The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 890 890
Rank change year-on-year +39 0  
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 21 34 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.035% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 56
Median salary £49,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.28%  

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 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 14205 16463 19293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.96% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11559 13682 15731
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

UMTS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

UMTS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for UMTS in the UK

UMTS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UMTS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for UMTS in the UK

UMTS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +42 21 £49,000 +15.29% 9
South East +49 18 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Surrey +36 12 £51,250 +10.81% 6
Camberley +21 9 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Kent - 3 £31,750 - 1
Whitstable - 3 £31,750 -
Berkshire +15 2 - -
East of England +6 2 £49,000 +15.29%
Slough +2 2 - -
Hertfordshire -5 2 £49,000 +15.29%
Borehamwood - 2 £49,000 -
Staines - 2 £36,750 -
London +23 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for UMTS.

1 43 (100.00%) GSM
2 35 (81.40%) LTE
3 33 (76.74%) Telecoms
4 27 (62.79%) Linux
5 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
6 22 (51.16%) C++
7 20 (46.51%) GPRS
8 16 (37.21%) Cisco
9 15 (34.88%) Diameter Protocol
10 14 (32.56%) Java
11 13 (30.23%) Subversion
12 11 (25.58%) Degree
12 11 (25.58%) RANAP
12 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
12 11 (25.58%) OO
12 11 (25.58%) VoIP
12 11 (25.58%) RTP
12 11 (25.58%) GCC
13 10 (23.26%) GDB
13 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (23.26%) Asterisk PBX
13 10 (23.26%) Cross-Platform Development
13 10 (23.26%) Trac
13 10 (23.26%) PBX
13 10 (23.26%) STL
13 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
14 9 (20.93%) C
15 8 (18.60%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) VoLTE
15 8 (18.60%) Android

UMTS
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) GSM
2 35 (81.40%) LTE
3 20 (46.51%) GPRS
4 15 (34.88%) Diameter Protocol
5 11 (25.58%) RANAP
5 11 (25.58%) RTP
5 11 (25.58%) VoIP
6 10 (23.26%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (23.26%) PBX
6 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
7 8 (18.60%) VoLTE
8 7 (16.28%) MGW
8 7 (16.28%) SGSN
8 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (13.95%) 2G
9 6 (13.95%) 3G
9 6 (13.95%) DVB
9 6 (13.95%) NFC
9 6 (13.95%) Wireless
9 6 (13.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Subversion
2 11 (25.58%) GCC
3 10 (23.26%) GDB
3 10 (23.26%) Trac
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (76.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Automotive
3 6 (13.95%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Telecoms Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Core Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Field Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Network Operations Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Network Performance Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Field Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (23.26%) STL
2 6 (13.95%) BREW
2 6 (13.95%) Flash
2 6 (13.95%) J2ME
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) OpenAL
2 6 (13.95%) OpenCL
2 6 (13.95%) OpenGL
2 6 (13.95%) Qt
2 6 (13.95%) Series 60
2 6 (13.95%) SVG
2 6 (13.95%) UIQ
3 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) WAP
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.33%) Kafka
5 1 (2.33%) Swing
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Device Driver
1 6 (13.95%) iPhone
1 6 (13.95%) MPEG
1 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
2 5 (11.63%) Handset
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Android
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (9.30%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
2 11 (25.58%) OO
3 10 (23.26%) Cross-Platform Development
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) DRM
5 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) Presales
5 6 (13.95%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Kanban
6 4 (9.30%) Network Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Test Management
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) C
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Netcool
1 4 (9.30%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) Intel
2 6 (13.95%) Symbian
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) Vertica
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