The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 860 828 799
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 23 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 42
Average salary £62,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.35% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £87,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
3GPP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18878 19372 21190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.32% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15395 17233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

3GPP
Salary Trend in England

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

3GPP Salary Trend in England

3GPP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

3GPP Salary Histogram in England

3GPP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London +28 8 £67,500 -20.58% 1
South East -11 8 £43,500 -15.53% 3
East of England +4 5 £62,500 +25.00% 2
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 42 (71.19%) Wireless
2 32 (54.24%) Telecoms
3 31 (52.54%) WCDMA
4 26 (44.07%) GPRS
4 26 (44.07%) LTE
5 22 (37.29%) Windows
6 21 (35.59%) GSM
7 19 (32.20%) UNIX
8 18 (30.51%) Sybase
9 16 (27.12%) 3G
10 15 (25.42%) UMTS
10 15 (25.42%) GGSN
11 14 (23.73%) Huawei
12 13 (22.03%) SGSN
13 12 (20.34%) SIGTRAN
13 12 (20.34%) SS7
14 11 (18.64%) Project Management
14 11 (18.64%) Ericsson
14 11 (18.64%) Marketing
14 11 (18.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.25%) C
16 9 (15.25%) C++
17 8 (13.56%) ISUP
17 8 (13.56%) MGW
18 7 (11.86%) Handset
18 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
18 7 (11.86%) Megaco
18 7 (11.86%) CDMA
18 7 (11.86%) Linux

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (71.19%) Wireless
2 31 (52.54%) WCDMA
3 26 (44.07%) GPRS
3 26 (44.07%) LTE
4 21 (35.59%) GSM
5 16 (27.12%) 3G
6 15 (25.42%) UMTS
6 15 (25.42%) GGSN
7 13 (22.03%) SGSN
8 12 (20.34%) SIGTRAN
8 12 (20.34%) SS7
9 8 (13.56%) ISUP
9 8 (13.56%) MGW
10 7 (11.86%) Megaco
10 7 (11.86%) ISDN
10 7 (11.86%) PSTN
10 7 (11.86%) ATM
10 7 (11.86%) CDMA
11 6 (10.17%) NGN
12 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 32 (54.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.64%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) CS Core Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Research Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Product Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Account Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Wireless Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Account Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) XMPP
2 1 (1.69%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) DOM
2 1 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Handset
2 6 (10.17%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.69%) Economics
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) UNIX
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Windows 2000
3 7 (11.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
2 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.78%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (6.78%) Signal Processing
4 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Process Management
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Analytics
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (1.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (1.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.69%) Test Management
6 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C
1 9 (15.25%) C++
2 4 (6.78%) Python
2 4 (6.78%) MATLAB
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) TTCN
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCIE
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) CCDP
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Iperf
2 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Sybase
2 14 (23.73%) Huawei
3 11 (18.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (18.64%) Ericsson
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Panasonic
6 2 (3.39%) Perforce
6 2 (3.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.69%) Intel
7 1 (1.69%) Empirix
7 1 (1.69%) Nokia
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago