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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 903 875
Rank change year-on-year +77 -28  
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 26 47 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.045% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 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 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,000 £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 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 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
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%  

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

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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

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UMTS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for UMTS in the UK

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Top 17 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 29 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 +56 26 £42,500 -26.08% 5
South East +47 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Surrey +50 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Camberley - 7 £55,000 - 1
North West -2 6 £37,500 -34.78%
Cheshire - 6 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
London +62 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Reading +22 1 - -
East of England +19 1 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Kent +16 1 - -
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Hertfordshire +11 1 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 - 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for UMTS.

1 50 (90.91%) GSM
2 36 (65.45%) Telecoms
3 25 (45.45%) LTE
4 20 (36.36%) Linux
5 19 (34.55%) C++
5 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
6 17 (30.91%) Service Delivery
7 15 (27.27%) Degree
7 15 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 14 (25.45%) GPRS
9 13 (23.64%) Java
9 13 (23.64%) Value-Added Service
10 12 (21.82%) Unix
10 12 (21.82%) Cisco
10 12 (21.82%) TIBCO
10 12 (21.82%) SS7
10 12 (21.82%) Change Management
11 11 (20.00%) Marketing
11 11 (20.00%) Subversion
11 11 (20.00%) Wireshark
11 11 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
12 10 (18.18%) Presales
12 10 (18.18%) GCC
12 10 (18.18%) GDB
12 10 (18.18%) Trac
12 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
12 10 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
12 10 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
12 10 (18.18%) RTP

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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 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (90.91%) GSM
2 25 (45.45%) LTE
3 14 (25.45%) GPRS
4 13 (23.64%) Value-Added Service
5 12 (21.82%) SS7
6 11 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 10 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
7 10 (18.18%) PBX
7 10 (18.18%) RANAP
7 10 (18.18%) RTP
8 9 (16.36%) SGSN
8 9 (16.36%) WLAN
9 8 (14.55%) NFC
9 8 (14.55%) VoIP
10 7 (12.73%) GGSN
10 7 (12.73%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (10.91%) 3G
11 6 (10.91%) Bluetooth
11 6 (10.91%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Subversion
2 10 (18.18%) GCC
2 10 (18.18%) GDB
2 10 (18.18%) Trac
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Gradle
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (65.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.00%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Automotive
3 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) VAS Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Telecoms Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Network Operations Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Network Performance Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Communications Specialist
9 3 (5.45%) Junior
9 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (18.18%) STL
2 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 6 (10.91%) BREW
3 6 (10.91%) Flash
3 6 (10.91%) J2ME
3 6 (10.91%) OpenAL
3 6 (10.91%) OpenCL
3 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
3 6 (10.91%) Qt
3 6 (10.91%) Series 60
3 6 (10.91%) SVG
3 6 (10.91%) UIQ
4 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) Grails
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
2 6 (10.91%) iPhone
2 6 (10.91%) MPEG
2 6 (10.91%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.27%) Handset
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.64%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Unix
3 7 (12.73%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.91%) Service Delivery
3 12 (21.82%) Change Management
4 10 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 10 (18.18%) OO
4 10 (18.18%) Presales
5 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
5 9 (16.36%) Product Marketing
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) DRM
6 6 (10.91%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (10.91%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) B2B
8 4 (7.27%) ITIL
8 4 (7.27%) Network Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C++
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Groovy
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) HNC
2 6 (10.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Netcool
1 4 (7.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 12 (21.82%) TIBCO
3 9 (16.36%) Nokia Networks
4 7 (12.73%) Nokia
5 6 (10.91%) Intel
5 6 (10.91%) Symbian
6 5 (9.09%) Mitel
7 4 (7.27%) Huawei
8 3 (5.45%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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