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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - 621
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £45,000
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
7610 7491 9361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 16.46% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6246 7888
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 27 November 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 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) HSPA
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) GPRS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (50.00%) 3G
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) OpenVPN
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) HSPA
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (50.00%) OpenVPN
3 3 (50.00%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) HSUPA
4 2 (33.33%) HSDPA
5 1 (16.67%) RANAP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SGI
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