The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
UK / England
Rank 808 893 901
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 6 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.070% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £56,250 £47,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.68% +21.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £44,600 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,400 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13031 15798 17920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.75% 16.86% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10691 13235 14630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in England

WCDMA
Salary Trend in England

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in England

WCDMA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +62 2 - -
London +58 2 £57,500 -
East of England +19 2 £53,750 +7.50%
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing WCDMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 11 (91.67%) LTE
2 9 (75.00%) GSM
3 5 (41.67%) 3GPP
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) GPRS
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) HSPA
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (25.00%) Presales
5 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) ICMP
5 3 (25.00%) 2G
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) UMTS
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) IPv4

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LTE
2 9 (75.00%) GSM
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) 3GPP
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) GPRS
4 4 (33.33%) HSPA
5 3 (25.00%) 2G
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) ICMP
5 3 (25.00%) IPv4
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) UMTS
5 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
6 2 (16.67%) 4G
6 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (16.67%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) RF Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Presales Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) RF Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior RF Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior RF Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Presales Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Probability Theory
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) MapBasic
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Actix
2 2 (16.67%) Anite
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia