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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 831 809 838
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 57 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.044% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 47
Average salary £57,500 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
East of England +5 24 £50,000 -23.07%
London -2 14 £70,000 +55.55% 1
South East -24 13 £61,250 +13.42% 7
South West -21 3 £70,500 +52.43% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (73.27%) Telecoms
2 68 (67.33%) LTE
3 41 (40.59%) Degree
4 33 (32.67%) GSM
5 31 (30.69%) Wireless
6 30 (29.70%) VoLTE
7 29 (28.71%) Linux
8 26 (25.74%) UMTS
9 25 (24.75%) Billing
10 23 (22.77%) SS7
10 23 (22.77%) MySQL
10 23 (22.77%) 4G
11 22 (21.78%) Oracle
11 22 (21.78%) Java
11 22 (21.78%) 3G
12 21 (20.79%) GPRS
12 21 (20.79%) Radio Access Network
13 20 (19.80%) Network Architecture
14 19 (18.81%) WCDMA
15 17 (16.83%) Marketing
16 16 (15.84%) Network Design
16 16 (15.84%) 2G
17 14 (13.86%) Solaris
17 14 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
18 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
18 13 (12.87%) GGSN
18 13 (12.87%) SGSN
19 12 (11.88%) Network Security
19 12 (11.88%) Project Management

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (5.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 68 (67.33%) LTE
2 33 (32.67%) GSM
3 31 (30.69%) Wireless
4 30 (29.70%) VoLTE
5 26 (25.74%) UMTS
6 23 (22.77%) SS7
6 23 (22.77%) 4G
7 22 (21.78%) 3G
8 21 (20.79%) GPRS
8 21 (20.79%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (18.81%) WCDMA
10 16 (15.84%) 2G
11 14 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (12.87%) GGSN
12 13 (12.87%) SGSN
13 12 (11.88%) Network Security
14 8 (7.92%) CDMA
15 7 (6.93%) DHCP
15 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
15 7 (6.93%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) MySQL
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Maven
2 1 (0.99%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.99%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) JUnit
2 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 74 (73.27%) Telecoms
2 25 (24.75%) Billing
3 17 (16.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.96%) Finance
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Support Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Network Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Architect
4 14 (13.86%) Telecoms Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Core Network Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Wireless Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Sales Director
8 7 (6.93%) Network Security Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Network Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Telecoms Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) JMS
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) Java EE
2 1 (0.99%) JSP
2 1 (0.99%) Servlets
2 1 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.93%) Handset
2 7 (6.93%) Economics
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) VHDL
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) Solaris
3 10 (9.90%) UNIX
4 7 (6.93%) Windows
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Network Architecture
2 16 (15.84%) Network Design
3 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 11 (10.89%) Network Management
5 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.91%) Business Development
6 7 (6.93%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (5.94%) OO
7 6 (5.94%) Test Strategy
8 5 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.95%) OOD
8 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.96%) Software Architecture
9 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (3.96%) Use Case
9 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) Java
2 11 (10.89%) C++
3 10 (9.90%) Perl
4 8 (7.92%) PHP
5 5 (4.95%) C
6 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.97%) SQL
8 2 (1.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.93%) CCNP
4 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) KVM
2 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Cisco
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Huawei
4 4 (3.96%) Sybase
5 3 (2.97%) MKS
6 2 (1.98%) Wind River
7 1 (0.99%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.99%) Agilent
7 1 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) SGI
7 1 (0.99%) BT
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