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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 819 833 753
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -80
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 79 94 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 47 78
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.86%

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
18434 20743 19898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 17.73% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15176 16547 15963
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 25 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 3 August 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 +3 73 £52,500 +5.00% 10
South East -7 38 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Berkshire -8 24 £66,000 +65.00% 4
London +18 18 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West - 14 £37,500 -
Slough +4 12 £85,000 +119.35% 1
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
Surrey +16 7 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Newbury +5 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Guildford +7 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Cheshire - 6 £52,500 -
Reading -13 5 £55,000 - 1
Brentford +2 4 £80,000 +23.07%
Middlesex - 4 £30,000 -
City of London +38 3 - -
East of England +12 2 £140,000 +180.00%
Kent - 2 £32,000 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £52,500 -
Stevenage +9 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 128 (80.50%) GSM
2 119 (74.84%) Telecoms
3 104 (65.41%) LTE
4 76 (47.80%) Degree
5 57 (35.85%) Wireless
6 55 (34.59%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (30.82%) Radio Access Network
7 49 (30.82%) 3G
8 41 (25.79%) 2G
9 37 (23.27%) 4G
10 33 (20.75%) WiMAX
11 32 (20.13%) Marketing
11 32 (20.13%) GPRS
11 32 (20.13%) Windows
12 31 (19.50%) LAN
12 31 (19.50%) Computer Science
13 30 (18.87%) QA
13 30 (18.87%) Electronics
14 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.35%) SQL
16 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
17 23 (14.47%) Linux
18 20 (12.58%) C++
18 20 (12.58%) Data Centre
19 19 (11.95%) WLAN
19 19 (11.95%) Service Delivery
19 19 (11.95%) Ericsson
20 18 (11.32%) RNC
20 18 (11.32%) SS7
20 18 (11.32%) C#

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.18%) MS Office
3 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 128 (80.50%) GSM
2 104 (65.41%) LTE
3 57 (35.85%) Wireless
4 49 (30.82%) 3G
4 49 (30.82%) Radio Access Network
5 41 (25.79%) 2G
6 37 (23.27%) 4G
7 33 (20.75%) WiMAX
8 32 (20.13%) GPRS
9 31 (19.50%) LAN
10 19 (11.95%) WLAN
11 18 (11.32%) SS7
11 18 (11.32%) RNC
12 15 (9.43%) VoIP
13 13 (8.18%) DVB
13 13 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (6.92%) TETRA
15 10 (6.29%) HSPA
16 9 (5.66%) SCTP
16 9 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.52%) Big Data
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.26%) HBase
3 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.89%) Trac
2 3 (1.89%) Subversion
3 2 (1.26%) Maven
3 2 (1.26%) JIRA
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.26%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
General
1 119 (74.84%) Telecoms
2 32 (20.13%) Marketing
3 30 (18.87%) Electronics
4 11 (6.92%) Finance
5 9 (5.66%) Multimedia
6 8 (5.03%) Automotive
7 5 (3.14%) Billing
8 2 (1.26%) Games
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) French Language
8 2 (1.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (11.95%) Software Engineer
1 19 (11.95%) Sales Manager
2 13 (8.18%) Developer
3 12 (7.55%) Technical Manager
3 12 (7.55%) RAN Engineer
4 11 (6.92%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 10 (6.29%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Trainer
7 7 (4.40%) Technical Trainer
7 7 (4.40%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Radio Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Author
8 6 (3.77%) Technical Author
8 6 (3.77%) Graduate
8 6 (3.77%) Architect
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) .NET
2 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.92%) Web Services
4 9 (5.66%) jQuery
5 8 (5.03%) Qt
5 8 (5.03%) OpenAL
5 8 (5.03%) OpenCL
5 8 (5.03%) Flash
5 8 (5.03%) J2ME
5 8 (5.03%) SVG
5 8 (5.03%) OpenGL
5 8 (5.03%) Middleware
5 8 (5.03%) UIQ
5 8 (5.03%) Series 60
5 8 (5.03%) BREW
6 6 (3.77%) WPF
7 5 (3.14%) HTML5
7 5 (3.14%) HTML
7 5 (3.14%) WAP
7 5 (3.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.59%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (19.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.58%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.66%) Device Driver
5 8 (5.03%) MPEG
5 8 (5.03%) iPhone
6 7 (4.40%) Handset
7 6 (3.77%) User Experience
8 5 (3.14%) Wiki
9 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.89%) Telematics
11 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.26%) PMI
12 1 (0.63%) IPTV
12 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.13%) Windows
2 23 (14.47%) Linux
3 17 (10.69%) Windows Mobile
3 17 (10.69%) Android
4 11 (6.92%) UNIX
5 9 (5.66%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.66%) Windows CE
6 8 (5.03%) Nucleus RTOS
6 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
3 19 (11.95%) Service Delivery
4 17 (10.69%) Network Planning
5 15 (9.43%) Validation
6 12 (7.55%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.66%) Fault Management
9 8 (5.03%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.03%) Web Development
9 8 (5.03%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.03%) Speech Recognition
9 8 (5.03%) Change Management
9 8 (5.03%) DRM
9 8 (5.03%) ETL
9 8 (5.03%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (5.03%) Performance Engineering
10 7 (4.40%) Scrum
11 6 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.35%) SQL
2 20 (12.58%) C++
3 18 (11.32%) C#
4 13 (8.18%) Java
5 11 (6.92%) C
6 9 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.03%) Python
7 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.77%) Perl
9 5 (3.14%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 76 (47.80%) Degree
2 8 (5.03%) Postgraduate
3 5 (3.14%) HNC
4 4 (2.52%) HND
5 3 (1.89%) ISEB
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.87%) QA
2 16 (10.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) NDS
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Netcool
1 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Ericsson
2 16 (10.06%) Nokia
3 15 (9.43%) Nortel
4 13 (8.18%) Cisco
5 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.66%) Huawei
7 8 (5.03%) Symbian
7 8 (5.03%) Oracle
8 7 (4.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (3.77%) HP
9 6 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.77%) Mapinfo
10 5 (3.14%) Perforce
11 4 (2.52%) VMware
11 4 (2.52%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.89%) BT
12 3 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.89%) Actix
13 2 (1.26%) Apple
14 1 (0.63%) Siemens
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Teoco Corporation
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago