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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 828 820 841
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 23 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.032% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 30
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £52,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +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
17809 16800 20822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.34% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14558 13262 17410
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 26 January 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 -14 19 £43,500 - 1
London - 2 £38,750 -
East of England -33 1 - - 1
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (82.98%) 3GPP
1 39 (82.98%) Wireless
2 38 (80.85%) GPRS
3 28 (59.57%) Windows
3 28 (59.57%) Telecoms
4 27 (57.45%) GSM
5 26 (55.32%) UNIX
5 26 (55.32%) Sybase
6 24 (51.06%) UMTS
7 19 (40.43%) Huawei
8 16 (34.04%) Ericsson
8 16 (34.04%) SS7
8 16 (34.04%) Marketing
8 16 (34.04%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (34.04%) GGSN
8 16 (34.04%) SGSN
8 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 12 (25.53%) LTE
10 11 (23.40%) MGW
10 11 (23.40%) ISDN
10 11 (23.40%) PSTN
10 11 (23.40%) ATM
10 11 (23.40%) CDMA
11 10 (21.28%) Windows 2000
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) Windows NT
11 10 (21.28%) Megaco
11 10 (21.28%) ISUP
12 9 (19.15%) NGN
13 5 (10.64%) Degree

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (82.98%) 3GPP
1 39 (82.98%) Wireless
2 38 (80.85%) GPRS
3 27 (57.45%) GSM
4 24 (51.06%) UMTS
5 16 (34.04%) SS7
5 16 (34.04%) SIGTRAN
5 16 (34.04%) GGSN
5 16 (34.04%) SGSN
6 12 (25.53%) LTE
7 11 (23.40%) MGW
7 11 (23.40%) ATM
7 11 (23.40%) CDMA
7 11 (23.40%) ISDN
7 11 (23.40%) PSTN
8 10 (21.28%) Megaco
8 10 (21.28%) ISUP
9 9 (19.15%) NGN
10 3 (6.38%) HSPA
10 3 (6.38%) Radio Access Network
General
1 28 (59.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (34.04%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Core Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Support
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.38%) RF Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) RF Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) XSL
1 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) Windows 2000
3 10 (21.28%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Network Planning
1 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
1 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.26%) Time Management
3 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.26%) Signal Processing
4 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.13%) Line Management
4 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.13%) OO
4 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Validation
4 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HNC
2 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Sybase
2 19 (40.43%) Huawei
3 16 (34.04%) Ericsson
3 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Agilent
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Intel
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