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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 832 790 806
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 38 51 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 66
Average salary £55,000 £53,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% +22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18891 18773 19872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.43% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15248 15227 16649
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3GPP
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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 July 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 22 July 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 -12 18 £47,500 -13.63% 1
London -34 11 £70,000 +40.00% 3
South East -11 6 £70,000 +34.61% 4
South West -24 1 £80,000 +72.97% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £80,000 -
3GPP
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3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 68 (64.76%) LTE
3 38 (36.19%) Degree
4 35 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 29 (27.62%) Linux
6 28 (26.67%) Wireless
7 27 (25.71%) GSM
8 26 (24.76%) 3G
8 26 (24.76%) Billing
9 25 (23.81%) 4G
10 24 (22.86%) MySQL
11 23 (21.90%) Oracle
11 23 (21.90%) Java
11 23 (21.90%) GPRS
11 23 (21.90%) UMTS
12 20 (19.05%) WCDMA
12 20 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
12 20 (19.05%) Marketing
13 17 (16.19%) SS7
13 17 (16.19%) GGSN
13 17 (16.19%) SGSN
14 15 (14.29%) Network Architecture
15 14 (13.33%) Oracle Database
15 14 (13.33%) Solaris
15 14 (13.33%) 2G
16 13 (12.38%) Project Management
17 12 (11.43%) Perl
17 12 (11.43%) C++
18 11 (10.48%) Network Design
18 11 (10.48%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 68 (64.76%) LTE
2 35 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 28 (26.67%) Wireless
4 27 (25.71%) GSM
5 26 (24.76%) 3G
6 25 (23.81%) 4G
7 23 (21.90%) GPRS
7 23 (21.90%) UMTS
8 20 (19.05%) WCDMA
8 20 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (16.19%) SS7
9 17 (16.19%) GGSN
9 17 (16.19%) SGSN
10 14 (13.33%) 2G
11 11 (10.48%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (8.57%) Network Security
12 9 (8.57%) DHCP
13 8 (7.62%) IPv6
14 7 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) MySQL
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.95%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) JUnit
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
2 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 77 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 26 (24.76%) Billing
3 20 (19.05%) Marketing
4 6 (5.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.10%) Network Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Architect
4 14 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Core Network Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Sales Director
7 8 (7.62%) Design Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Network Operator
8 6 (5.71%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Designer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Designer
8 6 (5.71%) Development Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Development Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (0.95%) Java EE
2 1 (0.95%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) JMS
2 1 (0.95%) JSP
2 1 (0.95%) Servlets
2 1 (0.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Economics
2 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.71%) Handset
3 6 (5.71%) PKI
4 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.95%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Solaris
3 7 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 13 (12.38%) Project Management
3 11 (10.48%) Network Design
4 10 (9.52%) Business Development
4 10 (9.52%) Network Management
5 8 (7.62%) SWOT Analysis
5 8 (7.62%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.67%) OO
6 7 (6.67%) OOD
7 6 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 5 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Time Management
9 4 (3.81%) Product Management
9 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (2.86%) Software Architecture
10 3 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) Java
2 12 (11.43%) Perl
2 12 (11.43%) C++
3 8 (7.62%) PHP
4 6 (5.71%) C
5 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.86%) SQL
7 2 (1.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.62%) CCNA
3 7 (6.67%) CCNP
4 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) KVM
2 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Cisco
3 6 (5.71%) Huawei
4 4 (3.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (2.86%) MKS
6 2 (1.90%) Wind River
7 1 (0.95%) Agilent
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) SGI
7 1 (0.95%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) BT
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