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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 220 221
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
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
972 894 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 16.77% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 690 959
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree