The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 208 235 220
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 21 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £45,000
WCDMA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCDMA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA across the Berkshire region.

WCDMA Salary Trend in Berkshire

WCDMA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 20 - -
WCDMA
South East

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WCDMA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCDMA.

1 26 (92.86%) GPRS
1 26 (92.86%) 3GPP
2 25 (89.29%) Wireless
3 19 (67.86%) Sybase
3 19 (67.86%) UNIX
3 19 (67.86%) Windows
4 17 (60.71%) GSM
4 17 (60.71%) UMTS
5 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
6 13 (46.43%) Huawei
6 13 (46.43%) Marketing
7 12 (42.86%) GGSN
7 12 (42.86%) SGSN
8 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (39.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 11 (39.29%) Ericsson
8 11 (39.29%) SS7
9 9 (32.14%) ATM
9 9 (32.14%) CDMA
9 9 (32.14%) ISDN
9 9 (32.14%) PSTN
10 8 (28.57%) Windows 2000
10 8 (28.57%) Windows NT
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) Megaco
10 8 (28.57%) ISUP
10 8 (28.57%) MGW
11 6 (21.43%) NGN
12 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
12 2 (7.14%) LTE

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WCDMA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) GPRS
1 26 (92.86%) 3GPP
2 25 (89.29%) Wireless
3 17 (60.71%) UMTS
3 17 (60.71%) GSM
4 12 (42.86%) GGSN
4 12 (42.86%) SGSN
5 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (39.29%) SS7
6 9 (32.14%) ISDN
6 9 (32.14%) PSTN
6 9 (32.14%) ATM
6 9 (32.14%) CDMA
7 8 (28.57%) MGW
7 8 (28.57%) Megaco
7 8 (28.57%) ISUP
8 6 (21.43%) NGN
9 2 (7.14%) LTE
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Core Network Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) UNIX
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 8 (28.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
1 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Sybase
2 13 (46.43%) Huawei
3 11 (39.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (39.29%) Ericsson
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft