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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 904 972 972
Rank change year-on-year
+68 0
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.017% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Median salary £51,250 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.78% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £70,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 - £52,500

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +62 7 £47,500 -32.14% 2
South West - 4 £47,250 -
East of England - 2 £51,250 - 1
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £39,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £39,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (95.00%) GSM
2 17 (85.00%) LTE
3 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (65.00%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (55.00%) 4G
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (45.00%) Huawei
6 9 (45.00%) 2G
6 9 (45.00%) Network Design
6 9 (45.00%) Nokia
7 8 (40.00%) 3G
7 8 (40.00%) UMTS
7 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (40.00%) Ericsson
7 8 (40.00%) Actix
8 7 (35.00%) HSPA
8 7 (35.00%) GPRS
9 6 (30.00%) Nortel
9 6 (30.00%) High Availability
10 5 (25.00%) 3GPP
11 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (15.00%) Wireless
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.00%) ISDN
11 3 (15.00%) PSTN
11 3 (15.00%) ATM
11 3 (15.00%) CDMA
11 3 (15.00%) Sybase
11 3 (15.00%) Unix

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 19 (95.00%) GSM
2 17 (85.00%) LTE
3 13 (65.00%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (55.00%) 4G
5 9 (45.00%) 2G
6 8 (40.00%) 3G
6 8 (40.00%) UMTS
6 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (35.00%) GPRS
7 7 (35.00%) HSPA
8 5 (25.00%) 3GPP
9 3 (15.00%) ATM
9 3 (15.00%) CDMA
9 3 (15.00%) ISDN
9 3 (15.00%) PSTN
9 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
10 2 (10.00%) SMS
10 2 (10.00%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) eggPlant
General
1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Designer
1 9 (45.00%) Senior Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (15.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (45.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) Probability Theory
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) MapBasic
2 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Huawei
1 9 (45.00%) Nokia
2 8 (40.00%) Actix
2 8 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (30.00%) Nortel
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase
5 2 (10.00%) Anite
5 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia Networks
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