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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 853 900 835
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -65
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 20 19 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.094% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 21
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 11 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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 20 £67,500 +50.00% 1
London +66 13 £67,500 +50.00% 1
South East +9 4 - -
East of England +21 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Reading -11 2 - -
Stevenage +17 1 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (100.00%) Wireless
2 30 (90.91%) 3GPP
3 25 (75.76%) GSM
4 19 (57.58%) LTE
5 17 (51.52%) Handset
6 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
6 16 (48.48%) GPRS
7 14 (42.42%) Project Management
8 11 (33.33%) UMTS
8 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (27.27%) Sybase
9 9 (27.27%) UNIX
9 9 (27.27%) GGSN
9 9 (27.27%) SGSN
10 8 (24.24%) Huawei
11 7 (21.21%) Marketing
11 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
12 5 (15.15%) SS7
12 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
12 5 (15.15%) C
12 5 (15.15%) MGW
12 5 (15.15%) SIGTRAN
12 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (15.15%) Diameter Protocol
13 4 (12.12%) NAS
13 4 (12.12%) HSPA
13 4 (12.12%) NGN
13 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
13 4 (12.12%) ISDN
13 4 (12.12%) PSTN

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (100.00%) Wireless
2 30 (90.91%) 3GPP
3 25 (75.76%) GSM
4 19 (57.58%) LTE
5 16 (48.48%) GPRS
6 11 (33.33%) UMTS
7 9 (27.27%) GGSN
7 9 (27.27%) SGSN
8 5 (15.15%) SS7
8 5 (15.15%) MGW
8 5 (15.15%) SIGTRAN
8 5 (15.15%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (12.12%) NAS
9 4 (12.12%) HSPA
9 4 (12.12%) NGN
9 4 (12.12%) ISDN
9 4 (12.12%) PSTN
9 4 (12.12%) ATM
9 4 (12.12%) Bluetooth
9 4 (12.12%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
1 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Technical Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Technical Account Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Account Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) CS Core Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Handset
2 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
3 4 (12.12%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.03%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Business Development
6 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Sybase
2 8 (24.24%) Huawei
3 5 (15.15%) Ericsson
3 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Anite
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Intel
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