The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 837 783 662
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -121
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 65 80 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.075% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.38% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 111
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3GPP
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 35 £51,500 +3.00% 2
East of England -15 21 £47,500 -24.00% 1
London -56 7 £82,500 +106.25% 4
South West 0 4 - -
3GPP
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3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 87 (74.36%) Telecoms
2 78 (66.67%) LTE
3 51 (43.59%) Degree
4 41 (35.04%) VoLTE
5 35 (29.91%) GSM
6 34 (29.06%) Wireless
7 32 (27.35%) 4G
8 30 (25.64%) GPRS
9 28 (23.93%) UMTS
10 24 (20.51%) Billing
11 21 (17.95%) 3G
11 21 (17.95%) Linux
12 20 (17.09%) Marketing
13 19 (16.24%) C++
13 19 (16.24%) Java
14 18 (15.38%) WCDMA
15 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
15 17 (14.53%) GGSN
15 17 (14.53%) SGSN
16 16 (13.68%) Oracle
17 15 (12.82%) MySQL
17 15 (12.82%) OO
17 15 (12.82%) Project Management
17 15 (12.82%) Business Development
18 14 (11.97%) Radio Access Network
19 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
20 11 (9.40%) 2G
21 10 (8.55%) Network Architecture
22 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
22 9 (7.69%) HSPA

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (66.67%) LTE
2 41 (35.04%) VoLTE
3 35 (29.91%) GSM
4 34 (29.06%) Wireless
5 32 (27.35%) 4G
6 30 (25.64%) GPRS
7 28 (23.93%) UMTS
8 21 (17.95%) 3G
9 18 (15.38%) WCDMA
10 17 (14.53%) GGSN
10 17 (14.53%) SGSN
11 14 (11.97%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (9.40%) 2G
13 9 (7.69%) HSPA
13 9 (7.69%) DHCP
13 9 (7.69%) VoIP
13 9 (7.69%) CDMA
14 8 (6.84%) IPv6
15 7 (5.98%) SIGTRAN
15 7 (5.98%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) MySQL
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.56%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Redmine
4 1 (0.85%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 87 (74.36%) Telecoms
2 24 (20.51%) Billing
3 20 (17.09%) Marketing
4 8 (6.84%) Electronics
4 8 (6.84%) Finance
4 8 (6.84%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Architect
2 16 (13.68%) Network Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Software Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Sales Director
6 11 (9.40%) Designer
7 9 (7.69%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Developer
9 7 (5.98%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) XML
2 5 (4.27%) WebRTC
3 2 (1.71%) CORBA
3 2 (1.71%) JMS
4 1 (0.85%) Spring
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) OpenID
4 1 (0.85%) OSGi
4 1 (0.85%) JMX
4 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.85%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.85%) Swing
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) JSP
4 1 (0.85%) Servlets
4 1 (0.85%) Struts
4 1 (0.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.13%) PKI
2 6 (5.13%) Economics
3 5 (4.27%) Handset
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.56%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) EMV
6 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) Solaris
4 4 (3.42%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.82%) OO
2 15 (12.82%) Project Management
2 15 (12.82%) Business Development
3 10 (8.55%) Network Architecture
4 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 8 (6.84%) OOD
5 8 (6.84%) Network Management
6 7 (5.98%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.13%) Time Management
7 6 (5.13%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.27%) Product Management
9 4 (3.42%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.42%) Network Design
10 3 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.56%) Mobile Commerce
11 2 (1.71%) Data Management
12 1 (0.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) C++
1 19 (16.24%) Java
2 9 (7.69%) Perl
3 5 (4.27%) C
4 3 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) TTCN
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.85%) Jython
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) SQL
5 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (43.59%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) CCNA
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.13%) Huawei
2 6 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (3.42%) MKS
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) Agilent
5 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Calypso
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