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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 612 609 635
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 6 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.057% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.35% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £87,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.26%
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +15 4 £87,500 -
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (94.44%) Telecoms
1 17 (94.44%) LTE
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 8 (44.44%) 3G
4 7 (38.89%) GSM
4 7 (38.89%) Billing
5 6 (33.33%) Business Development
5 6 (33.33%) 2G
6 5 (27.78%) 4G
6 5 (27.78%) Network Design
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) GPRS
7 4 (22.22%) UMTS
8 3 (16.67%) WCDMA
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) HSPA
8 3 (16.67%) Network Management
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) User Experience
9 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.11%) NAS

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LTE
2 9 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 8 (44.44%) 3G
4 7 (38.89%) GSM
5 6 (33.33%) 2G
6 5 (27.78%) 4G
7 4 (22.22%) UMTS
7 4 (22.22%) GPRS
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) WCDMA
8 3 (16.67%) HSPA
9 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (11.11%) NAS
9 2 (11.11%) RTP
9 2 (11.11%) HSDPA
9 2 (11.11%) HSUPA
10 1 (5.56%) RANAP
10 1 (5.56%) GGSN
10 1 (5.56%) SGSN
10 1 (5.56%) CDMA
General
1 17 (94.44%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Sales Director
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Director
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Handset
1 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Development
2 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) SGI
1 1 (5.56%) BT