The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 871 833 786
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -47
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 19 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.064% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 43 54
Average salary £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.76% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19628 19046 21730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 15088 17509
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3GPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK.

3GPP Salary Trend in the UK

3GPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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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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
England -30 18 £47,500 -7.76% 6
South East -20 8 £43,500 -15.53% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £55,000 -20.00%
Cambridge +8 6 £55,000 -20.00%
East of England -1 6 £55,000 -
Berkshire -36 4 £43,500 -15.53% 2
Hampshire - 4 - - 3
Reading -22 3 £43,500 -15.53% 1
London +1 2 £67,500 -18.18% 1

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 49 (62.82%) Wireless
2 44 (56.41%) Telecoms
3 38 (48.72%) GPRS
3 38 (48.72%) WCDMA
4 28 (35.90%) Windows
5 26 (33.33%) LTE
6 25 (32.05%) UNIX
7 24 (30.77%) Sybase
8 23 (29.49%) GSM
9 22 (28.21%) Huawei
10 21 (26.92%) UMTS
11 19 (24.36%) GGSN
12 17 (21.79%) SGSN
12 17 (21.79%) SIGTRAN
12 17 (21.79%) SS7
13 16 (20.51%) Ericsson
13 16 (20.51%) Marketing
13 16 (20.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 15 (19.23%) 3G
15 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.82%) Linux
16 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
16 10 (12.82%) MGW
17 9 (11.54%) NGN
17 9 (11.54%) C++
17 9 (11.54%) IPv6
17 9 (11.54%) ISUP
18 8 (10.26%) Megaco
18 8 (10.26%) CDMA
18 8 (10.26%) Windows 2000

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.85%) Node.js
1 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (62.82%) Wireless
2 38 (48.72%) GPRS
2 38 (48.72%) WCDMA
3 26 (33.33%) LTE
4 23 (29.49%) GSM
5 21 (26.92%) UMTS
6 19 (24.36%) GGSN
7 17 (21.79%) SGSN
7 17 (21.79%) SIGTRAN
7 17 (21.79%) SS7
8 15 (19.23%) 3G
9 10 (12.82%) MGW
10 9 (11.54%) NGN
10 9 (11.54%) IPv6
10 9 (11.54%) ISUP
11 8 (10.26%) Megaco
11 8 (10.26%) CDMA
11 8 (10.26%) ATM
11 8 (10.26%) ISDN
11 8 (10.26%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 44 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.51%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) CS Core Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Network Security Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Product Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Security Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Product Development Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) Ajax
1 3 (3.85%) REST
2 2 (2.56%) XMPP
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Economics
1 5 (6.41%) Smartphone
1 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Open Source
3 2 (2.56%) Handset
3 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 25 (32.05%) UNIX
3 10 (12.82%) Linux
4 8 (10.26%) Windows 2000
4 8 (10.26%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (7.69%) Network Design
2 6 (7.69%) Project Management
2 6 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 5 (6.41%) Signal Processing
3 5 (6.41%) SWOT Analysis
4 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Process Management
5 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Migration
5 3 (3.85%) Business Development
5 3 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Web Development
6 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.56%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (1.28%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) C++
2 7 (8.97%) C
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) Python
5 4 (5.13%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.56%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) TTCN
8 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) CCIE
2 5 (6.41%) CCNP
2 5 (6.41%) CCDP
2 5 (6.41%) CISSP
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.41%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.85%) Iperf
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Sybase
2 22 (28.21%) Huawei
3 16 (20.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (20.51%) Ericsson
4 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Panasonic
6 2 (2.56%) Perforce
6 2 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.28%) Nokia
7 1 (1.28%) Intel
7 1 (1.28%) Empirix
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