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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 132 151 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 18 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
880 817 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 31.31% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 457 573 467
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £70,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (100.00%) GPRS
1 21 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 20 (95.24%) Wireless
3 15 (71.43%) Sybase
3 15 (71.43%) UNIX
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
5 12 (57.14%) GSM
5 12 (57.14%) UMTS
6 11 (52.38%) Huawei
6 11 (52.38%) Marketing
7 9 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
7 9 (42.86%) Ericsson
7 9 (42.86%) SS7
8 8 (38.10%) GGSN
8 8 (38.10%) SGSN
9 7 (33.33%) ATM
9 7 (33.33%) CDMA
9 7 (33.33%) ISDN
9 7 (33.33%) PSTN
10 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
10 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) Megaco
10 6 (28.57%) ISUP
11 5 (23.81%) NGN
11 5 (23.81%) MGW

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (100.00%) GPRS
1 21 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 20 (95.24%) Wireless
3 12 (57.14%) GSM
3 12 (57.14%) UMTS
4 9 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (42.86%) SS7
5 8 (38.10%) GGSN
5 8 (38.10%) SGSN
6 7 (33.33%) ATM
6 7 (33.33%) CDMA
6 7 (33.33%) ISDN
6 7 (33.33%) PSTN
7 6 (28.57%) Megaco
7 6 (28.57%) ISUP
8 5 (23.81%) NGN
8 5 (23.81%) MGW
General
1 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 11 (52.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Core Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) UNIX
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Sybase
2 11 (52.38%) Huawei
3 9 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (42.86%) Ericsson
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft