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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 147 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 1.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £43,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% -9.52%
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 21 (100.00%) Wireless
2 19 (90.48%) Sybase
2 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
4 13 (61.90%) Huawei
5 12 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
5 12 (57.14%) Ericsson
5 12 (57.14%) SS7
6 10 (47.62%) GGSN
6 10 (47.62%) SGSN
7 9 (42.86%) Marketing
7 9 (42.86%) UMTS
7 9 (42.86%) GSM
8 8 (38.10%) MGW
9 7 (33.33%) NGN
9 7 (33.33%) ISDN
9 7 (33.33%) PSTN
9 7 (33.33%) Windows 2000
9 7 (33.33%) Windows NT
9 7 (33.33%) ATM
9 7 (33.33%) CDMA
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Megaco
9 7 (33.33%) ISUP
10 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.76%) Multimedia

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 21 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) SS7
2 12 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (47.62%) GGSN
3 10 (47.62%) SGSN
4 9 (42.86%) UMTS
4 9 (42.86%) GSM
5 8 (38.10%) MGW
6 7 (33.33%) Megaco
6 7 (33.33%) ISUP
6 7 (33.33%) NGN
6 7 (33.33%) ISDN
6 7 (33.33%) PSTN
6 7 (33.33%) ATM
6 7 (33.33%) CDMA
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) CS Core Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) UNIX
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 7 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Sybase
2 13 (61.90%) Huawei
3 12 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (57.14%) Ericsson
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft