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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 601 605 622
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.15% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,060 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £78,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +65.78%
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
7089 6793 8809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.16% 15.89% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5493 7466
Average salary £49,011 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 2 £49,500 -
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 8 (61.54%) LTE
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) GSM
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) UMTS
4 4 (30.77%) TCAP
4 4 (30.77%) SCCP
4 4 (30.77%) INAP
4 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Business Development
5 3 (23.08%) VoLTE
5 3 (23.08%) HSPA
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) 2G
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Billing
5 3 (23.08%) Process Management
5 3 (23.08%) GPRS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) WCDMA
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) HSDPA
6 2 (15.38%) HSUPA
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) QA

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LTE
2 5 (38.46%) GSM
2 5 (38.46%) UMTS
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) TCAP
3 4 (30.77%) SCCP
3 4 (30.77%) INAP
4 3 (23.08%) GPRS
4 3 (23.08%) 2G
4 3 (23.08%) HSPA
4 3 (23.08%) VoLTE
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) HSUPA
5 2 (15.38%) HSDPA
5 2 (15.38%) WCDMA
6 1 (7.69%) GGSN
6 1 (7.69%) SGSN
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Development Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Product Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Product Development Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Sales Director
2 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Director
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Process Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia