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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 917 938 903
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 13 17 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.089% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.10%
UK excluding London average salary - £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.42%

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
17095 19043 18188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14214 15426 14244
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 7 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 13 February 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
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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 +17 13 - - 3
London +27 6 - -
South East -5 5 - - 1
Berkshire -6 5 - - 1
Reading -8 5 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 2
South West - 2 - - 2

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) GSM
2 15 (83.33%) UMTS
2 15 (83.33%) GPRS
3 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
4 11 (61.11%) Sybase
4 11 (61.11%) Unix
4 11 (61.11%) CDMA
5 10 (55.56%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) H.323
6 8 (44.44%) MGCP
6 8 (44.44%) SS7
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) Solaris
6 8 (44.44%) VoIP
6 8 (44.44%) SLA
6 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (44.44%) NGN
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 8 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (38.89%) LTE
8 4 (22.22%) 3GPP
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (16.67%) GGSN
9 3 (16.67%) SGSN
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) ISDN
9 3 (16.67%) PSTN
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
9 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
9 3 (16.67%) ATM

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) GSM
2 15 (83.33%) GPRS
2 15 (83.33%) UMTS
3 11 (61.11%) CDMA
4 8 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (44.44%) H.323
4 8 (44.44%) MGCP
4 8 (44.44%) NGN
4 8 (44.44%) SS7
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) LTE
6 4 (22.22%) 3GPP
7 3 (16.67%) ATM
7 3 (16.67%) GGSN
7 3 (16.67%) ISDN
7 3 (16.67%) PSTN
7 3 (16.67%) SGSN
8 2 (11.11%) 2G
8 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Core Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Environment Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Account Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Sybase
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
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