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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 905 947 984
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +37
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 16 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.095% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 3
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,250 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
16801 19285 20844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 17.84% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13931 15489 16664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

WCDMA Salary Histogram in the UK

WCDMA
Top 6 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 May 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 +40 12 £55,000 -18.51%
South West - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol - 6 £48,750 -
South East +35 5 £57,500 -
Berkshire +22 5 £57,500 -
Reading +17 5 £57,500 -

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 39 (100.00%) GSM
2 36 (92.31%) Telecoms
3 31 (79.49%) UMTS
3 31 (79.49%) GPRS
4 23 (58.97%) CDMA
5 22 (56.41%) Sybase
5 22 (56.41%) Unix
6 20 (51.28%) Huawei
7 16 (41.03%) 3GPP
7 16 (41.03%) ATM
7 16 (41.03%) ISDN
7 16 (41.03%) PSTN
7 16 (41.03%) Degree
7 16 (41.03%) LTE
8 15 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (38.46%) Windows 2000
8 15 (38.46%) Windows NT
8 15 (38.46%) Windows
8 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 13 (33.33%) VoLTE
9 13 (33.33%) VoWiFi
10 12 (30.77%) Presales
10 12 (30.77%) Nokia
10 12 (30.77%) GGSN
10 12 (30.77%) SGSN
11 10 (25.64%) Wireshark
12 8 (20.51%) Network Design
12 8 (20.51%) 2G
12 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
12 8 (20.51%) SS7

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 39 (100.00%) GSM
2 31 (79.49%) GPRS
2 31 (79.49%) UMTS
3 23 (58.97%) CDMA
4 16 (41.03%) 3GPP
4 16 (41.03%) ATM
4 16 (41.03%) ISDN
4 16 (41.03%) LTE
4 16 (41.03%) PSTN
5 15 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (33.33%) VoLTE
6 13 (33.33%) VoWiFi
7 12 (30.77%) GGSN
7 12 (30.77%) SGSN
8 10 (25.64%) Wireshark
9 8 (20.51%) 2G
9 8 (20.51%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (20.51%) SS7
10 7 (17.95%) 4G
10 7 (17.95%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) eggPlant
General
1 36 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Billing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Network Engineer
2 16 (41.03%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Support
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) VoLTE Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Unix
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 2000
2 15 (38.46%) Windows NT
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Presales
2 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) Network Design
2 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) ETL
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Sybase
2 20 (51.28%) Huawei
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Nokia
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) Ericsson
7 4 (10.26%) Actix
7 4 (10.26%) Nortel
8 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia Networks