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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 934 970
Permanent jobs citing WCDMA 0 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
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 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 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
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 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (42.86%) HSPA
4 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) ICMP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP

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 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) HSPA
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) ICMP
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) WiMAX
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) CDMA
5 1 (14.29%) GGSN
5 1 (14.29%) SGSN
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) RF Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) RF Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior RF Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior RF Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Schematic Capture
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Apple