The first table below looks at the demand for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 138 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 6 0 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% - 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% - 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 22
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
639 677 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.73% 26.01% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 429 535 446
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
WCDMA
East of England

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WCDMA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA across the Hertfordshire region.

WCDMA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WCDMA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 31 (100.00%) LTE
2 30 (96.77%) 4G
2 30 (96.77%) Demand Management
3 29 (93.55%) Risk Analysis
3 29 (93.55%) Risk Management
4 17 (54.84%) Erlang
4 17 (54.84%) System Testing
4 17 (54.84%) GPRS
4 17 (54.84%) GSM
4 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
5 16 (51.61%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (3.23%) UMTS
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 31 (100.00%) LTE
2 30 (96.77%) 4G
3 17 (54.84%) GPRS
3 17 (54.84%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
General
1 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 30 (96.77%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 30 (96.77%) Test Engineer
1 30 (96.77%) Senior Test Engineer
1 30 (96.77%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
2 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Demand Management
2 29 (93.55%) Risk Analysis
2 29 (93.55%) Risk Management
3 17 (54.84%) System Testing
4 16 (51.61%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree