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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 842 792 805
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 56 63 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.061% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 51
Average salary £57,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £27,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -
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
19466 18170 21708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15716 14576 18065
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
South East +10 36 £35,000 -28.20% 1
East of England -11 12 £60,000 +4.34% 1
London -12 7 £51,450 +28.62% 3
South West -20 1 - -
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 81 (72.32%) Telecoms
2 63 (56.25%) LTE
3 50 (44.64%) Wireless
4 35 (31.25%) GSM
5 34 (30.36%) GPRS
6 33 (29.46%) WCDMA
6 33 (29.46%) Degree
7 28 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 28 (25.00%) UMTS
8 26 (23.21%) SS7
9 23 (20.54%) Windows
9 23 (20.54%) Marketing
10 22 (19.64%) Network Security
10 22 (19.64%) UNIX
11 20 (17.86%) Linux
11 20 (17.86%) Network Design
12 19 (16.96%) VoLTE
12 19 (16.96%) Sybase
12 19 (16.96%) 3G
12 19 (16.96%) IPv6
13 17 (15.18%) Billing
13 17 (15.18%) Huawei
14 16 (14.29%) Economics
14 16 (14.29%) SWOT Analysis
14 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 16 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
14 16 (14.29%) 4G
14 16 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
15 14 (12.50%) 2G
15 14 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (4.46%) Apache
2 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.25%) LTE
2 50 (44.64%) Wireless
3 35 (31.25%) GSM
4 34 (30.36%) GPRS
5 33 (29.46%) WCDMA
6 28 (25.00%) UMTS
7 26 (23.21%) SS7
8 22 (19.64%) Network Security
9 19 (16.96%) VoLTE
9 19 (16.96%) 3G
9 19 (16.96%) IPv6
10 16 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
10 16 (14.29%) 4G
10 16 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (12.50%) GGSN
11 14 (12.50%) SGSN
11 14 (12.50%) 2G
11 14 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (9.82%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (8.93%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) MySQL
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) TestLink
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
2 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 81 (72.32%) Telecoms
2 23 (20.54%) Marketing
3 17 (15.18%) Billing
4 5 (4.46%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.79%) Finance
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Architect
1 24 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 16 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 16 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 11 (9.82%) Core Network Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Wireless Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) CS Core Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Product Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Sales Director
7 6 (5.36%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) CSS
1 2 (1.79%) Ajax
1 2 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (0.89%) Java EE
2 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Economics
1 16 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Handset
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) UNIX
3 20 (17.86%) Linux
4 8 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 8 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 7 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 20 (17.86%) Network Design
3 16 (14.29%) SWOT Analysis
4 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.82%) Project Management
5 10 (8.93%) Business Development
5 10 (8.93%) Network Management
6 6 (5.36%) Performance Management
6 6 (5.36%) Test Strategy
7 5 (4.46%) Use Case
7 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.57%) Software Architecture
8 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.68%) Signal Processing
9 3 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.79%) Validation
10 2 (1.79%) Migration
10 2 (1.79%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) Java
2 6 (5.36%) C++
3 5 (4.46%) PHP
4 3 (2.68%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) C
5 2 (1.79%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) CCNP
2 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.36%) JNCIE
3 6 (5.36%) CCDP
3 6 (5.36%) CCIE
3 6 (5.36%) CISSP
4 5 (4.46%) CCNA
5 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.68%) KVM
2 1 (0.89%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Sybase
2 17 (15.18%) Huawei
3 12 (10.71%) Oracle
4 11 (9.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (9.82%) Ericsson
4 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) MKS
7 1 (0.89%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) SGI
7 1 (0.89%) BT
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East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
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Salary: £46000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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