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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 617 654 607
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -47
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 19 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 7
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.25%
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
6892 7908 7570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.58% 16.43% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 6565 6218
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

3GPP Salary Histogram in London

3GPP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
City of London +20 1 £62,500 -21.87%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (85.71%) Wireless
2 21 (75.00%) Handset
3 19 (67.86%) GSM
3 19 (67.86%) LTE
4 18 (64.29%) WCDMA
4 18 (64.29%) Project Management
5 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
9 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 3 (10.71%) INAP
10 3 (10.71%) TCAP
10 3 (10.71%) Diameter Protocol
11 2 (7.14%) SDLC
11 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (7.14%) SCCP
11 2 (7.14%) GPRS
11 2 (7.14%) UMTS
11 2 (7.14%) C++
11 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
12 1 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
12 1 (3.57%) GGSN
12 1 (3.57%) SGSN
12 1 (3.57%) Use Case
12 1 (3.57%) Test Management
12 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
12 1 (3.57%) HSPA
12 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.57%) JIRA

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Wireless
2 19 (67.86%) LTE
2 19 (67.86%) GSM
3 18 (64.29%) WCDMA
4 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
5 3 (10.71%) TCAP
5 3 (10.71%) INAP
5 3 (10.71%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (7.14%) SCCP
6 2 (7.14%) GPRS
6 2 (7.14%) UMTS
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) ISUP
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) RTP
7 1 (3.57%) SS7
7 1 (3.57%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Technical Manager
2 12 (42.86%) Account Manager
2 12 (42.86%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
4 4 (14.29%) Coordinator
5 3 (10.71%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Product Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Handset
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Use Case
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft