Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1117 1151 1221
Rank change year-on-year +34 +70 -104
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 72 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 78
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £37,300 £33,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% +15.63% -19.19%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28103 31773 36415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 16.99% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22762 26008 30095
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UMTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UMTS in the UK

UMTS
Top 7 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +58 71 £52,500 +16.67% 6
UK excluding London +41 65 £52,500 +13.51% 6
South East +52 58 £52,500 +9.38% 6
London 0 6 £55,000 +27.91%
North West - 6 £52,500 -
North of England - 6 £52,500 -
South West +8 1 £37,500 -22.68%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (91.67%) GSM
2 64 (88.89%) LTE
3 61 (84.72%) Telecoms
4 52 (72.22%) Software Engineering
5 47 (65.28%) Linux
6 40 (55.56%) Cisco
7 32 (44.44%) Wireshark
8 31 (43.06%) Subversion
8 31 (43.06%) Diameter Protocol
9 30 (41.67%) RANAP
9 30 (41.67%) C++
10 26 (36.11%) GCC
11 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
12 24 (33.33%) STL
12 24 (33.33%) OO
12 24 (33.33%) PBX
12 24 (33.33%) RTP
12 24 (33.33%) GDB
12 24 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 24 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
12 24 (33.33%) Trac
12 24 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
13 23 (31.94%) MGW
13 23 (31.94%) SGSN
14 22 (30.56%) GGSN
15 20 (27.78%) VoIP
16 16 (22.22%) M3UA
16 16 (22.22%) SCTP
16 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
16 16 (22.22%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 66 (91.67%) GSM
2 64 (88.89%) LTE
3 32 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 31 (43.06%) Diameter Protocol
5 30 (41.67%) RANAP
6 24 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 24 (33.33%) PBX
6 24 (33.33%) RTP
7 23 (31.94%) MGW
7 23 (31.94%) SGSN
8 22 (30.56%) GGSN
9 20 (27.78%) VoIP
10 16 (22.22%) IPsec
10 16 (22.22%) M3UA
10 16 (22.22%) SCCP
10 16 (22.22%) SCTP
10 16 (22.22%) TCAP
10 16 (22.22%) VPN
11 10 (13.89%) GPRS
12 7 (9.72%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.39%) HBase
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Redis
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Subversion
2 26 (36.11%) GCC
3 24 (33.33%) GDB
3 24 (33.33%) Trac
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
General
1 61 (84.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Billing
2 1 (1.39%) Electronics
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Telecoms Engineer
2 32 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 24 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (27.78%) Core Network Engineer
4 20 (27.78%) Network Engineer
4 20 (27.78%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
6 11 (15.28%) Telecoms Support Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) C Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Systems Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (2.78%) Kafka
2 2 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) CAN bus
3 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
3 24 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 24 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (9.72%) Presales
5 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.33%) Telematics
6 5 (6.94%) OOP
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (5.56%) Radio Network Optimisation
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Analytics
9 2 (2.78%) Kanban
10 1 (1.39%) Big Data Analytics
10 1 (1.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.39%) Data Analytics
10 1 (1.39%) Line Management
10 1 (1.39%) Machine Learning
10 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) C++
2 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 16 (22.22%) C
2 16 (22.22%) Perl
2 16 (22.22%) Python
3 11 (15.28%) Embedded C
4 6 (8.33%) ANSI C
4 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (5.56%) Actix
2 4 (5.56%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.39%) Vertica