The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 431 403 407
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 16 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.65% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 32
Average salary £48,750 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £25,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5014 5394 5606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.61% 23.61% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3897 4299 4714
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCDMA
England

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 16 £48,750 -2.50%
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England

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) GSM
2 18 (94.74%) GPRS
2 18 (94.74%) UMTS
3 17 (89.47%) 3GPP
4 16 (84.21%) Wireless
5 15 (78.95%) GGSN
5 15 (78.95%) SGSN
6 11 (57.89%) Marketing
7 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Huawei
9 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (5.26%) LTE
10 1 (5.26%) MGW
10 1 (5.26%) TTCN
10 1 (5.26%) Megaco
10 1 (5.26%) ISUP
10 1 (5.26%) Change Management
10 1 (5.26%) NetCracker
10 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.26%) Migration
10 1 (5.26%) NEC
10 1 (5.26%) ISDN
10 1 (5.26%) PSTN
10 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.26%) ISEB
10 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
10 1 (5.26%) C
10 1 (5.26%) C++

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) GSM
2 18 (94.74%) GPRS
2 18 (94.74%) UMTS
3 17 (89.47%) 3GPP
4 16 (84.21%) Wireless
5 15 (78.95%) GGSN
5 15 (78.95%) SGSN
6 1 (5.26%) LTE
6 1 (5.26%) MGW
6 1 (5.26%) Megaco
6 1 (5.26%) ISUP
6 1 (5.26%) ISDN
6 1 (5.26%) PSTN
6 1 (5.26%) ATM
6 1 (5.26%) CDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (57.89%) Marketing
2 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 11 (57.89%) Core Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UMTS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) TTCN
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Huawei
2 1 (5.26%) NetCracker
2 1 (5.26%) NEC
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase