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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 859 818 866
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +48
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 56 58 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.054% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 32
Average salary £54,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,250 £49,600
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +5.34%

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
20577 18364 22351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.06% 17.17% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16276 14910 18244
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,410 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 22 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 September 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 -45 56 £54,750 +12.30% 3
South East -16 20 £61,250 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -3 19 £52,500 -1.40% 1
East of England -3 19 £50,000 -9.09%
Reading +7 14 £52,500 - 1
London -20 12 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 10 £47,500 +15.15%
Cambridge +4 9 £47,500 +15.15%
City of London +20 8 £86,250 +72.50% 1
Bedfordshire -12 6 £61,250 -5.76%
Luton - 6 £61,250 -
Hertfordshire -9 3 £50,000 -
South West -25 3 £70,500 +74.07% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £70,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £70,500 -
Swindon - 2 £70,500 -
Bristol -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 76 (72.38%) Telecoms
2 68 (64.76%) LTE
3 41 (39.05%) Degree
4 35 (33.33%) Wireless
5 32 (30.48%) GSM
6 29 (27.62%) VoLTE
7 28 (26.67%) Linux
8 27 (25.71%) UMTS
9 26 (24.76%) Network Architecture
10 24 (22.86%) Billing
11 23 (21.90%) 3G
12 21 (20.00%) SS7
12 21 (20.00%) MySQL
12 21 (20.00%) 4G
13 20 (19.05%) Network Design
13 20 (19.05%) Oracle
14 19 (18.10%) GPRS
14 19 (18.10%) Marketing
15 18 (17.14%) Network Security
15 18 (17.14%) WCDMA
16 17 (16.19%) Java
16 17 (16.19%) Radio Access Network
17 15 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (14.29%) 2G
18 14 (13.33%) Computer Science
19 13 (12.38%) GGSN
19 13 (12.38%) SGSN
20 12 (11.43%) SWOT Analysis
20 12 (11.43%) Business Development
20 12 (11.43%) Economics

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (64.76%) LTE
2 35 (33.33%) Wireless
3 32 (30.48%) GSM
4 29 (27.62%) VoLTE
5 27 (25.71%) UMTS
6 23 (21.90%) 3G
7 21 (20.00%) SS7
7 21 (20.00%) 4G
8 19 (18.10%) GPRS
9 18 (17.14%) WCDMA
9 18 (17.14%) Network Security
10 17 (16.19%) Radio Access Network
11 15 (14.29%) 2G
11 15 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (12.38%) GGSN
12 13 (12.38%) SGSN
13 12 (11.43%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (11.43%) IPv6
14 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
15 7 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
2 1 (0.95%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.95%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) TestLink
2 1 (0.95%) JUnit
2 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 76 (72.38%) Telecoms
2 24 (22.86%) Billing
3 19 (18.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.81%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 23 (21.90%) Network Engineer
3 20 (19.05%) Architect
4 12 (11.43%) Telecoms Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 12 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 12 (11.43%) Network Security Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Sales Director
6 9 (8.57%) Core Network Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Telecoms Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (0.95%) JMS
2 1 (0.95%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) Java EE
2 1 (0.95%) JSP
2 1 (0.95%) Servlets
2 1 (0.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.43%) Economics
3 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.67%) Handset
5 5 (4.76%) User Experience
6 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Solaris
3 11 (10.48%) UNIX
4 6 (5.71%) Windows
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Network Architecture
2 20 (19.05%) Network Design
3 12 (11.43%) Business Development
3 12 (11.43%) SWOT Analysis
4 11 (10.48%) Network Management
5 10 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 7 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.71%) OO
9 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.81%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.81%) Use Case
11 3 (2.86%) OOD
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL
12 2 (1.90%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.90%) Risk Management
12 2 (1.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) Java
2 8 (7.62%) PHP
3 7 (6.67%) C++
4 6 (5.71%) Perl
5 4 (3.81%) C
6 3 (2.86%) SQL
6 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Degree
2 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.48%) CCNP
3 9 (8.57%) CCNA
4 4 (3.81%) CCIE
5 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CWNA
6 2 (1.90%) CEH
6 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.90%) CCIP
6 2 (1.90%) CCDP
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) KVM
2 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Huawei
3 7 (6.67%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.81%) Sybase
6 3 (2.86%) MKS
7 2 (1.90%) Wind River
8 1 (0.95%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) Dell
8 1 (0.95%) EMC
8 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.95%) SGI
8 1 (0.95%) BT
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