The first table below looks at the demand for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 11 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 862 827 820
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 12 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.030% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.063% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 46
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £41,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,661 £53,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,250 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+41.76% +3.03%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19055 19176 19565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.47% 18.78% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15364 15628 16391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCDMA
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WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in England

WCDMA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 5 £60,000 - 3
South East -19 3 - -
East of England -12 1 £60,000 +41.17%
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WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 35 (79.55%) GSM
2 29 (65.91%) GPRS
3 26 (59.09%) LTE
4 24 (54.55%) UMTS
5 23 (52.27%) Telecoms
6 21 (47.73%) Wireless
7 18 (40.91%) 3GPP
8 16 (36.36%) GGSN
8 16 (36.36%) SGSN
9 15 (34.09%) 4G
10 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 11 (25.00%) Marketing
11 10 (22.73%) Demand Management
12 9 (20.45%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.91%) Cisco
14 7 (15.91%) Linux
14 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
15 6 (13.64%) Erlang
15 6 (13.64%) System Testing
15 6 (13.64%) Degree
15 6 (13.64%) Huawei
16 5 (11.36%) UNIX
16 5 (11.36%) 3G
16 5 (11.36%) Internet
16 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
17 4 (9.09%) SAN
17 4 (9.09%) CA
17 4 (9.09%) Windows

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) GSM
2 29 (65.91%) GPRS
3 26 (59.09%) LTE
4 24 (54.55%) UMTS
5 21 (47.73%) Wireless
6 18 (40.91%) 3GPP
7 16 (36.36%) GGSN
7 16 (36.36%) SGSN
8 15 (34.09%) 4G
9 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) 3G
12 4 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (9.09%) SAN
12 4 (9.09%) DHCP
12 4 (9.09%) HTTP
13 3 (6.82%) SNMP
13 3 (6.82%) LAN
13 3 (6.82%) SSH
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 23 (52.27%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Test Engineer
1 13 (29.55%) Senior Test Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Core Network Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) RF Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior RF Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Support
7 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (22.73%) Demand Management
3 9 (20.45%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) System Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Network Management
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.27%) Product Management
9 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.27%) Network Design
9 1 (2.27%) TDD
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Erlang
2 4 (9.09%) C
2 4 (9.09%) C++
2 4 (9.09%) Perl
2 4 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 6 (13.64%) Huawei
3 4 (9.09%) Broadcom
3 4 (9.09%) CA
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) SGI
5 1 (2.27%) BT
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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