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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 857 843 826
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 23 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.044% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 43
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%

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
18812 17742 21954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.07% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15287 13922 18246
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 26 January 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
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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 -8 23 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Berkshire +18 19 £43,500 -
South East -14 19 £43,500 - 1
Reading +23 18 £43,500 -
London - 2 £38,750 -
East of England -33 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -37 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (83.33%) Wireless
2 39 (81.25%) 3GPP
3 38 (79.17%) GPRS
4 29 (60.42%) Windows
5 28 (58.33%) Telecoms
6 27 (56.25%) GSM
7 26 (54.17%) UNIX
7 26 (54.17%) Sybase
8 24 (50.00%) UMTS
9 19 (39.58%) Huawei
10 16 (33.33%) Marketing
10 16 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
10 16 (33.33%) GGSN
10 16 (33.33%) SGSN
10 16 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 16 (33.33%) Ericsson
10 16 (33.33%) SS7
11 13 (27.08%) LTE
12 11 (22.92%) MGW
12 11 (22.92%) ISDN
12 11 (22.92%) PSTN
12 11 (22.92%) ATM
12 11 (22.92%) CDMA
13 10 (20.83%) Windows 2000
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.83%) Megaco
13 10 (20.83%) ISUP
13 10 (20.83%) Windows NT
14 9 (18.75%) NGN
15 5 (10.42%) Degree

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (83.33%) Wireless
2 39 (81.25%) 3GPP
3 38 (79.17%) GPRS
4 27 (56.25%) GSM
5 24 (50.00%) UMTS
6 16 (33.33%) SS7
6 16 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
6 16 (33.33%) GGSN
6 16 (33.33%) SGSN
7 13 (27.08%) LTE
8 11 (22.92%) MGW
8 11 (22.92%) ATM
8 11 (22.92%) CDMA
8 11 (22.92%) ISDN
8 11 (22.92%) PSTN
9 10 (20.83%) Megaco
9 10 (20.83%) ISUP
10 9 (18.75%) NGN
11 3 (6.25%) HSPA
11 3 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
General
1 28 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Core Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Support
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.25%) RF Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) RF Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Support
7 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) XSL
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) UNIX
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 2000
3 10 (20.83%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
1 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (4.17%) Time Management
2 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
2 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
2 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
2 2 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.08%) Project Management
3 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.08%) Validation
3 1 (2.08%) TDD
3 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.08%) Test Strategy
3 1 (2.08%) Line Management
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) C++
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HNC
2 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Sybase
2 19 (39.58%) Huawei
3 16 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 16 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Agilent
6 1 (2.08%) Nokia
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Intel
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