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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 101 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 6 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.72% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 2.82% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Average salary £55,000 £68,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £50,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £91,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.50%
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
342 426 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.49% 25.40% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 280 358 317
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 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

3GPP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 9 (56.25%) 3G
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) C
6 4 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 4 (25.00%) 4G
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (18.75%) Node.js
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
7 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
7 3 (18.75%) Billing
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) AMQP
7 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) SMTP
8 2 (12.50%) Java

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 9 (56.25%) 3G
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) 2G
4 4 (25.00%) 4G
5 3 (18.75%) AMQP
6 2 (12.50%) SSH
6 2 (12.50%) RANAP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) IPv6
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (6.25%) GPRS
7 1 (6.25%) GSM
7 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
7 1 (6.25%) CDMA2000
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) DOM
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce