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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 899 885 873
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 53 86 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 73
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
17870 20312 20456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.27% 18.30% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14818 16091 16199
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 2016 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 18 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 28 April 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
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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 +3 46 £57,500 +9.52% 4
South East +21 35 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Berkshire +11 30 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Reading +2 14 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Newbury -1 8 £57,500 +24.32%
Slough +9 7 £57,750 -
London +3 6 £60,000 - 1
South West - 3 £42,750 -
Bristol - 3 £42,750 -
Surrey -7 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Kent - 2 £32,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 -
North West +24 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester +3 1 £57,500 -
City of London - 1 £57,500 - 1
Camberley - 1 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 80 (97.56%) GSM
2 59 (71.95%) Telecoms
3 46 (56.10%) GPRS
4 42 (51.22%) LTE
5 31 (37.80%) WCDMA
6 26 (31.71%) Unix
6 26 (31.71%) Degree
7 25 (30.49%) CDMA
8 24 (29.27%) Windows
9 22 (26.83%) Sybase
10 21 (25.61%) 3GPP
11 18 (21.95%) SS7
11 18 (21.95%) Presales
12 17 (20.73%) 3G
12 17 (20.73%) VoIP
12 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.73%) Huawei
12 17 (20.73%) 4G
13 16 (19.51%) Oracle
13 16 (19.51%) ISDN
13 16 (19.51%) ATM
14 15 (18.29%) PSTN
15 14 (17.07%) Windows NT
15 14 (17.07%) Windows 2000
15 14 (17.07%) SQL
15 14 (17.07%) Wireless
15 14 (17.07%) VoLTE
15 14 (17.07%) GGSN
15 14 (17.07%) SGSN
15 14 (17.07%) Diameter Protocol

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 80 (97.56%) GSM
2 46 (56.10%) GPRS
3 42 (51.22%) LTE
4 31 (37.80%) WCDMA
5 25 (30.49%) CDMA
6 21 (25.61%) 3GPP
7 18 (21.95%) SS7
8 17 (20.73%) 3G
8 17 (20.73%) 4G
8 17 (20.73%) VoIP
9 16 (19.51%) ATM
9 16 (19.51%) ISDN
10 15 (18.29%) PSTN
11 14 (17.07%) Diameter Protocol
11 14 (17.07%) GGSN
11 14 (17.07%) SGSN
11 14 (17.07%) VoLTE
11 14 (17.07%) Wireless
12 13 (15.85%) 2G
12 13 (15.85%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) HBase
3 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) eggPlant
2 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Maven
2 2 (2.44%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.22%) GCC
3 1 (1.22%) GDB
3 1 (1.22%) JMeter
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) Trac
General
1 59 (71.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Billing
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Core Network Engineer
1 16 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Technical Support
4 9 (10.98%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) VoLTE Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Network Support
7 4 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
1 8 (9.76%) LINQ
1 8 (9.76%) WPF
2 4 (4.88%) SOAP
2 4 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (1.22%) Ajax
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) HTML5
3 1 (1.22%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) STL
3 1 (1.22%) Velocity
3 1 (1.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Handset
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Unix
2 24 (29.27%) Windows
3 14 (17.07%) Windows 2000
3 14 (17.07%) Windows NT
4 9 (10.98%) Solaris
5 5 (6.10%) Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Presales
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.41%) Defect Management
3 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
3 11 (13.41%) Test Planning
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.20%) Validation
5 9 (10.98%) BDD
6 8 (9.76%) Network Optimisation
6 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Line Management
8 6 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.10%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
10 4 (4.88%) Analytics
10 4 (4.88%) Business Development
10 4 (4.88%) Demand Management
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) C#
3 6 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.66%) C++
5 2 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) ISEB
2 12 (14.63%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Sybase
2 17 (20.73%) Huawei
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) Oracle
4 13 (15.85%) HP
5 12 (14.63%) Nokia
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco
6 6 (7.32%) Ericsson
7 5 (6.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) BT
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) Juniper
9 1 (1.22%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.22%) Symbian
9 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.22%) Twitter
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 22 days ago