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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 829 718 779
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +61
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 86 158 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.86% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 102
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +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
20577 18364 22351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.06% 17.17% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16276 14910 18244
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,410 £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 30 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 30 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
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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 -111 85 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South East -45 52 £50,000 -3.84% 11
Berkshire -13 36 £53,750 +3.36% 9
Reading +5 18 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East of England -20 15 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Guildford +8 12 £47,500 -24.00%
Surrey -12 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
London -36 8 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands - 8 £27,850 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £27,850 - 1
Nuneaton - 7 £27,850 - 1
Cambridge -7 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Bedfordshire -14 5 £65,000 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £70,000 -6.66%
Slough +2 3 - - 5
Newbury -14 3 £40,000 -23.07% 2
Hertfordshire -14 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Borehamwood +5 2 - - 2
Amersham -1 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Bristol -16 1 - -
South West -35 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 157 (84.86%) GSM
2 129 (69.73%) Telecoms
3 121 (65.41%) LTE
4 54 (29.19%) Marketing
5 50 (27.03%) GPRS
6 47 (25.41%) Linux
7 45 (24.32%) 3G
7 45 (24.32%) Radio Access Network
8 42 (22.70%) C++
8 42 (22.70%) Degree
9 41 (22.16%) Software Engineering
10 36 (19.46%) UNIX
10 36 (19.46%) SS7
10 36 (19.46%) Wireless
11 29 (15.68%) SMS
12 28 (15.14%) OO
12 28 (15.14%) Change Management
13 27 (14.59%) Service Delivery
13 27 (14.59%) 3GPP
13 27 (14.59%) LAN
13 27 (14.59%) Computer Science
13 27 (14.59%) 4G
13 27 (14.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 26 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (14.05%) Product Marketing
14 26 (14.05%) 2G
14 26 (14.05%) NDS
14 26 (14.05%) HND
14 26 (14.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 26 (14.05%) TIBCO

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (84.86%) GSM
2 121 (65.41%) LTE
3 50 (27.03%) GPRS
4 45 (24.32%) 3G
4 45 (24.32%) Radio Access Network
5 36 (19.46%) Wireless
5 36 (19.46%) SS7
6 29 (15.68%) SMS
7 27 (14.59%) 3GPP
7 27 (14.59%) LAN
7 27 (14.59%) 4G
8 26 (14.05%) 2G
9 22 (11.89%) Internet
10 21 (11.35%) WCDMA
11 19 (10.27%) TCP/IP
12 17 (9.19%) RTP
13 16 (8.65%) Asterisk PBX
13 16 (8.65%) RANAP
13 16 (8.65%) VoIP
13 16 (8.65%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) MySQL
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Subversion
1 16 (8.65%) GCC
1 16 (8.65%) GDB
1 16 (8.65%) Trac
2 4 (2.16%) CppUnit
2 4 (2.16%) Valgrind
3 2 (1.08%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
General
1 129 (69.73%) Telecoms
2 54 (29.19%) Marketing
3 19 (10.27%) Electronics
4 11 (5.95%) Billing
5 5 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (17.30%) Software Engineer
2 28 (15.14%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.43%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.57%) Sales Manager
5 13 (7.03%) Developer
6 12 (6.49%) Technical Manager
6 12 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Administrator
9 8 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Network Administrator
10 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Network Manager
10 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Wireless Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) STL
1 16 (8.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (4.86%) WPF
2 9 (4.86%) LINQ
2 9 (4.86%) .NET
3 8 (4.32%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.32%) HTML
3 8 (4.32%) Middleware
3 8 (4.32%) jQuery
3 8 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.78%) HTML5
4 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (3.78%) CSS
5 4 (2.16%) Ajax
6 3 (1.62%) XML
7 2 (1.08%) WAP
8 1 (0.54%) SyncML
8 1 (0.54%) WinForms
8 1 (0.54%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.95%) Smartphone
4 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.32%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.62%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Open Source
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Handset
7 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.41%) Linux
2 36 (19.46%) UNIX
3 24 (12.97%) Windows
4 4 (2.16%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.16%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) bada
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) Software Engineering
2 28 (15.14%) OO
2 28 (15.14%) Change Management
3 27 (14.59%) Service Delivery
4 26 (14.05%) Product Marketing
5 17 (9.19%) OOD
6 16 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.57%) Network Architecture
8 13 (7.03%) Project Management
9 11 (5.95%) Network Planning
10 10 (5.41%) UML
11 9 (4.86%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.86%) Performance Management
12 8 (4.32%) Web Development
12 8 (4.32%) High Availability
12 8 (4.32%) Coaching
13 7 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (3.78%) MVC
14 6 (3.24%) Configuration Management
15 5 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.70%) C++
2 18 (9.73%) C
2 18 (9.73%) Python
3 15 (8.11%) SQL
3 15 (8.11%) C#
4 13 (7.03%) Perl
5 11 (5.95%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.41%) Embedded C
6 10 (5.41%) Java
7 8 (4.32%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (22.70%) Degree
2 26 (14.05%) HND
3 25 (13.51%) HNC
4 14 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.49%) CCNA
6 11 (5.95%) CCNP
7 9 (4.86%) CCIE
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.54%) CCENT
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.24%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (14.05%) NDS
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Netcool
2 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (14.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (14.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 26 (14.05%) TIBCO
3 24 (12.97%) Cisco
4 11 (5.95%) Oracle
5 7 (3.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.78%) Citrix
6 6 (3.24%) VMware
7 5 (2.70%) Huawei
8 4 (2.16%) Coverity
8 4 (2.16%) Sybase
9 3 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.62%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.08%) JBoss
10 2 (1.08%) HP
10 2 (1.08%) Nortel
11 1 (0.54%) Symbian
11 1 (0.54%) Nokia
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Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable DoE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Borehamwood
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago