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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 889 838 836
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 15 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.034% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 46
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,621 £60,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.50% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20227 19758 21013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 18.15% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16236 15909 17355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 5 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 23 July 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 -60 10 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London -30 6 £60,000 - 2
Stevenage -3 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Hertfordshire -19 1 £60,000 +41.17%
East of England -28 1 £60,000 +41.17%

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (76.47%) GSM
2 33 (64.71%) LTE
3 32 (62.75%) GPRS
4 27 (52.94%) UMTS
5 26 (50.98%) Telecoms
6 24 (47.06%) Wireless
7 21 (41.18%) 3GPP
8 18 (35.29%) 4G
9 16 (31.37%) GGSN
9 16 (31.37%) SGSN
10 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
11 13 (25.49%) Demand Management
12 12 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (21.57%) Marketing
14 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (15.69%) 3G
15 7 (13.73%) Cisco
15 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.73%) Linux
15 7 (13.73%) Network Architecture
16 6 (11.76%) Erlang
16 6 (11.76%) System Testing
16 6 (11.76%) Degree
16 6 (11.76%) Huawei
16 6 (11.76%) Windows
16 6 (11.76%) C
16 6 (11.76%) HSPA
17 5 (9.80%) C++
17 5 (9.80%) Perl
17 5 (9.80%) UNIX

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) GSM
2 33 (64.71%) LTE
3 32 (62.75%) GPRS
4 27 (52.94%) UMTS
5 24 (47.06%) Wireless
6 21 (41.18%) 3GPP
7 18 (35.29%) 4G
8 16 (31.37%) GGSN
8 16 (31.37%) SGSN
9 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (15.69%) 3G
10 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.76%) HSPA
12 5 (9.80%) Internet
13 4 (7.84%) 2G
13 4 (7.84%) DNS
13 4 (7.84%) SAN
13 4 (7.84%) DHCP
13 4 (7.84%) HTTP
14 3 (5.88%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Subversion
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
General
1 26 (50.98%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.57%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Test Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Integration Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) Core Network Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Development Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Development Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) RF Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior RF Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Network Support
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) XML
1 1 (1.96%) WAP
1 1 (1.96%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Internet of Things
2 2 (3.92%) VHDL
2 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.96%) Handset
3 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) bada
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
2 13 (25.49%) Demand Management
3 12 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Network Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Information Management
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.96%) Network Design
9 1 (1.96%) TDD
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C
1 6 (11.76%) Erlang
2 5 (9.80%) C++
2 5 (9.80%) Perl
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Cisco
2 6 (11.76%) Huawei
3 4 (7.84%) Broadcom
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) CA
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) SGI
5 1 (1.96%) BT
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) Symbian
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Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Uxbridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago