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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 615 604 631
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 13 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 8
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,181 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £52,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
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
7705 7358 8510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.34% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6391 6132 7219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
City of London 0 8 £82,500 +57.14%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 18 (81.82%) LTE
3 12 (54.55%) VoLTE
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) Billing
6 9 (40.91%) Business Development
7 7 (31.82%) GSM
7 7 (31.82%) 3G
8 5 (22.73%) Network Design
8 5 (22.73%) 2G
8 5 (22.73%) 4G
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
10 3 (13.64%) WCDMA
10 3 (13.64%) GPRS
10 3 (13.64%) Perl
10 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (13.64%) Network Management
11 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (9.09%) NAS
11 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (9.09%) Use Case
11 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (9.09%) HSPA
11 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
11 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) LTE
2 12 (54.55%) VoLTE
3 7 (31.82%) GSM
3 7 (31.82%) 3G
4 5 (22.73%) 2G
4 5 (22.73%) 4G
5 3 (13.64%) GPRS
5 3 (13.64%) WCDMA
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) HSDPA
6 2 (9.09%) HSUPA
6 2 (9.09%) RTP
6 2 (9.09%) SS7
6 2 (9.09%) SCCP
6 2 (9.09%) UMTS
6 2 (9.09%) CDMA
6 2 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (9.09%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) CppUnit
General
1 21 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Sales Director
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) Struts
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Development
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) SGI
1 1 (4.55%) BT
1 1 (4.55%) Google