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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 833 841 817
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 33 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.022% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 40
Average salary £38,750 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.39% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £46,500 £40,225
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
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 19 December 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 27 - -
East of England -34 2 - -
London - 2 £38,750 -
South West -5 1 - -
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (83.33%) Wireless
2 39 (81.25%) 3GPP
3 38 (79.17%) GPRS
4 29 (60.42%) GSM
4 29 (60.42%) Telecoms
5 28 (58.33%) Windows
6 25 (52.08%) UMTS
7 24 (50.00%) Sybase
7 24 (50.00%) UNIX
8 18 (37.50%) Huawei
9 15 (31.25%) Ericsson
9 15 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 15 (31.25%) SS7
9 15 (31.25%) Marketing
9 15 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
9 15 (31.25%) GGSN
9 15 (31.25%) SGSN
9 15 (31.25%) LTE
10 10 (20.83%) MGW
10 10 (20.83%) ATM
10 10 (20.83%) CDMA
10 10 (20.83%) PSTN
10 10 (20.83%) ISDN
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) Windows 2000
11 9 (18.75%) Windows NT
11 9 (18.75%) Megaco
11 9 (18.75%) ISUP
12 8 (16.67%) NGN
13 6 (12.50%) HSPA

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 40 (83.33%) Wireless
2 39 (81.25%) 3GPP
3 38 (79.17%) GPRS
4 29 (60.42%) GSM
5 25 (52.08%) UMTS
6 15 (31.25%) SS7
6 15 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
6 15 (31.25%) GGSN
6 15 (31.25%) SGSN
6 15 (31.25%) LTE
7 10 (20.83%) MGW
7 10 (20.83%) ISDN
7 10 (20.83%) ATM
7 10 (20.83%) CDMA
7 10 (20.83%) PSTN
8 9 (18.75%) Megaco
8 9 (18.75%) ISUP
9 8 (16.67%) NGN
10 6 (12.50%) HSPA
11 5 (10.42%) 3G
General
1 29 (60.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (31.25%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) CS Core Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Core Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.25%) RF Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.08%) RF Design Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) XSL
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (18.75%) Windows 2000
3 9 (18.75%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
3 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
3 2 (4.17%) Time Management
3 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.08%) Validation
4 1 (2.08%) TDD
4 1 (2.08%) OO
4 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Sybase
2 18 (37.50%) Huawei
3 15 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 15 (31.25%) Ericsson
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Agilent
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Intel
6 1 (2.08%) Nokia
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco