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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 839 830 814
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 27 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 27
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
17088 19633 17873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.19% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 15644 14529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +22 21 £52,500 -25.00% 2
South East -8 2 £46,750 -23.67% 2
North West - 2 £50,000 -
East of England -14 1 £50,000 -
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 40 (71.43%) Wireless
2 35 (62.50%) LTE
3 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
4 29 (51.79%) Handset
5 25 (44.64%) GSM
6 24 (42.86%) WCDMA
7 19 (33.93%) Project Management
8 16 (28.57%) Degree
9 13 (23.21%) C++
10 10 (17.86%) 3G
11 9 (16.07%) UMTS
12 8 (14.29%) C
12 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
13 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
15 5 (8.93%) HSPA
15 5 (8.93%) GPRS
15 5 (8.93%) Bluetooth
15 5 (8.93%) Python
16 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
16 4 (7.14%) C#
16 4 (7.14%) Windows
16 4 (7.14%) Linux
16 4 (7.14%) 2G
16 4 (7.14%) TCAP
16 4 (7.14%) INAP
16 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
16 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
16 4 (7.14%) Analytics
16 4 (7.14%) GGSN

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (71.43%) Wireless
2 35 (62.50%) LTE
3 25 (44.64%) GSM
4 24 (42.86%) WCDMA
5 10 (17.86%) 3G
6 9 (16.07%) UMTS
7 5 (8.93%) GPRS
7 5 (8.93%) Bluetooth
7 5 (8.93%) HSPA
8 4 (7.14%) INAP
8 4 (7.14%) GGSN
8 4 (7.14%) SGSN
8 4 (7.14%) 2G
8 4 (7.14%) TCAP
9 3 (5.36%) 4G
9 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (5.36%) CDMA
9 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.57%) M3UA
10 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.57%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 30 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Technical Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Technical Account Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Account Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 8 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
4 6 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Research Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Product Development Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) STL
1 2 (3.57%) POSIX
1 2 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Handset
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.57%) OOP
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (1.79%) System Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C++
2 8 (14.29%) C
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) Tcl
7 1 (1.79%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Iperf
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Dialogic
3 1 (1.79%) Huawei
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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