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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 872 851 832
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 27 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.068% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 42
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
20185 20290 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.09% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15986 16072 17800
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 £26,517 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 10 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 27 April 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 -8 26 £63,750 +23.78% 8
South East -7 10 £43,500 -15.53% 3
London +25 9 £67,500 -20.58% 1
Cambridge +8 5 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £62,500 +13.63% 2
East of England +6 5 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Hampshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -33 4 £43,500 -15.53% 2
Reading -13 3 £43,500 -15.53% 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 45 (71.43%) Wireless
2 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
2 34 (53.97%) WCDMA
3 28 (44.44%) LTE
4 27 (42.86%) GPRS
5 23 (36.51%) GSM
6 22 (34.92%) Windows
7 19 (30.16%) UNIX
8 18 (28.57%) Sybase
9 16 (25.40%) UMTS
9 16 (25.40%) 3G
9 16 (25.40%) GGSN
10 14 (22.22%) SGSN
10 14 (22.22%) Huawei
11 12 (19.05%) SS7
11 12 (19.05%) Project Management
11 12 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
12 11 (17.46%) Marketing
12 11 (17.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 11 (17.46%) Ericsson
13 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.87%) C
13 10 (15.87%) C++
14 9 (14.29%) Handset
15 8 (12.70%) Linux
15 8 (12.70%) ISUP
15 8 (12.70%) MGW
16 7 (11.11%) Megaco
16 7 (11.11%) CDMA
16 7 (11.11%) Windows 2000

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (71.43%) Wireless
2 34 (53.97%) WCDMA
3 28 (44.44%) LTE
4 27 (42.86%) GPRS
5 23 (36.51%) GSM
6 16 (25.40%) UMTS
6 16 (25.40%) 3G
6 16 (25.40%) GGSN
7 14 (22.22%) SGSN
8 12 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
8 12 (19.05%) SS7
9 8 (12.70%) ISUP
9 8 (12.70%) MGW
10 7 (11.11%) Megaco
10 7 (11.11%) ISDN
10 7 (11.11%) PSTN
10 7 (11.11%) ATM
10 7 (11.11%) CDMA
11 6 (9.52%) NGN
12 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 34 (53.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.46%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) CS Core Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Account Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Research Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Account Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Product Development Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Test Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Wireless Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) XMPP
2 1 (1.59%) JSON
2 1 (1.59%) REST
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) SOAP
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) DOM
2 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Handset
2 6 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Economics
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 7 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Project Management
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
3 4 (6.35%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (6.35%) Signal Processing
4 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 3 (4.76%) Process Management
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.17%) Validation
5 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.17%) Network Design
5 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (1.59%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.59%) Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (1.59%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) C
1 10 (15.87%) C++
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) TTCN
6 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.59%) CCIE
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) CCDP
2 1 (1.59%) CISSP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Iperf
2 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Sybase
2 14 (22.22%) Huawei
3 11 (17.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (17.46%) Ericsson
4 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Panasonic
6 2 (3.17%) Perforce
6 2 (3.17%) Mitel
7 1 (1.59%) Intel
7 1 (1.59%) Empirix
7 1 (1.59%) Nokia
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