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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 776 756 551
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -205
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 141 127 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.57% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 281
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +14.90%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 126 £45,000 - 9
South East -8 73 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire -8 39 £47,500 - 2
Bristol +14 17 £44,750 -14.76% 2
South West +6 17 £44,750 -0.55% 2
East of England -10 17 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey -3 16 £50,000 - 1
London -54 16 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Newbury +1 15 £45,000 +38.46%
Guildford +10 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Reading -10 14 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 8 £42,500 -43.33%
Hammersmith +21 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridge +2 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Scotland -9 5 £27,650 -49.72%
Edinburgh -16 5 £27,650 -49.72%
Hampshire +1 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Amersham - 4 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Luton - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £41,500 -
Runcorn - 3 £41,500 -
North West - 3 £41,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Chesham - 2 - -
Watford -19 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Bedford - 1 £35,000 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 191 (81.62%) GSM
2 167 (71.37%) LTE
3 155 (66.24%) Telecoms
4 88 (37.61%) GPRS
5 82 (35.04%) Degree
6 60 (25.64%) Wireless
7 55 (23.50%) Radio Access Network
8 53 (22.65%) Software Engineering
9 49 (20.94%) C++
10 45 (19.23%) 3G
11 44 (18.80%) OO
11 44 (18.80%) 4G
12 40 (17.09%) Windows
13 39 (16.67%) Cisco
14 38 (16.24%) Linux
15 34 (14.53%) SQL
16 32 (13.68%) 3GPP
17 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
18 30 (12.82%) VoIP
18 30 (12.82%) PBX
18 30 (12.82%) Asterisk PBX
19 27 (11.54%) OOD
19 27 (11.54%) STL
19 27 (11.54%) Computer Science
20 26 (11.11%) RANAP
20 26 (11.11%) C#
20 26 (11.11%) RTP
21 25 (10.68%) .NET
21 25 (10.68%) Performance Engineering
22 24 (10.26%) Trac

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 191 (81.62%) GSM
2 167 (71.37%) LTE
3 88 (37.61%) GPRS
4 60 (25.64%) Wireless
5 55 (23.50%) Radio Access Network
6 45 (19.23%) 3G
7 44 (18.80%) 4G
8 32 (13.68%) 3GPP
9 30 (12.82%) VoIP
9 30 (12.82%) PBX
9 30 (12.82%) Asterisk PBX
10 26 (11.11%) RANAP
10 26 (11.11%) RTP
11 24 (10.26%) WCDMA
12 23 (9.83%) HSPA
13 21 (8.97%) 2G
13 21 (8.97%) GGSN
13 21 (8.97%) SGSN
14 15 (6.41%) RNC
15 13 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.71%) Big Data
3 3 (1.28%) SQLite
3 3 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Trac
1 24 (10.26%) GCC
1 24 (10.26%) GDB
1 24 (10.26%) Subversion
2 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
General
1 155 (66.24%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.26%) Marketing
3 14 (5.98%) Electronics
4 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.14%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.85%) Finance
5 2 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (20.09%) Software Engineer
2 26 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.40%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (8.97%) Test Engineer
5 18 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 17 (7.26%) Developer
7 13 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) Performance Manager
8 11 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.27%) RF Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Architect
10 9 (3.85%) Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Software Development Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Radio Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) Development Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Designer
12 7 (2.99%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.54%) STL
2 25 (10.68%) .NET
3 24 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (8.97%) WPF
5 16 (6.84%) LINQ
6 10 (4.27%) Web Services
7 8 (3.42%) XML
8 7 (2.99%) WinForms
9 5 (2.14%) REST
9 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (2.14%) Silverlight
9 5 (2.14%) SOAP
10 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.85%) Middleware
11 2 (0.85%) NHibernate
11 2 (0.85%) WCF
11 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.85%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (0.85%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.70%) Handset
4 5 (2.14%) Wiki
4 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.28%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) PDA
8 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.09%) Windows
2 38 (16.24%) Linux
3 16 (6.84%) UNIX
4 7 (2.99%) Solaris
5 6 (2.56%) Android
6 5 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.14%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.71%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.65%) Software Engineering
2 44 (18.80%) OO
3 27 (11.54%) OOD
4 25 (10.68%) Performance Engineering
5 23 (9.83%) Product Management
6 22 (9.40%) Service Management
7 20 (8.55%) Network Planning
8 18 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.26%) B2B
10 10 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.27%) Performance Management
10 10 (4.27%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.27%) Change Management
10 10 (4.27%) Resource Management
11 9 (3.85%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.99%) Network Management
12 7 (2.99%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.99%) Network Design
13 6 (2.56%) Validation
13 6 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.94%) C++
2 34 (14.53%) SQL
3 26 (11.11%) C#
4 14 (5.98%) C
4 14 (5.98%) Java
5 11 (4.70%) Python
6 5 (2.14%) TTCN
6 5 (2.14%) Tcl
7 4 (1.71%) Perl
8 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) ABAP
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) F#
10 1 (0.43%) Erlang
10 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (35.04%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.14%) CCNP
4 4 (1.71%) ISEB
4 4 (1.71%) CCNA
4 4 (1.71%) HND
5 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.28%) HNC
6 2 (0.85%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) NDS
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Netcool
2 2 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (16.67%) Cisco
2 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.97%) Oracle
4 15 (6.41%) Huawei
5 11 (4.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (3.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (3.42%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.14%) Agilent
8 5 (2.14%) Perforce
9 4 (1.71%) Apple
9 4 (1.71%) HP
9 4 (1.71%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.71%) JBoss
9 4 (1.71%) VMware
10 3 (1.28%) ZTE
10 3 (1.28%) F5
10 3 (1.28%) Opsware
10 3 (1.28%) Anite
10 3 (1.28%) Motorola
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