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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 628 - 626
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% - 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £38,750 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) HSPA
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) HSPA
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia