The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
Rank 857 925 924
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -1
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 5 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 12
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £82,250 £49,950
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South East +65 2 - -
Berkshire +36 2 - -
East of England +25 2 £51,250 +2.50%
South West +20 1 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Hertfordshire +14 1 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 29 (69.05%) Degree
2 23 (54.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (35.71%) Business Development
4 14 (33.33%) LTE
5 13 (30.95%) Wireless
6 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (23.81%) Intel
7 10 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 9 (21.43%) Presales
8 9 (21.43%) Software Optimisation
8 9 (21.43%) MGW
8 9 (21.43%) Open Source
8 9 (21.43%) GGSN
8 9 (21.43%) Billing
8 9 (21.43%) FCAPS
8 9 (21.43%) eTOM
8 9 (21.43%) DNS
8 9 (21.43%) CRM
8 9 (21.43%) DHCP
8 9 (21.43%) Firmware
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
11 5 (11.90%) NX-OS
11 5 (11.90%) Diameter Protocol
11 5 (11.90%) Multicast
11 5 (11.90%) KVM

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) LTE
2 13 (30.95%) Wireless
3 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (21.43%) DHCP
5 9 (21.43%) DNS
5 9 (21.43%) FCAPS
5 9 (21.43%) GGSN
5 9 (21.43%) MGW
6 6 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
7 5 (11.90%) 3G
7 5 (11.90%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (11.90%) FTP
7 5 (11.90%) GSM
7 5 (11.90%) HTTP
7 5 (11.90%) HTTPS
7 5 (11.90%) MPLS
7 5 (11.90%) NX-OS
7 5 (11.90%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (54.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (19.05%) Telecoms Architect
4 7 (16.67%) BSS Architect
4 7 (16.67%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (7.14%) RF Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) RF Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Business Development
2 9 (21.43%) CRM
2 9 (21.43%) eTOM
2 9 (21.43%) Open Source
2 9 (21.43%) Presales
2 9 (21.43%) Software Optimisation
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) BPR
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
4 5 (11.90%) Workflow
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
5 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) OOD
5 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (11.90%) Tcl
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Firmware
2 5 (11.90%) KVM
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Intel
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) EMC