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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 115 116
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.44% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 229 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.60% 14.14% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 219 197 197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA