The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 889 918 961
Rank change year-on-year +29 +43  
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 1 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.084% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 17
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% -18.51%  
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WCDMA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

WCDMA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WCDMA in the UK

WCDMA
Top 4 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 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
South East +42 1 £30,000 -47.82%
England +32 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -

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 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 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