The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 861 790 826
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +36
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 21 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 49
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,650 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,903 £60,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
WCDMA
UK

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
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
South East -33 7 £58,750 +17.50% 1
London -12 6 £60,000 -
South West -10 2 - -
East of England -21 2 £48,750 -
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (78.95%) GSM
2 23 (60.53%) UMTS
2 23 (60.53%) LTE
3 20 (52.63%) GPRS
3 20 (52.63%) Wireless
4 19 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 19 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (28.95%) GGSN
5 11 (28.95%) SGSN
6 9 (23.68%) Marketing
6 9 (23.68%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) UNIX
7 8 (21.05%) 3G
7 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) Perl
9 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
9 6 (15.79%) 4G
10 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) HSPA
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Huawei
10 5 (13.16%) Network Planning
10 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 5 (13.16%) C
10 5 (13.16%) C++
10 5 (13.16%) CDMA

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) GSM
2 23 (60.53%) UMTS
2 23 (60.53%) LTE
3 20 (52.63%) Wireless
3 20 (52.63%) GPRS
4 19 (50.00%) 3GPP
5 11 (28.95%) GGSN
5 11 (28.95%) SGSN
6 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (21.05%) 3G
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) 4G
9 5 (13.16%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) HSPA
9 5 (13.16%) PSTN
9 5 (13.16%) ISDN
9 5 (13.16%) CDMA
9 5 (13.16%) ATM
10 4 (10.53%) Megaco
10 4 (10.53%) ISUP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 19 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Core Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) RF Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Support
6 4 (10.53%) Senior RF Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) RF Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSL
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 4 (10.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Network Planning
1 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
1 5 (13.16%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
2 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 2 (5.26%) Information Management
3 2 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.63%) Demand Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) OO
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Validation
4 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) C
2 5 (13.16%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Huawei
3 4 (10.53%) CA
3 4 (10.53%) Sybase
3 4 (10.53%) Broadcom
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Agilent
6 1 (2.63%) SGI
6 1 (2.63%) BT
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + good bonus
Posted: 26 days ago