The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 620 624 616
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% 0.078% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
WCDMA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7083 7737 7187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.65% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6063 6385 6012
Average salary £51,400 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in London

WCDMA
Salary Trend in London

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in London

WCDMA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in London

WCDMA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (100.00%) GSM
1 19 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
2 18 (94.74%) Project Management
2 18 (94.74%) Handset
2 18 (94.74%) LTE
3 7 (36.84%) Programme Management
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Bluetooth
6 1 (5.26%) GGSN
6 1 (5.26%) SGSN
6 1 (5.26%) GPRS
6 1 (5.26%) UMTS

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (100.00%) GSM
1 19 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
2 18 (94.74%) LTE
3 5 (26.32%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.26%) GPRS
4 1 (5.26%) UMTS
4 1 (5.26%) GGSN
4 1 (5.26%) SGSN
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Technical Manager
2 13 (68.42%) Account Manager
2 13 (68.42%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Programme Management