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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 851 835 824
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 15 38 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 49
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
19342 17479 21139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.49% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14304 17507
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 £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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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 22 September 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 -18 7 £58,750 +17.50%
London -6 3 £40,000 -
East of England -11 2 £48,750 +21.87%
South West -31 2 - -
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (84.38%) GSM
2 20 (62.50%) UMTS
3 19 (59.38%) Wireless
3 19 (59.38%) LTE
4 18 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 18 (56.25%) 3GPP
5 17 (53.13%) GPRS
6 10 (31.25%) GGSN
6 10 (31.25%) SGSN
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) Marketing
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.63%) 3G
10 5 (15.63%) PSTN
10 5 (15.63%) ISDN
10 5 (15.63%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) ATM
10 5 (15.63%) CDMA
10 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
10 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (15.63%) HSPA
10 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (15.63%) Network Planning
10 5 (15.63%) Huawei
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) 2G
11 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
11 4 (12.50%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
11 4 (12.50%) Perl

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) GSM
2 20 (62.50%) UMTS
3 19 (59.38%) Wireless
3 19 (59.38%) LTE
4 18 (56.25%) 3GPP
5 17 (53.13%) GPRS
6 10 (31.25%) GGSN
6 10 (31.25%) SGSN
7 5 (15.63%) 3G
7 5 (15.63%) PSTN
7 5 (15.63%) ISDN
7 5 (15.63%) ATM
7 5 (15.63%) CDMA
7 5 (15.63%) HSPA
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.50%) 2G
8 4 (12.50%) Megaco
8 4 (12.50%) ISUP
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.38%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 18 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Core Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Network Manager
4 4 (12.50%) RF Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) RF Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XSL
1 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.13%) VHDL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
1 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
1 5 (15.63%) Network Planning
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
4 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Product Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Huawei
3 4 (12.50%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Agilent
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) SGI
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) BT
6 1 (3.13%) Broadcom