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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 898 912 878
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 11 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.017% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.093% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £41,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £43,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -10.76%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016. 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 +12 6 - -
South East +5 3 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 12 (80.00%) UMTS
2 12 (80.00%) GPRS
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (60.00%) Sybase
4 9 (60.00%) Unix
4 9 (60.00%) CDMA
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (53.33%) NGN
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
5 8 (53.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) Solaris
5 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) SLA
5 8 (53.33%) H.323
5 8 (53.33%) MGCP
5 8 (53.33%) SS7
6 6 (40.00%) LTE
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) 3GPP
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) 2G
8 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (13.33%) 3G
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) French Language
9 1 (6.67%) GGSN
9 1 (6.67%) SGSN

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 12 (80.00%) GPRS
2 12 (80.00%) UMTS
3 9 (60.00%) CDMA
4 8 (53.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (53.33%) H.323
4 8 (53.33%) MGCP
4 8 (53.33%) NGN
4 8 (53.33%) SS7
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) 2G
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) 3GPP
6 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) ATM
7 1 (6.67%) ISDN
7 1 (6.67%) PSTN
7 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Sybase
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia