Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 478 522
Rank change year-on-year -18 +44 +94
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 24 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.14% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 17
South East median annual salary £36,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.64% +15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £40,000 £26,050
90th Percentile £55,125 £67,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,284 5,346 6,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.99% 17.20% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,338 4,199 5,400
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.46%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

UMTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing UMTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UMTS in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley +26 10 - - 3
Berkshire +9 10 - - 3
Surrey -20 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Kent - 7 £31,000 -
UMTS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 24 (100.00%) GSM
1 24 (100.00%) LTE
2 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Python
4 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (29.17%) CentOS
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
7 7 (29.17%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
7 7 (29.17%) JIRA
7 7 (29.17%) Selenium
7 7 (29.17%) Kanban
7 7 (29.17%) Groovy
7 7 (29.17%) CDMA
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
7 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
7 7 (29.17%) ISEB
8 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (25.00%) SDET

UMTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) GSM
1 24 (100.00%) LTE
2 7 (29.17%) CDMA
2 7 (29.17%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (20.83%) GPRS
4 4 (16.67%) 2G
4 4 (16.67%) 3G
4 4 (16.67%) 4G
4 4 (16.67%) IPsec
4 4 (16.67%) M3UA
4 4 (16.67%) Node B
4 4 (16.67%) RNC
4 4 (16.67%) SCCP
4 4 (16.67%) SCTP
4 4 (16.67%) TCAP
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) WiMAX
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
1 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) GCC
2 1 (4.17%) GDB
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Trac
General
1 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Automation Tester
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Wireless Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Native
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) CentOS
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Kanban
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (25.00%) SDET
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (8.33%) Use Case
9 1 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
1 11 (45.83%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Groovy
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 4 (16.67%) Huawei
3 4 (16.67%) Nokia
3 4 (16.67%) Nortel