The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 892 901 821
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -80
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 11 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.032% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 29
Average salary £57,500 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% -11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.42% -9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WCDMA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Trend in the UK

WCDMA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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
England +10 11 £57,500 +27.77% 1
London +15 5 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Berkshire -10 3 £43,500 -10.76%
South East -14 3 £43,500 -10.76%
Reading -15 3 £43,500 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (97.06%) Wireless
2 31 (91.18%) 3GPP
3 27 (79.41%) GPRS
4 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
5 21 (61.76%) GSM
6 20 (58.82%) Windows
7 19 (55.88%) Sybase
7 19 (55.88%) UNIX
8 15 (44.12%) UMTS
8 15 (44.12%) Huawei
9 13 (38.24%) GGSN
9 13 (38.24%) SGSN
10 12 (35.29%) Ericsson
10 12 (35.29%) SS7
10 12 (35.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 12 (35.29%) SIGTRAN
11 11 (32.35%) Marketing
12 9 (26.47%) LTE
13 8 (23.53%) MGW
14 7 (20.59%) NGN
14 7 (20.59%) Megaco
14 7 (20.59%) ISUP
14 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.59%) CDMA
14 7 (20.59%) Windows NT
14 7 (20.59%) ATM
14 7 (20.59%) ISDN
14 7 (20.59%) PSTN
14 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000
15 6 (17.65%) Project Management

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (97.06%) Wireless
2 31 (91.18%) 3GPP
3 27 (79.41%) GPRS
4 21 (61.76%) GSM
5 15 (44.12%) UMTS
6 13 (38.24%) GGSN
6 13 (38.24%) SGSN
7 12 (35.29%) SIGTRAN
7 12 (35.29%) SS7
8 9 (26.47%) LTE
9 8 (23.53%) MGW
10 7 (20.59%) CDMA
10 7 (20.59%) Megaco
10 7 (20.59%) ISUP
10 7 (20.59%) NGN
10 7 (20.59%) ATM
10 7 (20.59%) ISDN
10 7 (20.59%) PSTN
11 3 (8.82%) 3G
11 3 (8.82%) 2G
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) CS Core Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Account Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Account Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Handset
2 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000
3 7 (20.59%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.94%) TDD
4 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Line Management
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Sybase
2 15 (44.12%) Huawei
3 12 (35.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (35.29%) Ericsson
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia
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