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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 101 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 11 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 0.85% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 10
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £83,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -5.26%
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
338 355 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 23.99% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 258 266 387
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 21 November 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (68.18%) Linux
1 15 (68.18%) LTE
2 12 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 12 (54.55%) Billing
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) MySQL
4 9 (40.91%) SS7
4 9 (40.91%) VoLTE
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Solaris
6 6 (27.27%) 3G
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) 2G
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
9 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) UNIX
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (9.09%) GSM
10 2 (9.09%) WCDMA
10 2 (9.09%) SMTP
10 2 (9.09%) DHCP
10 2 (9.09%) SNMP
10 2 (9.09%) IPv6

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) LTE
2 9 (40.91%) SS7
2 9 (40.91%) VoLTE
3 6 (27.27%) 3G
4 5 (22.73%) 2G
5 3 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (9.09%) IPv6
6 2 (9.09%) SSH
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) AMQP
6 2 (9.09%) RANAP
6 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.09%) GSM
6 2 (9.09%) WCDMA
6 2 (9.09%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) SNMP
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Valgrind
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) TestLink
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
1 12 (54.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Professional Services Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) RF Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) RF Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Handset
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) MKS
3 1 (4.55%) Wind River
3 1 (4.55%) Tektronix
3 1 (4.55%) EMC