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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 921 941 967
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 12 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.096% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 8
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 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,621
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
16625 18769 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.99% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15403 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +39 9 £56,250 -16.66% 1
South West - 6 £55,000 -
Bristol - 5 £55,000 -
South East +23 3 £57,500 -
Reading +23 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +10 3 £57,500 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (100.00%) GSM
2 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
3 24 (68.57%) GPRS
3 24 (68.57%) UMTS
4 22 (62.86%) Huawei
5 19 (54.29%) LTE
6 18 (51.43%) Radio Access Network
7 16 (45.71%) 3GPP
7 16 (45.71%) ATM
7 16 (45.71%) CDMA
7 16 (45.71%) ISDN
7 16 (45.71%) PSTN
8 15 (42.86%) Sybase
8 15 (42.86%) Unix
8 15 (42.86%) Windows
8 15 (42.86%) Windows 2000
8 15 (42.86%) Windows NT
8 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 14 (40.00%) Nokia
10 13 (37.14%) VoLTE
10 13 (37.14%) VoWiFi
11 12 (34.29%) Presales
11 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
11 12 (34.29%) GGSN
11 12 (34.29%) SGSN
12 11 (31.43%) 2G
12 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (28.57%) 4G
13 10 (28.57%) Network Design
14 9 (25.71%) Degree

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 35 (100.00%) GSM
2 24 (68.57%) GPRS
2 24 (68.57%) UMTS
3 19 (54.29%) LTE
4 18 (51.43%) Radio Access Network
5 16 (45.71%) 3GPP
5 16 (45.71%) ATM
5 16 (45.71%) CDMA
5 16 (45.71%) ISDN
5 16 (45.71%) PSTN
6 13 (37.14%) VoLTE
6 13 (37.14%) VoWiFi
7 12 (34.29%) GGSN
7 12 (34.29%) SGSN
7 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
8 11 (31.43%) 2G
9 10 (28.57%) 4G
10 8 (22.86%) 3G
11 6 (17.14%) HSPA
11 6 (17.14%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) eggPlant
General
1 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Billing
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Core Network Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Designer
3 11 (31.43%) Senior Designer
4 8 (22.86%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) VoLTE Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 4G Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) LTE Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Presales Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Mobile Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Tester
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Unix
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
1 15 (42.86%) Windows 2000
1 15 (42.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Presales
2 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (28.57%) Network Design
4 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
6 6 (17.14%) Demand Management
6 6 (17.14%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Huawei
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Sybase
3 14 (40.00%) Nokia
4 8 (22.86%) Ericsson
5 6 (17.14%) Actix
5 6 (17.14%) Nortel
6 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Samsung
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