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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 902 866
Rank change year-on-year +86 -36  
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 26 45 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.046% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 30
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.08% +6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,500 £91,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.08% +27.77%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing UMTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 15 £55,000 -4.34% 2
North West -7 6 £37,500 -34.78%
London +73 4 - - 2
East of England +20 1 £47,500 +10.46% 1
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing UMTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 49 (90.74%) GSM
2 36 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 25 (46.30%) LTE
4 20 (37.04%) Linux
5 19 (35.19%) C++
5 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.63%) Service Delivery
7 15 (27.78%) Degree
8 14 (25.93%) GPRS
8 14 (25.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 13 (24.07%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Cisco
10 12 (22.22%) Value-Added Service
11 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
11 11 (20.37%) Diameter Protocol
11 11 (20.37%) TIBCO
11 11 (20.37%) SS7
11 11 (20.37%) Unix
11 11 (20.37%) Subversion
11 11 (20.37%) Change Management
12 10 (18.52%) Marketing
12 10 (18.52%) RANAP
12 10 (18.52%) STL
12 10 (18.52%) OO
12 10 (18.52%) PBX
12 10 (18.52%) RTP
12 10 (18.52%) Presales
12 10 (18.52%) GCC
12 10 (18.52%) GDB
12 10 (18.52%) Trac

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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:

Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (90.74%) GSM
2 25 (46.30%) LTE
3 14 (25.93%) GPRS
4 12 (22.22%) Value-Added Service
5 11 (20.37%) Diameter Protocol
5 11 (20.37%) SS7
5 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
6 10 (18.52%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (18.52%) PBX
6 10 (18.52%) RANAP
6 10 (18.52%) RTP
7 9 (16.67%) SGSN
7 9 (16.67%) WLAN
8 8 (14.81%) NFC
8 8 (14.81%) VoIP
9 7 (12.96%) GGSN
9 7 (12.96%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (11.11%) 3G
10 6 (11.11%) Bluetooth
10 6 (11.11%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
2 10 (18.52%) GCC
2 10 (18.52%) GDB
2 10 (18.52%) Trac
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Gradle
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Automotive
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Core Network Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) VAS Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Network Operations Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Network Performance Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Performance Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Communications Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Junior
8 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (18.52%) STL
2 7 (12.96%) Middleware
3 6 (11.11%) BREW
3 6 (11.11%) Flash
3 6 (11.11%) J2ME
3 6 (11.11%) OpenAL
3 6 (11.11%) OpenCL
3 6 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 6 (11.11%) Qt
3 6 (11.11%) Series 60
3 6 (11.11%) SVG
3 6 (11.11%) UIQ
4 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.41%) Grails
5 3 (5.56%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 6 (11.11%) iPhone
2 6 (11.11%) MPEG
2 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.41%) Handset
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Android
4 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) Service Delivery
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
4 10 (18.52%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 10 (18.52%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) Presales
5 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.81%) Product Marketing
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) DRM
7 6 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) B2B
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) Network Performance Management
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma
10 3 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C++
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) C
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Groovy
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) HNC
2 5 (9.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Netcool
1 4 (7.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco
3 11 (20.37%) TIBCO
4 8 (14.81%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (12.96%) Nokia
6 6 (11.11%) Intel
6 6 (11.11%) Symbian
7 5 (9.26%) Mitel
8 4 (7.41%) Huawei
9 3 (5.56%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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