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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 863 825 840
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 18 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 44
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,581 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.48%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 8 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 1 August 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
(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 -89 12 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London -29 6 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +1 2 - - 1
South East -21 2 - - 2
Stevenage +1 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Reading -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -20 1 £60,000 +41.17%
East of England -27 1 £60,000 +41.17%

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (77.27%) GSM
2 28 (63.64%) GPRS
3 27 (61.36%) LTE
4 26 (59.09%) UMTS
5 23 (52.27%) Wireless
5 23 (52.27%) Telecoms
6 20 (45.45%) 3GPP
7 14 (31.82%) GGSN
7 14 (31.82%) SGSN
8 12 (27.27%) Marketing
8 12 (27.27%) 4G
9 9 (20.45%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.91%) 3G
11 7 (15.91%) Linux
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
11 7 (15.91%) Demand Management
12 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.64%) Degree
12 6 (13.64%) Huawei
12 6 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
13 5 (11.36%) Python
13 5 (11.36%) C
13 5 (11.36%) C++
13 5 (11.36%) Perl
13 5 (11.36%) Internet

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 34 (77.27%) GSM
2 28 (63.64%) GPRS
3 27 (61.36%) LTE
4 26 (59.09%) UMTS
5 23 (52.27%) Wireless
6 20 (45.45%) 3GPP
7 14 (31.82%) GGSN
7 14 (31.82%) SGSN
8 12 (27.27%) 4G
9 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.91%) 3G
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) HSPA
12 4 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (9.09%) SAN
12 4 (9.09%) DHCP
12 4 (9.09%) HTTP
13 3 (6.82%) VLAN
13 3 (6.82%) OpenVPN
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 23 (52.27%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Marketing
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
6 1 (2.27%) Billing
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Test Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) RF Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior RF Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) WAP
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Internet of Things
1 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.27%) VHDL
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows NT
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) bada
4 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 7 (15.91%) Demand Management
3 6 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) System Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Information Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.27%) Product Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Python
1 5 (11.36%) C
1 5 (11.36%) C++
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) Erlang
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Huawei
3 4 (9.09%) Broadcom
3 4 (9.09%) CA
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) Symbian
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) SGI
5 1 (2.27%) BT
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