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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 252 237 242
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 7 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.39% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 7
Average salary £47,500 £82,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.42% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £92,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
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
1501 1438 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 20.42% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1116 1416
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
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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 -6 7 £47,500 -42.42%
3GPP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (63.16%) LTE
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) C
5 5 (26.32%) 4G
6 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Billing
6 4 (21.05%) 2G
7 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) SS7
7 3 (15.79%) GSM
7 3 (15.79%) AMQP
7 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
7 3 (15.79%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
1 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) LTE
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
3 5 (26.32%) 4G
4 4 (21.05%) 2G
5 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (15.79%) AMQP
5 3 (15.79%) SS7
5 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) GSM
6 2 (10.53%) SMS
6 2 (10.53%) UMTS
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) SMTP
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) SNMP
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) IPv6
6 2 (10.53%) SSH
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) Ajax
1 3 (15.79%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) DOM
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Signal Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle