The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 113 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.058% - 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% - 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
WCDMA
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 343 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.29% 23.30% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 275 244 379
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WCDMA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in Cambridge

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA2000
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA2000
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) HSPA
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC