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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 263 247 242
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 2 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.027% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 1.44% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 12
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.25%
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
1372 1595 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.27% 20.00% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1304 1265
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,575 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 +4 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Hertfordshire -22 1 - -
3GPP
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) 3G
4 5 (62.50%) C
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (37.50%) 2G
5 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
5 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
5 3 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
5 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (25.00%) 4G
6 2 (25.00%) TTCN
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 1 (12.50%) UMTS
7 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (12.50%) Tcl
7 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) 2G
5 2 (25.00%) 4G
6 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) UMTS
6 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) ASN.1
6 1 (12.50%) RNC
6 1 (12.50%) RANAP
6 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (12.50%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) TTCN
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle