Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UMTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited UMTS over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1063 1108 1189
Rank change year-on-year +45 +81 -76
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 74 46 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 44
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £33,650
90th Percentile £65,750 £68,750 £71,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% -4.35%

UMTS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,805 26,386 32,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.95% 16.28% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19,886 21,608 27,457
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UMTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in England

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Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UMTS in England.

Salary trend for UMTS in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UMTS in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for UMTS in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 62 £55,000 +4.76% 4
London +16 6 £55,000 +4.76%
East of England -11 5 - -
South West - 1 £47,500 - 2
UMTS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing UMTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 72 (97.30%) LTE
2 69 (93.24%) GSM
3 67 (90.54%) Telecoms
4 55 (74.32%) Software Engineering
5 47 (63.51%) Linux
6 43 (58.11%) Cisco
7 42 (56.76%) Wireshark
8 40 (54.05%) C++
9 36 (48.65%) RANAP
9 36 (48.65%) Diameter Protocol
10 34 (45.95%) Multithreading
10 34 (45.95%) OO
11 33 (44.59%) RTP
11 33 (44.59%) STL
11 33 (44.59%) PBX
11 33 (44.59%) MGW
11 33 (44.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 33 (44.59%) Asterisk PBX
11 33 (44.59%) GCC
11 33 (44.59%) GDB
11 33 (44.59%) GGSN
11 33 (44.59%) SGSN
11 33 (44.59%) Subversion
11 33 (44.59%) Trac
11 33 (44.59%) Cross-Platform Development
12 18 (24.32%) Python
13 14 (18.92%) VoIP
14 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.51%) M3UA
15 10 (13.51%) VPN

UMTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (97.30%) LTE
2 69 (93.24%) GSM
3 42 (56.76%) Wireshark
4 36 (48.65%) Diameter Protocol
4 36 (48.65%) RANAP
5 33 (44.59%) Asterisk PBX
5 33 (44.59%) GGSN
5 33 (44.59%) MGW
5 33 (44.59%) PBX
5 33 (44.59%) RTP
5 33 (44.59%) SGSN
6 14 (18.92%) VoIP
7 10 (13.51%) IPsec
7 10 (13.51%) M3UA
7 10 (13.51%) SCCP
7 10 (13.51%) SCTP
7 10 (13.51%) TCAP
7 10 (13.51%) VPN
8 9 (12.16%) GPRS
8 9 (12.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.70%) HBase
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.70%) Redis
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) GCC
1 33 (44.59%) GDB
1 33 (44.59%) Subversion
1 33 (44.59%) Trac
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (90.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Software Engineer
2 39 (52.70%) Telecoms Engineer
3 34 (45.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (35.14%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 25 (33.78%) Core Network Engineer
5 25 (33.78%) Network Engineer
6 15 (20.27%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Algorithm Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Network Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Network Performance Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Performance Manager
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Wireless Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Network Support
10 4 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 33 (44.59%) STL
2 2 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) Software Engineering
2 34 (45.95%) Multithreading
2 34 (45.95%) OO
3 33 (44.59%) Cross-Platform Development
4 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.46%) Decision-Making
5 7 (9.46%) Mathematics
6 6 (8.11%) OOP
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.76%) Complexity Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.76%) Network Performance Management
7 5 (6.76%) Numerical Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (6.76%) Signal Processing
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.76%) Validation
8 3 (4.05%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) C++
2 18 (24.32%) Python
3 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.51%) C
3 10 (13.51%) Perl
4 7 (9.46%) Embedded C
4 7 (9.46%) MATLAB
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) R
5 2 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) PhD
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) MISRA
1 7 (9.46%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Netcool
1 5 (6.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) Cisco
2 2 (2.70%) Tableau