The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 866 827 830
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 47 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.051% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 61
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +23.16%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 24 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 28 July 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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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 -34 44 £57,500 +9.52% 10
East of England -8 20 £47,500 -15.55% 1
London -60 12 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Cambridge +6 11 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hertfordshire -4 8 £50,000 -
City of London -9 7 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £50,000 -
South East 0 6 £70,000 +34.61% 5
Berkshire +7 5 - - 4
Reading - 4 - - 2
South West -16 3 £70,500 +52.43% 2
Leeds - 2 £70,500 -
Swindon - 2 £70,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £70,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
Bristol -8 1 - -
Bedfordshire -23 1 £57,500 +2.22%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 86 (67.72%) Telecoms
2 84 (66.14%) LTE
3 48 (37.80%) Degree
4 40 (31.50%) Wireless
5 38 (29.92%) VoLTE
6 35 (27.56%) 4G
7 32 (25.20%) UMTS
8 31 (24.41%) GSM
9 30 (23.62%) 3G
9 30 (23.62%) Linux
10 28 (22.05%) Billing
11 25 (19.69%) MySQL
12 24 (18.90%) Oracle
12 24 (18.90%) Java
12 24 (18.90%) Radio Access Network
13 23 (18.11%) GPRS
14 21 (16.54%) Marketing
15 20 (15.75%) WCDMA
16 19 (14.96%) SS7
16 19 (14.96%) Network Architecture
17 18 (14.17%) GGSN
17 18 (14.17%) SGSN
17 18 (14.17%) Network Design
18 16 (12.60%) Project Management
19 15 (11.81%) 2G
19 15 (11.81%) Solaris
19 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database
20 14 (11.02%) Network Management
20 14 (11.02%) Computer Science
20 14 (11.02%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (5.51%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 84 (66.14%) LTE
2 40 (31.50%) Wireless
3 38 (29.92%) VoLTE
4 35 (27.56%) 4G
5 32 (25.20%) UMTS
6 31 (24.41%) GSM
7 30 (23.62%) 3G
8 24 (18.90%) Radio Access Network
9 23 (18.11%) GPRS
10 20 (15.75%) WCDMA
11 19 (14.96%) SS7
12 18 (14.17%) GGSN
12 18 (14.17%) SGSN
13 15 (11.81%) 2G
14 14 (11.02%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (8.66%) MPLS
15 11 (8.66%) OSPF
15 11 (8.66%) DHCP
16 10 (7.87%) Network Security
17 9 (7.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) MySQL
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.79%) JMeter
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) JUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.79%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (67.72%) Telecoms
2 28 (22.05%) Billing
3 21 (16.54%) Marketing
4 8 (6.30%) Finance
5 4 (3.15%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (20.47%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Network Engineer
3 18 (14.17%) Architect
4 15 (11.81%) Telecoms Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Core Network Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Sales Director
7 10 (7.87%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Designer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Designer
8 8 (6.30%) Network Security Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Network Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Development Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Development Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Development Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) JMS
2 1 (0.79%) JSP
2 1 (0.79%) Servlets
2 1 (0.79%) Struts
2 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.30%) Economics
2 8 (6.30%) PKI
3 7 (5.51%) Handset
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) Statistics
7 1 (0.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Solaris
3 7 (5.51%) UNIX
4 3 (2.36%) Windows
5 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.96%) Network Architecture
2 18 (14.17%) Network Design
3 16 (12.60%) Project Management
4 14 (11.02%) Network Management
5 11 (8.66%) Business Development
6 10 (7.87%) OO
7 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.30%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.30%) SWOT Analysis
9 7 (5.51%) OOD
9 7 (5.51%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.72%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.94%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.94%) Product Management
11 5 (3.94%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.15%) Time Management
12 4 (3.15%) Performance Management
12 4 (3.15%) Use Case
12 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) Java
2 12 (9.45%) Perl
2 12 (9.45%) C++
3 9 (7.09%) PHP
4 6 (4.72%) C
5 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.36%) SQL
7 2 (1.57%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (37.80%) Degree
2 12 (9.45%) CCNA
2 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.66%) CCNP
4 3 (2.36%) CWNA
4 3 (2.36%) CCIE
4 3 (2.36%) CCIP
4 3 (2.36%) CEH
4 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) KVM
2 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Oracle
2 8 (6.30%) Cisco
3 6 (4.72%) Huawei
4 4 (3.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (2.36%) MKS
6 2 (1.57%) Wind River
7 1 (0.79%) BT
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.79%) SGI
7 1 (0.79%) Sybase
7 1 (0.79%) Agilent
7 1 (0.79%) Google
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