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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 909 839 839
Rank change year-on-year
-70 0
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 26 98 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.092% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 83
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £125,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 13 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 10 February 2016. 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 -46 26 £45,000 -21.73% 9
South East -28 18 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Berkshire -48 11 £57,500 +32.18% 2
London -4 8 £28,000 -68.88%
Surrey +9 5 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Chertsey - 5 £45,000 -
Newbury +22 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Reading -34 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Slough - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £32,000 - 1

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (92.86%) GSM
2 43 (76.79%) Telecoms
3 38 (67.86%) LTE
4 27 (48.21%) GPRS
5 20 (35.71%) Diameter Protocol
6 17 (30.36%) Wireless
7 16 (28.57%) Unix
7 16 (28.57%) Degree
8 15 (26.79%) Oracle
9 14 (25.00%) Solaris
9 14 (25.00%) 3G
9 14 (25.00%) 4G
10 13 (23.21%) SS7
10 13 (23.21%) WCDMA
11 12 (21.43%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.86%) CDMA
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
13 10 (17.86%) VoIP
13 10 (17.86%) 2G
14 9 (16.07%) Sybase
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
15 8 (14.29%) NGN
15 8 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
15 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 8 (14.29%) Windows
15 8 (14.29%) SLA
15 8 (14.29%) Cisco
15 8 (14.29%) MGCP
15 8 (14.29%) H.323

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (92.86%) GSM
2 38 (67.86%) LTE
3 27 (48.21%) GPRS
4 20 (35.71%) Diameter Protocol
5 17 (30.36%) Wireless
6 14 (25.00%) 3G
6 14 (25.00%) 4G
7 13 (23.21%) SS7
7 13 (23.21%) WCDMA
8 10 (17.86%) 2G
8 10 (17.86%) CDMA
8 10 (17.86%) VoIP
9 8 (14.29%) H.323
9 8 (14.29%) MGCP
9 8 (14.29%) NGN
9 8 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (12.50%) 3GPP
10 7 (12.50%) MVNO
10 7 (12.50%) VoLTE
11 6 (10.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Trac
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 43 (76.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) French Language
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Technical Support
2 9 (16.07%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Support
6 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) RF Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (7.14%) SOAP
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) LINQ
2 3 (5.36%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) WAP
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Handset
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.93%) Telematics
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Unix
2 14 (25.00%) Solaris
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 8 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (5.36%) Android
5 3 (5.36%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.71%) Line Management
2 6 (10.71%) Project Management
2 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.93%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (5.36%) BDD
5 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.36%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Analytics
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Network Design
6 2 (3.57%) Presales
6 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) C++
3 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) HNC
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Sybase
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Sun
5 3 (5.36%) Symbian
6 2 (3.57%) Huawei
6 2 (3.57%) Nokia
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.79%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) Motorola
7 1 (1.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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