The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HSPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
UK
Rank 848 935 949
Rank change year-on-year +87 +14  
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.062% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Median salary - £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.55%  
UK excluding London median salary - £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year - +6.55%  

HSPA 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13434 17718 19311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.04% 17.27% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10953 14664 15361
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

HSPA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HSPA in the UK

HSPA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HSPA in the UK

HSPA
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +83 1 - -
South East +56 1 - -
Berkshire +28 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HSPA.

1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Presales Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft