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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 848 818 780
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -38
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 27 60 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.056% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 53
Average salary £43,500 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.53% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £92,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 11 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 4 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
(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
England -28 27 £43,500 -15.53% 6
South East -32 14 £43,500 -15.53% 5
Berkshire -24 13 £43,500 -15.53% 1
Reading -8 11 £45,000 -12.62%
Cambridge -3 7 £47,500 -42.42%
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £47,500 -42.42%
East of England -14 7 £47,500 -42.42%
London +23 4 £40,000 -
Slough +8 1 £35,000 -
City of London +6 1 £49,500 -40.00%
Hampshire - 1 - - 3

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 54 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 50 (60.98%) Wireless
3 37 (45.12%) GPRS
4 36 (43.90%) WCDMA
5 29 (35.37%) LTE
6 27 (32.93%) Windows
7 25 (30.49%) UNIX
7 25 (30.49%) Huawei
8 23 (28.05%) Sybase
8 23 (28.05%) GSM
9 22 (26.83%) UMTS
10 19 (23.17%) SS7
10 19 (23.17%) GGSN
11 18 (21.95%) Marketing
12 17 (20.73%) SGSN
12 17 (20.73%) SIGTRAN
13 16 (19.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 16 (19.51%) Ericsson
14 12 (14.63%) 3G
14 12 (14.63%) IPv6
15 11 (13.41%) Network Architecture
15 11 (13.41%) Linux
16 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
16 10 (12.20%) Network Security
17 9 (10.98%) MGW
17 9 (10.98%) NGN
17 9 (10.98%) Degree
17 9 (10.98%) SWOT Analysis
17 9 (10.98%) Software-Defined Networking

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (3.66%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.66%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.98%) Wireless
2 37 (45.12%) GPRS
3 36 (43.90%) WCDMA
4 29 (35.37%) LTE
5 23 (28.05%) GSM
6 22 (26.83%) UMTS
7 19 (23.17%) SS7
7 19 (23.17%) GGSN
8 17 (20.73%) SGSN
8 17 (20.73%) SIGTRAN
9 12 (14.63%) 3G
9 12 (14.63%) IPv6
10 10 (12.20%) Network Security
11 9 (10.98%) MGW
11 9 (10.98%) NGN
11 9 (10.98%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (9.76%) ISUP
13 7 (8.54%) ATM
13 7 (8.54%) ISDN
13 7 (8.54%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 54 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 18 (21.95%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
1 12 (14.63%) CS Core Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Network Security Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Security Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Network Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Product Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Core Network Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Product Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) CSS
1 3 (3.66%) Ajax
1 3 (3.66%) REST
2 2 (2.44%) XMPP
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) DOM
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Economics
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.22%) Handset
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) UNIX
3 11 (13.41%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows 2000
4 7 (8.54%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) Network Architecture
2 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.98%) SWOT Analysis
4 7 (8.54%) Business Development
5 6 (7.32%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Project Management
6 4 (4.88%) Signal Processing
6 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.66%) Process Management
7 3 (3.66%) Migration
7 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Web Development
8 2 (2.44%) Time Management
8 2 (2.44%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.44%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) C++
2 6 (7.32%) C
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) Python
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) Scala
5 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.22%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) JNCIE
2 6 (7.32%) CISSP
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.32%) CCIE
2 6 (7.32%) CCNP
2 6 (7.32%) CCDP
3 1 (1.22%) HND
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Huawei
2 23 (28.05%) Sybase
3 16 (19.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (19.51%) Ericsson
4 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.66%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Panasonic
6 2 (2.44%) Perforce
6 2 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Nokia
7 1 (1.22%) Empirix
7 1 (1.22%) Intel
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