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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
UK
Rank 859 931 938
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 3 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% 0.12% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £52,500 £43,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +2.99%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -1.14%

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 7 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +57 3 £52,500 +4.47%
South East +69 2 - -
Berkshire +37 2 - -
Reading +32 2 - -
East of England - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
3 5 (55.56%) 3G
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (33.33%) HSPA
5 3 (33.33%) GPRS
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) 2G
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) WiMAX
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) ICMP
6 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) IPv4
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA

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 8 (88.89%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) 3G
3 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) 2G
5 3 (33.33%) GPRS
5 3 (33.33%) HSPA
6 2 (22.22%) 4G
6 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) ICMP
6 2 (22.22%) IPv4
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) WiMAX
7 1 (11.11%) CDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior RF Design Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior RF Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3G Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LTE Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Presales Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Probability Theory
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Apple