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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 828 839 768
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -71
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 79 97 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 67
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £36,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.14%

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
18435 20399 20509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.35% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15036 16304 16649
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 8 July 2015 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 24 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 8 July 2015. 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 0 72 £51,250 +2.50% 12
South East -13 32 £56,250 +12.50% 8
London +24 22 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Berkshire -18 18 £60,500 +51.25% 6
North West - 15 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +21 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Guildford +10 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Slough -4 8 £85,000 +119.35%
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
Reading -11 7 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Brentford -5 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Middlesex - 4 £30,000 -
City of London +36 3 - -
East of England +15 2 £140,000 +250.00%
Newbury -1 2 £46,250 +5.71% 5
Runcorn - 2 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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.

1 131 (78.92%) GSM
2 124 (74.70%) Telecoms
3 105 (63.25%) LTE
4 73 (43.98%) Degree
5 62 (37.35%) Wireless
6 58 (34.94%) 3G
7 53 (31.93%) Radio Access Network
8 51 (30.72%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (29.52%) 2G
10 41 (24.70%) 4G
11 40 (24.10%) WiMAX
12 37 (22.29%) GPRS
13 34 (20.48%) QA
14 32 (19.28%) Marketing
15 28 (16.87%) Windows
16 27 (16.27%) Ericsson
16 27 (16.27%) Service Delivery
17 26 (15.66%) LAN
18 25 (15.06%) Electronics
19 24 (14.46%) RNC
19 24 (14.46%) Computer Science
20 23 (13.86%) SS7
20 23 (13.86%) Nokia
21 22 (13.25%) Linux
22 20 (12.05%) SQL
22 20 (12.05%) SLA
22 20 (12.05%) Nortel
23 19 (11.45%) WLAN
23 19 (11.45%) C++
23 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 14 (8.43%) MS Office
2 11 (6.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 131 (78.92%) GSM
2 105 (63.25%) LTE
3 62 (37.35%) Wireless
4 58 (34.94%) 3G
5 53 (31.93%) Radio Access Network
6 49 (29.52%) 2G
7 41 (24.70%) 4G
8 40 (24.10%) WiMAX
9 37 (22.29%) GPRS
10 26 (15.66%) LAN
11 24 (14.46%) RNC
12 23 (13.86%) SS7
13 19 (11.45%) WLAN
14 15 (9.04%) VoIP
15 14 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (7.83%) DVB
17 11 (6.63%) Internet
17 11 (6.63%) TETRA
18 9 (5.42%) HSPA
18 9 (5.42%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.41%) Trac
2 4 (2.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.60%) GCC
3 1 (0.60%) GDB
3 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 124 (74.70%) Telecoms
2 32 (19.28%) Marketing
3 25 (15.06%) Electronics
4 10 (6.02%) Finance
5 9 (5.42%) Multimedia
6 8 (4.82%) Automotive
7 5 (3.01%) Billing
8 2 (1.20%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) German Language
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (10.24%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (8.43%) Software Engineer
2 14 (8.43%) Sales Manager
3 13 (7.83%) Technical Manager
4 11 (6.63%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.63%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 9 (5.42%) Trainer
6 8 (4.82%) Developer
7 7 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Technical Trainer
7 7 (4.22%) Telecoms Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Radio Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Wireless Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) Design Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Graduate
8 6 (3.61%) Architect
9 5 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.43%) .NET
2 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.82%) Web Services
3 8 (4.82%) Flash
3 8 (4.82%) J2ME
3 8 (4.82%) SVG
3 8 (4.82%) OpenGL
3 8 (4.82%) Middleware
3 8 (4.82%) UIQ
3 8 (4.82%) Series 60
3 8 (4.82%) BREW
3 8 (4.82%) Qt
3 8 (4.82%) OpenAL
3 8 (4.82%) OpenCL
4 6 (3.61%) WPF
4 6 (3.61%) jQuery
5 5 (3.01%) HTML5
5 5 (3.01%) HTML
5 5 (3.01%) WAP
5 5 (3.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.72%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.46%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.04%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.42%) Device Driver
5 8 (4.82%) MPEG
5 8 (4.82%) iPhone
6 7 (4.22%) Handset
7 6 (3.61%) User Experience
8 5 (3.01%) Wiki
9 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.81%) Telematics
11 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.20%) PMI
12 1 (0.60%) VHDL
12 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.60%) IPTV
12 1 (0.60%) Statistics
12 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Windows
2 22 (13.25%) Linux
3 17 (10.24%) Windows Mobile
3 17 (10.24%) Android
4 15 (9.04%) UNIX
5 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.42%) Windows CE
6 8 (4.82%) Nucleus RTOS
6 8 (4.82%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.81%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Service Delivery
2 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
3 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.04%) Network Planning
5 14 (8.43%) Validation
5 14 (8.43%) Network Architecture
6 13 (7.83%) Change Management
7 11 (6.63%) Fault Management
8 10 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.82%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (4.82%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.82%) Web Development
10 8 (4.82%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.82%) Speech Recognition
10 8 (4.82%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.82%) DRM
10 8 (4.82%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (4.22%) Product Marketing
12 6 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.05%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) C++
3 14 (8.43%) C
3 14 (8.43%) C#
4 10 (6.02%) Java
5 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.61%) Perl
5 6 (3.61%) Python
5 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.01%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 73 (43.98%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Postgraduate
3 8 (4.82%) HNC
4 7 (4.22%) HND
5 2 (1.20%) MCP
5 2 (1.20%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.48%) QA
2 20 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.22%) NDS
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Netcool
1 1 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (16.27%) Ericsson
2 23 (13.86%) Nokia
3 20 (12.05%) Nortel
4 16 (9.64%) Huawei
5 14 (8.43%) Cisco
6 12 (7.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.82%) Oracle
8 8 (4.82%) Symbian
9 7 (4.22%) TIBCO
10 6 (3.61%) HP
10 6 (3.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (3.61%) Mapinfo
11 5 (3.01%) BT
11 5 (3.01%) Perforce
12 4 (2.41%) VMware
12 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.81%) Sybase
13 3 (1.81%) Actix
14 2 (1.20%) Apple
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