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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 907 973 946
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 7 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.038% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £62,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,862
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 - £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
16432 18378 20925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.77% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13589 15242 16553
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCDMA over the 3 months to 31 August 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 31 August 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 +35 6 £46,250 -33.92%
South West - 4 £47,250 -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £39,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £39,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (95.45%) GSM
2 18 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 18 (81.82%) LTE
3 14 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (54.55%) Nokia
4 12 (54.55%) Huawei
5 11 (50.00%) UMTS
6 10 (45.45%) GPRS
6 10 (45.45%) 4G
6 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
7 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (40.91%) Network Design
7 9 (40.91%) 2G
7 9 (40.91%) Ericsson
8 8 (36.36%) Actix
9 7 (31.82%) HSPA
9 7 (31.82%) 3G
10 6 (27.27%) Nortel
10 6 (27.27%) High Availability
11 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 4 (18.18%) ISDN
12 4 (18.18%) PSTN
12 4 (18.18%) SMS
12 4 (18.18%) ATM
12 4 (18.18%) CDMA
12 4 (18.18%) Sybase
12 4 (18.18%) Unix
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
12 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000

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 21 (95.45%) GSM
2 18 (81.82%) LTE
3 14 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (50.00%) UMTS
5 10 (45.45%) 4G
5 10 (45.45%) GPRS
5 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 9 (40.91%) 2G
7 7 (31.82%) 3G
7 7 (31.82%) HSPA
8 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
9 4 (18.18%) ATM
9 4 (18.18%) CDMA
9 4 (18.18%) ISDN
9 4 (18.18%) PSTN
9 4 (18.18%) SMS
10 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
10 3 (13.64%) VoWiFi
11 2 (9.09%) GGSN
11 2 (9.09%) XCAP
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Designer
1 9 (40.91%) Senior Designer
2 5 (22.73%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.55%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Presales Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Mobile Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
1 4 (18.18%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (40.91%) Network Design
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Presales
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Probability Theory
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) MapBasic
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Huawei
1 12 (54.55%) Nokia
2 9 (40.91%) Ericsson
3 8 (36.36%) Actix
4 6 (27.27%) Nortel
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Sybase
6 2 (9.09%) Anite
6 2 (9.09%) Mapinfo
7 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Samsung