The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 137 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.48%
WCDMA
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WCDMA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in Reading

WCDMA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 11 (100.00%) UMTS
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (72.73%) GGSN
3 8 (72.73%) SGSN
4 6 (54.55%) Marketing
5 5 (45.45%) Huawei
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 3 (27.27%) CDMA
6 3 (27.27%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) PSTN
7 2 (18.18%) Sybase
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Megaco
7 2 (18.18%) ISUP
8 1 (9.09%) MGW

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 11 (100.00%) UMTS
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) GGSN
3 8 (72.73%) SGSN
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) CDMA
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) PSTN
5 2 (18.18%) Megaco
5 2 (18.18%) ISUP
6 1 (9.09%) MGW
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
1 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft