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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 816 799 838
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 56 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.054% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 32
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +10.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,250 £49,600
% change year-on-year
-6.10% +7.35%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 22 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South East -19 18 £61,250 +16.66% 1
London -39 11 £70,000 +55.55%
South West -28 3 £70,500 +48.42% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
3GPP
UK

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (74.47%) Telecoms
2 62 (65.96%) LTE
3 40 (42.55%) Degree
4 31 (32.98%) Wireless
4 31 (32.98%) GSM
5 29 (30.85%) VoLTE
6 28 (29.79%) Linux
7 24 (25.53%) UMTS
8 23 (24.47%) Billing
9 22 (23.40%) SS7
9 22 (23.40%) MySQL
9 22 (23.40%) Network Architecture
10 21 (22.34%) Oracle
11 19 (20.21%) GPRS
11 19 (20.21%) 3G
12 18 (19.15%) WCDMA
12 18 (19.15%) Java
12 18 (19.15%) 4G
12 18 (19.15%) Marketing
13 17 (18.09%) Radio Access Network
14 16 (17.02%) Network Design
14 16 (17.02%) Network Security
15 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
15 14 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (14.89%) 2G
16 13 (13.83%) Solaris
16 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
17 11 (11.70%) GGSN
17 11 (11.70%) SGSN
17 11 (11.70%) Network Management

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.38%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 62 (65.96%) LTE
2 31 (32.98%) GSM
2 31 (32.98%) Wireless
3 29 (30.85%) VoLTE
4 24 (25.53%) UMTS
5 22 (23.40%) SS7
6 19 (20.21%) 3G
6 19 (20.21%) GPRS
7 18 (19.15%) WCDMA
7 18 (19.15%) 4G
8 17 (18.09%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (17.02%) Network Security
10 14 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (14.89%) 2G
11 11 (11.70%) GGSN
11 11 (11.70%) SGSN
12 10 (10.64%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (10.64%) IPv6
13 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
14 7 (7.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Maven
2 1 (1.06%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.06%) Valgrind
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JUnit
2 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 70 (74.47%) Telecoms
2 23 (24.47%) Billing
3 18 (19.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Support Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Network Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) Architect
4 13 (13.83%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Security Architect
5 10 (10.64%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.64%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Network Security Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Core Network Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Sales Director
8 7 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Network Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Consultant
9 6 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Telecoms Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Lead Network Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) JMS
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) Java EE
2 1 (1.06%) JSP
2 1 (1.06%) Servlets
2 1 (1.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Economics
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Handset
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.06%) VHDL
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Solaris
3 10 (10.64%) UNIX
4 6 (6.38%) Windows
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Network Architecture
2 16 (17.02%) Network Design
3 11 (11.70%) Network Management
4 10 (10.64%) Business Development
4 10 (10.64%) SWOT Analysis
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.26%) Use Case
9 4 (4.26%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.26%) OO
9 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.19%) OOD
11 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.13%) Data Management
11 2 (2.13%) Information Management
11 2 (2.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) PHP
3 7 (7.45%) C++
4 6 (6.38%) Perl
5 4 (4.26%) C
6 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) CCNP
2 7 (7.45%) CCNA
2 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) KVM
2 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Cisco
2 7 (7.45%) Huawei
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.19%) MKS
6 2 (2.13%) Wind River
7 1 (1.06%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) EMC
7 1 (1.06%) SGI
7 1 (1.06%) BT
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