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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 865 885 843
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -42
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 33 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.040% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 28
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 June 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 13 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 June 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 +24 32 £65,000 +18.18% 4
London +30 24 £67,500 -3.57% 2
South East +16 4 £45,000 - 2
East of England -7 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Cambridge +4 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Hertfordshire -3 2 - -
Berkshire -5 2 £45,000 - 2
Reading -7 2 £45,000 - 2
City of London +34 1 £62,500 -28.57%
Stevenage +20 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (71.15%) Wireless
2 34 (65.38%) LTE
3 26 (50.00%) WCDMA
4 24 (46.15%) GSM
5 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
5 23 (44.23%) Handset
6 18 (34.62%) Project Management
7 13 (25.00%) 3G
8 10 (19.23%) C++
9 9 (17.31%) C
10 8 (15.38%) GPRS
10 8 (15.38%) UMTS
11 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
11 7 (13.46%) GGSN
11 7 (13.46%) SGSN
12 6 (11.54%) Degree
12 6 (11.54%) Python
13 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
13 5 (9.62%) Marketing
14 4 (7.69%) MATLAB
14 4 (7.69%) 2G
14 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
14 4 (7.69%) Multimedia
14 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 4 (7.69%) ISUP
14 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
14 4 (7.69%) UNIX
14 4 (7.69%) Linux
14 4 (7.69%) 4G
14 4 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 37 (71.15%) Wireless
2 34 (65.38%) LTE
3 26 (50.00%) WCDMA
4 24 (46.15%) GSM
5 13 (25.00%) 3G
6 8 (15.38%) GPRS
6 8 (15.38%) UMTS
7 7 (13.46%) GGSN
7 7 (13.46%) SGSN
8 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
9 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.69%) 2G
9 4 (7.69%) ISUP
9 4 (7.69%) 4G
9 4 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (5.77%) PSTN
10 3 (5.77%) MGW
10 3 (5.77%) INAP
10 3 (5.77%) Megaco
10 3 (5.77%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Technical Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Account Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Technical Account Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Research Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Technical Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Product Development Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) DOM
1 1 (1.92%) Ajax
1 1 (1.92%) JSON
1 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Handset
2 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) IPTV
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
2 3 (5.77%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Project Management
2 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
3 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.77%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (5.77%) Signal Processing
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
5 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (3.85%) SDLC
6 1 (1.92%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.92%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Network Design
6 1 (1.92%) B2B
6 1 (1.92%) B2C
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) C++
2 9 (17.31%) C
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.85%) TTCN
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Sybase
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Huawei
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Perforce
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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