The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 122 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.91% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £43,700 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
346 262 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.06% 14.22% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 210 209 260
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCDMA
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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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) UMTS
3 6 (75.00%) LTE
4 5 (62.50%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Electronics
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (37.50%) SMS
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (25.00%) C
7 2 (25.00%) ISEB
7 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
8 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (12.50%) Intranet
8 1 (12.50%) CDMA2000
8 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
8 1 (12.50%) C++
8 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
8 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 1 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (12.50%) MIMO

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
3 6 (75.00%) UMTS
3 6 (75.00%) LTE
4 3 (37.50%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) CDMA2000
5 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) MIMO
5 1 (12.50%) HSPA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) RF Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA