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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 437 481
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44  
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.081% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £30,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.82% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -45.45% -  

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 2759 3710 4473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.86% 20.08% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 3032 3497
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
WCDMA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) API Integration

WCDMA
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft