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 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 118 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 26 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.040% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 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 29 (100.00%) GPRS
1 29 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 28 (96.55%) Wireless
3 22 (75.86%) Sybase
3 22 (75.86%) UNIX
3 22 (75.86%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
5 18 (62.07%) Huawei
6 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
6 15 (51.72%) SS7
6 15 (51.72%) SIGTRAN
6 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 14 (48.28%) GSM
7 14 (48.28%) UMTS
8 13 (44.83%) Marketing
9 12 (41.38%) GGSN
9 12 (41.38%) SGSN
10 8 (27.59%) ATM
10 8 (27.59%) CDMA
10 8 (27.59%) ISDN
10 8 (27.59%) PSTN
10 8 (27.59%) NGN
10 8 (27.59%) MGW
11 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000
11 7 (24.14%) Windows NT
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) Megaco
11 7 (24.14%) ISUP

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (100.00%) GPRS
1 29 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 28 (96.55%) Wireless
3 15 (51.72%) SS7
3 15 (51.72%) SIGTRAN
4 14 (48.28%) UMTS
4 14 (48.28%) GSM
5 12 (41.38%) GGSN
5 12 (41.38%) SGSN
6 8 (27.59%) MGW
6 8 (27.59%) NGN
6 8 (27.59%) ISDN
6 8 (27.59%) PSTN
6 8 (27.59%) ATM
6 8 (27.59%) CDMA
7 7 (24.14%) Megaco
7 7 (24.14%) ISUP
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 13 (44.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) CS Core Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Core Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) UNIX
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000
2 7 (24.14%) Windows NT
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Sybase
2 18 (62.07%) Huawei
3 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft