The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 919 937 967
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +30
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 14 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 7
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,661
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
- -8.71%

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
16761 18943 20641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13956 15430 16500
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 10 £55,000 -18.51%
South West - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol - 6 £48,750 -
South East +40 3 £57,500 -
Reading +18 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +13 3 £57,500 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 34 (100.00%) GSM
2 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
3 26 (76.47%) UMTS
3 26 (76.47%) GPRS
4 20 (58.82%) Huawei
5 18 (52.94%) CDMA
6 17 (50.00%) Sybase
6 17 (50.00%) Unix
7 16 (47.06%) ATM
7 16 (47.06%) ISDN
7 16 (47.06%) PSTN
7 16 (47.06%) 3GPP
7 16 (47.06%) LTE
8 15 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
8 15 (44.12%) Windows 2000
8 15 (44.12%) Windows NT
8 15 (44.12%) Windows
9 13 (38.24%) VoLTE
9 13 (38.24%) VoWiFi
10 12 (35.29%) Presales
10 12 (35.29%) Nokia
10 12 (35.29%) GGSN
10 12 (35.29%) SGSN
11 11 (32.35%) Degree
12 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
13 8 (23.53%) Network Design
13 8 (23.53%) 2G
13 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
13 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills 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 34 (100.00%) GSM
2 26 (76.47%) GPRS
2 26 (76.47%) UMTS
3 18 (52.94%) CDMA
4 16 (47.06%) 3GPP
4 16 (47.06%) ATM
4 16 (47.06%) ISDN
4 16 (47.06%) LTE
4 16 (47.06%) PSTN
5 15 (44.12%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (38.24%) VoLTE
6 13 (38.24%) VoWiFi
7 12 (35.29%) GGSN
7 12 (35.29%) SGSN
8 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
9 8 (23.53%) 2G
10 7 (20.59%) 4G
11 6 (17.65%) 3G
11 6 (17.65%) SMS
12 4 (11.76%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) eggPlant
General
1 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Billing
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Designer
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Designer
3 8 (23.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) VoLTE Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Support
8 1 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) RAN Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows 2000
2 15 (44.12%) Windows NT
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Presales
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (23.53%) Network Design
2 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
4 6 (17.65%) Demand Management
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Huawei
2 17 (50.00%) Sybase
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Nokia
5 6 (17.65%) Ericsson
6 4 (11.76%) Actix
6 4 (11.76%) Nortel
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (2.94%) Samsung