The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 221 217
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.80% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% -9.52%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WCDMA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WCDMA Salary Trend in the South West