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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
England / South West
Rank - 246 -
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.018% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.098% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
797 1016 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 18.17% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 633 874 854
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) Anite
1 2 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) XCAP
1 2 (100.00%) Actix
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) XCAP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MapBasic
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Actix
1 2 (100.00%) Anite
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia