The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 122 109
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.062% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +19.04%
WCDMA
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 266 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.59% 16.55% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 205 215 208
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WCDMA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in Bristol

WCDMA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA