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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 246 253
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £42,250 -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £47,000 -
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -
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
906 1100 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.68% 18.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 741 966 928
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

WCDMA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing WCDMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (75.00%) Actix
3 2 (50.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) Anite
3 2 (50.00%) XCAP
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) MapBasic
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) HSPA
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) XCAP
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) MapBasic
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Actix
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Anite
2 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel