The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 238 228 212
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 1 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 1.29% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £25,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1022 929 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 15.93% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 872 709 1032
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3GPP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Salary Trend in the South West

3GPP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +3 1 - -
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA2000
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA2000
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree