The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 896 828 816
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 39 60 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.053% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 73
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 12 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -64 33 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Berkshire +3 16 £48,750 -2.50%
South East -28 16 £48,750 -4.87%
Reading +8 11 - -
South West +2 8 £32,500 -38.09%
East of England -13 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 - -
Bristol +3 4 £32,500 -38.09%
Swindon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
London - 1 £45,000 - 2

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 62 (75.61%) LTE
2 57 (69.51%) GSM
3 53 (64.63%) GPRS
4 52 (63.41%) 4G
5 51 (62.20%) Risk Management
6 48 (58.54%) Demand Management
7 47 (57.32%) Risk Analysis
8 44 (53.66%) Telecoms
9 28 (34.15%) System Testing
9 28 (34.15%) Erlang
10 27 (32.93%) Network Architecture
11 25 (30.49%) UMTS
12 19 (23.17%) 3GPP
12 19 (23.17%) Wireless
13 15 (18.29%) GGSN
13 15 (18.29%) SGSN
14 11 (13.41%) Marketing
15 10 (12.20%) Degree
16 8 (9.76%) C
17 7 (8.54%) C++
18 6 (7.32%) Electronics
18 6 (7.32%) Huawei
19 5 (6.10%) Black-Box Testing
19 5 (6.10%) Integration Acceptance Testing
19 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
19 5 (6.10%) Perl
19 5 (6.10%) UNIX
19 5 (6.10%) Linux
19 5 (6.10%) 3G
20 4 (4.88%) SAN

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 62 (75.61%) LTE
2 57 (69.51%) GSM
3 53 (64.63%) GPRS
4 52 (63.41%) 4G
5 25 (30.49%) UMTS
6 19 (23.17%) 3GPP
6 19 (23.17%) Wireless
7 15 (18.29%) GGSN
7 15 (18.29%) SGSN
8 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.10%) 3G
9 4 (4.88%) SAN
9 4 (4.88%) DHCP
9 4 (4.88%) HTTP
9 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.88%) DNS
9 4 (4.88%) Internet
10 3 (3.66%) SMS
11 2 (2.44%) HSPA
12 1 (1.22%) MIMO
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Subversion
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (53.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.41%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Test Engineer
2 51 (62.20%) Senior Test Engineer
3 49 (59.76%) Integration Engineer
3 49 (59.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 48 (58.54%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Network Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Core Network Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) RF Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior RF Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Network Support
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.22%) Applications Engineer
11 1 (1.22%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.22%) Handset
3 1 (1.22%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) UNIX
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) Risk Management
2 48 (58.54%) Demand Management
3 47 (57.32%) Risk Analysis
4 28 (34.15%) System Testing
5 27 (32.93%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.10%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (6.10%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.22%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.22%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (1.22%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.22%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.22%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.22%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.22%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.22%) Change Management
9 1 (1.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Erlang
2 8 (9.76%) C
3 7 (8.54%) C++
4 5 (6.10%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) TTCN
6 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Huawei
2 4 (4.88%) CA
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco
2 4 (4.88%) Broadcom
3 1 (1.22%) BT
3 1 (1.22%) NEC
3 1 (1.22%) NetCracker
3 1 (1.22%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) EMC
3 1 (1.22%) Sybase
London
Hudl
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago