The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 48 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.47% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.79% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £61,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,250 £49,600
% change year-on-year
-6.10% +7.35%
3GPP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 111 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.87% 30.92% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 107 109
Average salary £57,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.08% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,331 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

3GPP
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Luton region.

3GPP Salary Trend in Luton

3GPP
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram in Luton

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (87.50%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) GSM
2 6 (75.00%) SMS
2 6 (75.00%) UMTS
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) SS7
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) LTE
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) GPRS

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (87.50%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (75.00%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) GSM
2 6 (75.00%) SMS
2 6 (75.00%) UMTS
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (75.00%) SS7
2 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) 2G
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree