The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 250 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 15 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.099% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.49% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 20
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £80,250 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -5.26%
3GPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1559 1442 1844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.72% 20.36% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1094 1467
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3GPP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the East of England region.

3GPP Salary Trend in the East of England

3GPP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the East of England

3GPP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £57,500 +39.39% 1
Bedfordshire -3 3 £65,000 +13.04%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (57.89%) LTE
2 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 20 (52.63%) Telecoms
4 15 (39.47%) SS7
4 15 (39.47%) MySQL
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle
5 14 (36.84%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
7 12 (31.58%) Billing
7 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (31.58%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (23.68%) 3G
9 9 (23.68%) VoLTE
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
10 8 (21.05%) 2G
10 8 (21.05%) Solaris
10 8 (21.05%) 4G
10 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
10 8 (21.05%) Network Design
11 7 (18.42%) PHP
11 7 (18.42%) GSM
12 6 (15.79%) SMS
12 6 (15.79%) VoIP
12 6 (15.79%) WLAN
12 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
12 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco
12 6 (15.79%) CCNP

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) LTE
2 15 (39.47%) SS7
3 14 (36.84%) Wireless
4 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (23.68%) VoLTE
6 9 (23.68%) 3G
7 8 (21.05%) 2G
7 8 (21.05%) 4G
8 7 (18.42%) GSM
9 6 (15.79%) SMS
9 6 (15.79%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) WLAN
9 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (13.16%) Network Security
10 5 (13.16%) UMTS
11 3 (7.89%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) TestLink
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (31.58%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Telecoms Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Telecoms Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Professional Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) Ajax
1 2 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Java EE
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Handset
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Solaris
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Network Design
1 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Network Management
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.26%) Signal Processing
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (7.89%) KVM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) MKS
4 1 (2.63%) Wind River
4 1 (2.63%) Tektronix
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) EMC