The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 221 218 198
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 4 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.037% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.19% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Average salary - £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3GPP
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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 18 April 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
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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
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3GPP
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3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) LTE
2 13 (92.86%) 4G
3 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (42.86%) VoLTE
4 6 (42.86%) Multimedia
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (28.57%) WebRTC
6 4 (28.57%) SCTP
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) PKI
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) DWDM
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) RSVP
6 4 (28.57%) Broadband
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 3 (21.43%) GSM
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 1 (7.14%) CDMA2000
8 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
8 1 (7.14%) GPRS
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) LTE
2 13 (92.86%) 4G
3 6 (42.86%) VoLTE
4 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (28.57%) SCTP
5 4 (28.57%) DWDM
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) RSVP
5 4 (28.57%) Broadband
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) GSM
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) CDMA2000
7 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
7 1 (7.14%) GPRS
7 1 (7.14%) MIMO
7 1 (7.14%) HSPA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Multimedia
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Designer
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree