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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 876 959 954
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 7 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.039% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £55,000 £47,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £47,000 -
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -

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
15420 17807 20629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.24% 16.55% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12482 14720 16630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 8 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 4 December 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 +96 7 £55,000 +25.00% 3
East of England +22 4 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £53,750 - 1
London +83 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £52,500 - 1
South East +73 1 - - 2
Berkshire +52 1 - - 2
Reading +44 1 - - 2

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 13 (92.86%) LTE
2 11 (78.57%) GSM
3 7 (50.00%) 3G
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (42.86%) 2G
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) HSPA
5 5 (35.71%) 4G
5 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Actix
6 4 (28.57%) GPRS
6 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
6 4 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) User Experience
7 3 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
7 3 (21.43%) Presales
7 3 (21.43%) Nokia
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) ICMP
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP

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 13 (92.86%) LTE
2 11 (78.57%) GSM
3 7 (50.00%) 3G
4 6 (42.86%) 2G
5 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
5 5 (35.71%) 4G
5 5 (35.71%) HSPA
5 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) GPRS
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) ICMP
7 3 (21.43%) IPv4
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) UMTS
7 3 (21.43%) WiMAX
8 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) RF Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Presales Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) RF Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior RF Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior RF Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Presales Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Probability Theory
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) MapBasic
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Actix
1 4 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) Nokia
3 2 (14.29%) Anite
3 2 (14.29%) Huawei
3 2 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel
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