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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 106 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 5 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 0.97% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 4.17% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 1
Average salary £62,500 £87,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +84.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £75,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +57.89%
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
360 336 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.29% 23.38% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 266 257 321
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (64.71%) LTE
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) 3G
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Billing
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) 2G
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
7 3 (17.65%) 4G
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) AMQP
7 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) SS7
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.76%) RANAP
8 2 (11.76%) IPsec
8 2 (11.76%) SSH
8 2 (11.76%) Perforce

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (17.65%) OpenStack
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) LTE
2 7 (41.18%) 3G
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) 2G
5 3 (17.65%) 4G
5 3 (17.65%) AMQP
5 3 (17.65%) VoLTE
5 3 (17.65%) SS7
6 2 (11.76%) RANAP
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 2 (11.76%) SNMP
6 2 (11.76%) IPv6
6 2 (11.76%) GSM
6 2 (11.76%) WCDMA
6 2 (11.76%) SMTP
7 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (5.88%) MQTT
7 1 (5.88%) ATM
7 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
General
1 6 (35.29%) Billing
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RF Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) REST
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Perforce
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Tektronix
2 1 (5.88%) EMC