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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 104 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 10 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.48% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 2.06% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 10
Average salary £60,000 £92,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +85.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
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
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 19 December 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 14 (70.00%) LTE
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Billing
4 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
5 7 (35.00%) 3G
5 7 (35.00%) SS7
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) 2G
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
10 2 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) Node.js
10 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
10 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.00%) Open Source
10 2 (10.00%) IPv6

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LTE
2 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
2 7 (35.00%) 3G
2 7 (35.00%) SS7
3 5 (25.00%) 2G
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) IPv6
5 2 (10.00%) AMQP
5 2 (10.00%) 4G
5 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) RANAP
5 2 (10.00%) GSM
5 2 (10.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) ATM
6 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (50.00%) Billing
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Professional Services Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) RF Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) MKS
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) Tektronix