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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 860 872 800
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -72
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 8 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.028% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 28
Average salary £55,500 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.85% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £29,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £49,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.42% -7.31%
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
18894 18481 21040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.30% 17.12% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15185 14671 17079
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 -18 3 £43,500 -10.76% 1
London - 2 £68,750 - 1
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Wireless
2 39 (92.86%) 3GPP
3 38 (90.48%) GPRS
4 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
5 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 25 (59.52%) GSM
6 24 (57.14%) Sybase
6 24 (57.14%) UNIX
7 21 (50.00%) Huawei
8 20 (47.62%) UMTS
9 17 (40.48%) GGSN
9 17 (40.48%) SGSN
10 16 (38.10%) Ericsson
10 16 (38.10%) SS7
10 16 (38.10%) Marketing
10 16 (38.10%) SIGTRAN
10 16 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 10 (23.81%) MGW
12 9 (21.43%) NGN
13 8 (19.05%) Windows 2000
13 8 (19.05%) Windows NT
13 8 (19.05%) ATM
13 8 (19.05%) CDMA
13 8 (19.05%) ISDN
13 8 (19.05%) PSTN
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) Megaco
13 8 (19.05%) ISUP
13 8 (19.05%) LTE
14 4 (9.52%) Degree

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Wireless
2 39 (92.86%) 3GPP
3 38 (90.48%) GPRS
4 25 (59.52%) GSM
5 20 (47.62%) UMTS
6 17 (40.48%) GGSN
6 17 (40.48%) SGSN
7 16 (38.10%) SIGTRAN
7 16 (38.10%) SS7
8 10 (23.81%) MGW
9 9 (21.43%) NGN
10 8 (19.05%) LTE
10 8 (19.05%) Megaco
10 8 (19.05%) ISUP
10 8 (19.05%) ATM
10 8 (19.05%) CDMA
10 8 (19.05%) ISDN
10 8 (19.05%) PSTN
11 4 (9.52%) HSPA
12 3 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
General
1 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) CS Core Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.90%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Account Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Handset
2 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) UNIX
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 2000
3 8 (19.05%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.14%) Project Management
1 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
1 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (4.76%) Time Management
2 2 (4.76%) Signal Processing
3 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
3 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (2.38%) Line Management
3 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.38%) TDD
3 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
3 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Sybase
2 21 (50.00%) Huawei
3 16 (38.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (38.10%) Ericsson
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Intel
5 1 (2.38%) Nokia
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