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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 103 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 7 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.93% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 3.86% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £47,500 £82,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.42% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £47,550 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £92,500 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
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
361 363 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.72% 24.10% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 267 302 308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £66,000
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 4 March 2015.

3GPP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) LTE
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) 3G
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (25.00%) Billing
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
7 3 (18.75%) 4G
7 3 (18.75%) Node.js
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) AMQP
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) SMTP
8 2 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (12.50%) IPv6
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LTE
2 8 (50.00%) 3G
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) 2G
5 3 (18.75%) 4G
5 3 (18.75%) AMQP
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) IPv6
6 2 (12.50%) RANAP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) SSH
7 1 (6.25%) VoLTE
7 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (6.25%) MQTT
7 1 (6.25%) RNC
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) HSPA
7 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (6.25%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle