The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 110 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 0.51% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,250 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +10.00%
3GPP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
403 393 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.68% 25.62% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 303 318 344
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3GPP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

3GPP Salary Trend in Cambridge

3GPP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (80.00%) LTE
3 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 13 (65.00%) SS7
4 13 (65.00%) Billing
4 13 (65.00%) VoLTE
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (60.00%) Solaris
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) 2G
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) 3G
7 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (15.00%) Bugzilla
8 3 (15.00%) Handset
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) MKS
8 3 (15.00%) C++
9 2 (10.00%) C
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) PHP
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) RTP
9 2 (10.00%) Validation
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (10.00%) Wind River

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) LTE
2 13 (65.00%) VoLTE
2 13 (65.00%) SS7
3 5 (25.00%) 2G
3 5 (25.00%) 3G
4 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) RTP
6 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.00%) ATM
7 1 (5.00%) GSM
7 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
7 1 (5.00%) RNC
7 1 (5.00%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) TestLink
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Telecoms Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Professional Services Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) RF Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Validation
1 2 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (5.00%) UML
2 1 (5.00%) OO
2 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) MKS
3 2 (10.00%) Wind River
4 1 (5.00%) Tektronix
4 1 (5.00%) EMC