The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 428 416 428
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 19 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.010% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.047% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 18
Average salary £43,500 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4526 4215 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.84% 20.84% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 3308 4299
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WCDMA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in the South East

WCDMA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +21 19 £43,500 -
WCDMA
England

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 34 (94.44%) GPRS
1 34 (94.44%) 3GPP
2 33 (91.67%) Wireless
3 26 (72.22%) Sybase
3 26 (72.22%) UNIX
3 26 (72.22%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
5 20 (55.56%) GSM
5 20 (55.56%) UMTS
6 19 (52.78%) Huawei
7 16 (44.44%) Marketing
7 16 (44.44%) SIGTRAN
7 16 (44.44%) GGSN
7 16 (44.44%) SGSN
7 16 (44.44%) Ericsson
7 16 (44.44%) SS7
7 16 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 11 (30.56%) ATM
8 11 (30.56%) CDMA
8 11 (30.56%) ISDN
8 11 (30.56%) PSTN
8 11 (30.56%) MGW
9 10 (27.78%) Windows 2000
9 10 (27.78%) Windows NT
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) Megaco
9 10 (27.78%) ISUP
10 9 (25.00%) NGN
11 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
11 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 34 (94.44%) GPRS
1 34 (94.44%) 3GPP
2 33 (91.67%) Wireless
3 20 (55.56%) GSM
3 20 (55.56%) UMTS
4 16 (44.44%) SIGTRAN
4 16 (44.44%) GGSN
4 16 (44.44%) SGSN
4 16 (44.44%) SS7
5 11 (30.56%) ATM
5 11 (30.56%) CDMA
5 11 (30.56%) ISDN
5 11 (30.56%) PSTN
5 11 (30.56%) MGW
6 10 (27.78%) Megaco
6 10 (27.78%) ISUP
7 9 (25.00%) NGN
8 2 (5.56%) LTE
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 16 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) UNIX
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 2000
2 10 (27.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
1 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
1 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Sybase
2 19 (52.78%) Huawei
3 16 (44.44%) Ericsson
3 16 (44.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
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