The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WCDMA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
UK / England
Rank 836 909 929
Rank change year-on-year +73 +20  
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 1 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.008% 0.12% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.14%  
UK excluding London median salary - £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -1.14%  

WCDMA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12882 16858 18400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.41% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 14068 14771
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 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WCDMA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WCDMA in England

WCDMA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCDMA in England.

Salary trend for WCDMA in England

WCDMA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South East +67 1 - -
WCDMA
UK

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) GPRS
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (37.50%) HSPA
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) WiMAX
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) IPv4
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) GPRS
4 3 (37.50%) HSPA
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) ICMP
5 2 (25.00%) IPv4
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) WiMAX
6 1 (12.50%) 4G
6 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
6 1 (12.50%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) RF Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) RF Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior RF Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior RF Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Presales Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Probability Theory
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Apple