The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
England / South East
Rank 394 442 452
Rank change year-on-year +48 +10  
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.068% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.31% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £57,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.18%  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2918 4256 4523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.72% 22.10% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2367 3594 3455
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

WCDMA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WCDMA in the South East

WCDMA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +23 1 - -
WCDMA
England

WCDMA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple