The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 142 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 2 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.083% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 2.15% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.42%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
3GPP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
730 699 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.47% 29.35% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 389 465 624
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3GPP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

3GPP Salary Trend in Reading

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (88.89%) GPRS
1 16 (88.89%) WCDMA
1 16 (88.89%) Wireless
2 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (77.78%) Sybase
2 14 (77.78%) UNIX
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) GGSN
4 10 (55.56%) Huawei
5 9 (50.00%) SGSN
5 9 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (50.00%) Ericsson
5 9 (50.00%) SS7
6 7 (38.89%) MGW
6 7 (38.89%) GSM
6 7 (38.89%) UMTS
7 6 (33.33%) Marketing
8 5 (27.78%) NGN
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) ISDN
8 5 (27.78%) PSTN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
8 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
8 5 (27.78%) ATM
8 5 (27.78%) CDMA
8 5 (27.78%) Megaco
8 5 (27.78%) ISUP
9 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) XMPP

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (88.89%) GPRS
1 16 (88.89%) WCDMA
1 16 (88.89%) Wireless
2 11 (61.11%) GGSN
3 9 (50.00%) SGSN
3 9 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 9 (50.00%) SS7
4 7 (38.89%) GSM
4 7 (38.89%) UMTS
4 7 (38.89%) MGW
5 5 (27.78%) NGN
5 5 (27.78%) ATM
5 5 (27.78%) CDMA
5 5 (27.78%) ISDN
5 5 (27.78%) PSTN
5 5 (27.78%) Megaco
5 5 (27.78%) ISUP
6 2 (11.11%) SMS
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) CS Core Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) UNIX
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
2 5 (27.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.56%) WFM
3 1 (5.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Iperf
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Sybase
2 10 (55.56%) Huawei
3 9 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 9 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Mitel
5 2 (11.11%) Panasonic
6 1 (5.56%) Empirix