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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 828 842 804
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 26 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 33
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+57.57% -25.00%
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
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 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +50 14 £67,500 -22.85% 2
South East -4 7 - -
East of England -3 4 £65,000 +44.44%
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (69.09%) Wireless
2 30 (54.55%) LTE
3 29 (52.73%) WCDMA
4 28 (50.91%) Telecoms
5 21 (38.18%) GSM
6 18 (32.73%) GPRS
7 16 (29.09%) 3G
8 15 (27.27%) Project Management
9 14 (25.45%) Diameter Protocol
10 13 (23.64%) Windows
10 13 (23.64%) Handset
11 12 (21.82%) UNIX
11 12 (21.82%) GGSN
12 11 (20.00%) Sybase
13 10 (18.18%) Huawei
13 10 (18.18%) C
13 10 (18.18%) C++
13 10 (18.18%) UMTS
13 10 (18.18%) SGSN
14 8 (14.55%) SIGTRAN
14 8 (14.55%) SS7
15 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
15 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.73%) Marketing
15 7 (12.73%) Ericsson
15 7 (12.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 6 (10.91%) MGW
16 6 (10.91%) Linux
16 6 (10.91%) Python
16 6 (10.91%) 2G

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) Wireless
2 30 (54.55%) LTE
3 29 (52.73%) WCDMA
4 21 (38.18%) GSM
5 18 (32.73%) GPRS
6 16 (29.09%) 3G
7 14 (25.45%) Diameter Protocol
8 12 (21.82%) GGSN
9 10 (18.18%) UMTS
9 10 (18.18%) SGSN
10 8 (14.55%) SIGTRAN
10 8 (14.55%) SS7
11 6 (10.91%) MGW
11 6 (10.91%) 2G
12 5 (9.09%) TCAP
12 5 (9.09%) ISUP
12 5 (9.09%) INAP
12 5 (9.09%) 4G
13 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
13 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (50.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Technical Account Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Test Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Account Manager
3 6 (10.91%) CS Core Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Research Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Product Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Product Development Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) XMPP
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) DOM
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Handset
2 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows NT
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Project Management
2 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
2 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.45%) Migration
3 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
3 3 (5.45%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (5.45%) Signal Processing
4 2 (3.64%) Validation
4 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Process Management
5 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.82%) WFM
5 1 (1.82%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C
1 10 (18.18%) C++
2 6 (10.91%) Python
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.64%) TTCN
4 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
5 1 (1.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Iperf
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Sybase
2 10 (18.18%) Huawei
3 7 (12.73%) Ericsson
3 7 (12.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Panasonic
6 2 (3.64%) Mitel
6 2 (3.64%) Perforce
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Intel
7 1 (1.82%) Empirix
7 1 (1.82%) Nokia
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago