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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 622 601 622
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 8 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.045% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.28% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,630 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 24 December 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 December 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 +10 3 £49,500 -
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (75.00%) LTE
3 9 (45.00%) GSM
3 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) UMTS
4 7 (35.00%) 3G
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 6 (30.00%) Business Development
6 5 (25.00%) GPRS
6 5 (25.00%) 2G
6 5 (25.00%) Billing
6 5 (25.00%) HSPA
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) WCDMA
7 4 (20.00%) TCAP
7 4 (20.00%) SCCP
7 4 (20.00%) INAP
7 4 (20.00%) HSDPA
7 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 4 (20.00%) HSUPA
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (15.00%) Process Management
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Handset
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) Use Case
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) LTE
2 9 (45.00%) GSM
3 7 (35.00%) UMTS
3 7 (35.00%) 3G
3 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
4 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) 2G
5 5 (25.00%) GPRS
5 5 (25.00%) HSPA
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
6 4 (20.00%) HSUPA
6 4 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 4 (20.00%) HSDPA
6 4 (20.00%) TCAP
6 4 (20.00%) SCCP
6 4 (20.00%) INAP
7 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (10.00%) 4G
8 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (10.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 18 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Sales Director
2 4 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Product Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Director
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (15.00%) Handset
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Business Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Process Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Use Case
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Intel
2 1 (5.00%) Nokia
2 1 (5.00%) BT