The first table below looks at the demand for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 98 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.087% 0.93% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 3.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +21.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 288 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 26.87% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 181 263 188
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3GPP
East of England

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3GPP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Bedfordshire region.

3GPP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3GPP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £57,500 -
3GPP
East of England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP.

1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) GSM
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) SS7
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) UMTS
1 4 (57.14%) GSM
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
1 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) GPRS
2 3 (42.86%) 2G
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) SS7
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Development Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Development Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree