The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 812 740 723
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -17
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 95 129 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.65% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 147
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +23.80%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20479 19735 21042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15868 17367
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 30 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 July 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 -77 92 £50,000 - 13
South East -15 57 £46,250 -11.05% 12
Berkshire +14 44 £40,000 -23.07% 10
London -24 21 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Brentford - 15 £65,000 -
Reading +5 14 - - 7
Newbury -3 9 £40,000 -5.32% 2
Maidenhead - 7 - -
East of England -20 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -36 5 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Slough +4 4 £38,750 -31.11%
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £70,000 -
Guildford -12 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Warwickshire +14 3 £27,850 +3.14%
West Midlands +4 3 £27,850 +3.14%
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge -9 3 £40,000 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Leicestershire -8 2 - -
Leicester -8 2 - -
Luton -13 2 £63,750 +15.90%
Bedfordshire -15 2 £63,750 +15.90%
Amersham - 2 - -
Stevenage -1 1 £42,500 -
Bristol -2 1 - -
City of London -7 1 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Hertfordshire -13 1 £42,500 -2.85%

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 194 (84.72%) GSM
2 153 (66.81%) LTE
3 140 (61.14%) Telecoms
4 76 (33.19%) GPRS
5 68 (29.69%) Degree
6 65 (28.38%) Radio Access Network
7 55 (24.02%) Marketing
8 49 (21.40%) 3G
9 48 (20.96%) Wireless
10 44 (19.21%) Linux
11 42 (18.34%) 4G
12 41 (17.90%) Software Engineering
13 38 (16.59%) C++
14 37 (16.16%) Windows
15 35 (15.28%) 3GPP
16 32 (13.97%) SQL
16 32 (13.97%) Computer Science
17 31 (13.54%) UNIX
18 30 (13.10%) OO
18 30 (13.10%) 2G
19 29 (12.66%) WCDMA
19 29 (12.66%) SS7
20 27 (11.79%) SMS
20 27 (11.79%) C#
21 26 (11.35%) Cisco
21 26 (11.35%) Change Management
22 25 (10.92%) LAN
22 25 (10.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
23 24 (10.48%) Service Management
24 23 (10.04%) Service Delivery

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.87%) MS Project
3 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (84.72%) GSM
2 153 (66.81%) LTE
3 76 (33.19%) GPRS
4 65 (28.38%) Radio Access Network
5 49 (21.40%) 3G
6 48 (20.96%) Wireless
7 42 (18.34%) 4G
8 35 (15.28%) 3GPP
9 30 (13.10%) 2G
10 29 (12.66%) WCDMA
10 29 (12.66%) SS7
11 27 (11.79%) SMS
12 25 (10.92%) LAN
13 20 (8.73%) GGSN
13 20 (8.73%) SGSN
14 17 (7.42%) VoIP
15 16 (6.99%) RTP
16 15 (6.55%) RANAP
16 15 (6.55%) Asterisk PBX
16 15 (6.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) Big Data
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (6.55%) Subversion
1 15 (6.55%) GCC
1 15 (6.55%) GDB
1 15 (6.55%) Trac
2 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.87%) CppUnit
3 2 (0.87%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 140 (61.14%) Telecoms
2 55 (24.02%) Marketing
3 22 (9.61%) Electronics
4 12 (5.24%) Billing
5 5 (2.18%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.18%) Advertising
5 5 (2.18%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.44%) Finance
6 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (16.59%) Software Engineer
2 25 (10.92%) Network Engineer
2 25 (10.92%) Support Engineer
3 20 (8.73%) Test Engineer
4 15 (6.55%) Developer
5 14 (6.11%) Sales Manager
5 14 (6.11%) Core Network Engineer
6 12 (5.24%) Technical Manager
6 12 (5.24%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (4.37%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.37%) Performance Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Network Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Support
9 8 (3.49%) Architect
10 7 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) .NET
2 20 (8.73%) WPF
3 17 (7.42%) LINQ
4 15 (6.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (6.55%) STL
5 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (3.49%) jQuery
7 8 (3.49%) HTML
7 8 (3.49%) XML
8 7 (3.06%) CSS
8 7 (3.06%) HTML5
9 4 (1.75%) Web Services
9 4 (1.75%) WinForms
9 4 (1.75%) Ajax
10 3 (1.31%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.31%) SOAP
10 3 (1.31%) REST
10 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.80%) Smartphone
3 8 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.31%) Handset
7 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
8 1 (0.44%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.21%) Linux
2 37 (16.16%) Windows
3 31 (13.54%) UNIX
4 7 (3.06%) Solaris
5 4 (1.75%) Android
6 3 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.31%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.31%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.31%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.31%) Windows CE
6 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.44%) bada
8 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.90%) Software Engineering
2 30 (13.10%) OO
3 26 (11.35%) Change Management
4 24 (10.48%) Service Management
5 23 (10.04%) Service Delivery
6 22 (9.61%) Product Marketing
7 20 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (7.86%) Network Planning
8 18 (7.86%) OOD
9 17 (7.42%) B2B
10 15 (6.55%) Product Management
11 12 (5.24%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.80%) UML
13 10 (4.37%) MVC
14 9 (3.93%) Network Architecture
15 8 (3.49%) Web Development
16 7 (3.06%) Configuration Management
16 7 (3.06%) Performance Engineering
17 6 (2.62%) Black-Box Testing
17 6 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.59%) C++
2 32 (13.97%) SQL
3 27 (11.79%) C#
4 20 (8.73%) C
5 15 (6.55%) Python
6 11 (4.80%) Java
7 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.62%) Perl
9 4 (1.75%) Tcl
9 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.75%) TTCN
10 3 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.31%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 68 (29.69%) Degree
2 21 (9.17%) HNC
2 21 (9.17%) HND
3 13 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.93%) CCNP
5 8 (3.49%) CCNA
6 6 (2.62%) ISEB
7 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.31%) CCIE
10 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) CCENT
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.61%) NDS
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.06%) Netcool
2 2 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (11.35%) Cisco
2 25 (10.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 22 (9.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 22 (9.61%) TIBCO
4 21 (9.17%) Oracle
5 11 (4.80%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.49%) Huawei
7 6 (2.62%) HP
7 6 (2.62%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.18%) Citrix
8 5 (2.18%) VMware
9 4 (1.75%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.75%) JBoss
10 3 (1.31%) Sybase
10 3 (1.31%) Opsware
10 3 (1.31%) F5
11 2 (0.87%) Coverity
11 2 (0.87%) ZTE
11 2 (0.87%) Nortel
11 2 (0.87%) Motorola
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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