £40,000 -23.07% 2
Nuneaton - 6 £27,850 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £27,850 - 1
Bedfordshire -13 5 £65,000 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £70,000 -6.66%
Brentford - 4 £65,000 -
Slough +7 2 - - 4
Amersham +2 2 - -
Hertfordshire -13 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Borehamwood +3 1 - - 1
Bristol -12 1 - -
South West -37 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Chesham - 1 - -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 161 (85.64%) GSM
2 132 (70.21%) Telecoms
3 123 (65.43%) LTE
4 54 (28.72%) Marketing
5 48 (25.53%) GPRS
6 47 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 46 (24.47%) Degree
8 45 (23.94%) 3G
9 44 (23.40%) Linux
10 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
11 41 (21.81%) C++
12 37 (19.68%) Wireless
13 36 (19.15%) SS7
14 34 (18.09%) UNIX
15 30 (15.96%) Computer Science
16 29 (15.43%) Change Management
16 29 (15.43%) SMS
17 28 (14.89%) OO
17 28 (14.89%) 4G
18 27 (14.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 27 (14.36%) Windows
18 27 (14.36%) 3GPP
19 26 (13.83%) NDS
19 26 (13.83%) Service Delivery
19 26 (13.83%) 2G
19 26 (13.83%) TIBCO
19 26 (13.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 26 (13.83%) Product Marketing
19 26 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (13.30%) LAN

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (85.64%) GSM
2 123 (65.43%) LTE
3 48 (25.53%) GPRS
4 47 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 45 (23.94%) 3G
6 37 (19.68%) Wireless
7 36 (19.15%) SS7
8 29 (15.43%) SMS
9 28 (14.89%) 4G
10 27 (14.36%) 3GPP
11 26 (13.83%) 2G
12 25 (13.30%) LAN
13 21 (11.17%) WCDMA
14 20 (10.64%) Internet
15 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
16 16 (8.51%) VoIP
16 16 (8.51%) RTP
17 15 (7.98%) Asterisk PBX
17 15 (7.98%) RANAP
17 15 (7.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) MySQL
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Subversion
1 15 (7.98%) GCC
1 15 (7.98%) GDB
1 15 (7.98%) Trac
2 4 (2.13%) CppUnit
2 4 (2.13%) Valgrind
3 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 132 (70.21%) Telecoms
2 54 (28.72%) Marketing
3 19 (10.11%) Electronics
4 11 (5.85%) Billing
5 5 (2.66%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.66%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (17.55%) Software Engineer
2 28 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.17%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Sales Manager
5 12 (6.38%) Technical Manager
5 12 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Network Manager
9 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) Core Network Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.98%) STL
1 15 (7.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (6.38%) WPF
2 12 (6.38%) LINQ
2 12 (6.38%) .NET
3 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.26%) HTML
3 8 (4.26%) jQuery
3 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.72%) HTML5
4 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (3.72%) CSS
4 7 (3.72%) Middleware
5 4 (2.13%) Ajax
6 3 (1.60%) XML
7 2 (1.06%) WAP
8 1 (0.53%) SyncML
8 1 (0.53%) WinForms
8 1 (0.53%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.85%) Smartphone
4 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.72%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.13%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) Open Source
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.40%) Linux
2 34 (18.09%) UNIX
3 27 (14.36%) Windows
4 4 (2.13%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.13%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) bada
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.34%) Software Engineering
2 29 (15.43%) Change Management
3 28 (14.89%) OO
4 26 (13.83%) Service Delivery
4 26 (13.83%) Product Marketing
5 20 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.51%) OOD
7 15 (7.98%) Network Planning
8 14 (7.45%) Network Architecture
9 13 (6.91%) Project Management
10 11 (5.85%) UML
11 10 (5.32%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.32%) Coaching
12 8 (4.26%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.26%) Web Development
13 7 (3.72%) Service Management
13 7 (3.72%) MVC
13 7 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (3.72%) High Availability
14 6 (3.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.81%) C++
2 19 (10.11%) C#
3 18 (9.57%) C
3 18 (9.57%) SQL
3 18 (9.57%) Python
4 12 (6.38%) Perl
5 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.79%) Embedded C
6 9 (4.79%) Java
7 8 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 46 (24.47%) Degree
2 25 (13.30%) HNC
2 25 (13.30%) HND
3 11 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.79%) CCNP
4 9 (4.79%) CCNA
5 7 (3.72%) CCIE
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (13.83%) NDS
2 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Netcool
2 1 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (14.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (13.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 26 (13.83%) TIBCO
3 22 (11.70%) Cisco
4 15 (7.98%) Oracle
5 7 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.72%) Citrix
6 5 (2.66%) VMware
6 5 (2.66%) Huawei
7 4 (2.13%) Coverity
7 4 (2.13%) Sybase
8 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.53%) Nortel
10 1 (0.53%) Symbian
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