The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 610 618 593
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £37,500 £61,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% +53.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
3GPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7178 6656 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.63% 15.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5404 6830
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in London

3GPP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the London region.

3GPP Salary Trend in London

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) INAP
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) TCAP
2 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 4 (36.36%) SCCP
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Business Development
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) 2G
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) 3G
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) HSDPA
5 2 (18.18%) GPRS
5 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) HSUPA
5 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (18.18%) VoLTE
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (18.18%) Billing
5 2 (18.18%) HSPA
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCAP
1 5 (45.45%) INAP
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
2 4 (36.36%) SCCP
2 4 (36.36%) GSM
2 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 3 (27.27%) 3G
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) HSPA
4 2 (18.18%) VoLTE
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) HSUPA
4 2 (18.18%) HSDPA
4 2 (18.18%) GPRS
4 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) RTP
5 1 (9.09%) SS7
5 1 (9.09%) SMPP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Product Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Development Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Product Development Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Sales Director
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Director
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Process Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Intel
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia