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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 897 919 947
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +28
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 35 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 31
Median salary £56,250 £66,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +47.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £57,500 £28,135
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +62.50%

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
16903 19071 20448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.88% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14011 15260 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 17 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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 35 £56,250 -13.46% 4
London +31 15 £66,250 -1.85% 1
South East +30 10 £57,500 - 2
Berkshire +17 9 £57,500 - 2
East of England +30 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Reading +17 7 £57,500 - 1
Cambridge +7 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £47,000 -
St Ives - 2 £47,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £61,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £61,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £70,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 48 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 31 (49.21%) Degree
3 23 (36.51%) GSM
3 23 (36.51%) UMTS
4 20 (31.75%) GPRS
4 20 (31.75%) VoLTE
5 18 (28.57%) CDMA
6 16 (25.40%) ATM
6 16 (25.40%) Unix
6 16 (25.40%) ISDN
6 16 (25.40%) PSTN
6 16 (25.40%) WCDMA
6 16 (25.40%) Presales
6 16 (25.40%) LTE
7 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.81%) Windows
7 15 (23.81%) Windows 2000
7 15 (23.81%) Sybase
7 15 (23.81%) Windows NT
8 14 (22.22%) Linux
9 13 (20.63%) VoWiFi
10 12 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
10 12 (19.05%) GGSN
10 12 (19.05%) SGSN
10 12 (19.05%) Project Management
11 11 (17.46%) DVB
11 11 (17.46%) Billing
11 11 (17.46%) Requirements Management
11 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.87%) Capacity Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) JBoss
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) GSM
1 23 (36.51%) UMTS
2 20 (31.75%) GPRS
2 20 (31.75%) VoLTE
3 18 (28.57%) CDMA
4 16 (25.40%) ATM
4 16 (25.40%) ISDN
4 16 (25.40%) LTE
4 16 (25.40%) PSTN
4 16 (25.40%) WCDMA
5 13 (20.63%) VoWiFi
6 12 (19.05%) GGSN
6 12 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (19.05%) SGSN
7 11 (17.46%) DVB
8 10 (15.87%) TDMA
9 9 (14.29%) SS7
9 9 (14.29%) VSAT
10 8 (12.70%) 3G
10 8 (12.70%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) CppUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.17%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) Hudson
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 48 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.46%) Billing
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Avionics
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Network Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Network Operations Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) VoLTE Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) SOAP
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.17%) Apache CXF
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.17%) OpenID
3 2 (3.17%) POSIX
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) SAML
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
3 2 (3.17%) Spring Integration
3 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
3 2 (3.17%) STL
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Unix
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows 2000
2 15 (23.81%) Windows NT
3 14 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Solaris
5 3 (4.76%) Debian
5 3 (4.76%) Fedora
5 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Presales
2 12 (19.05%) Project Management
3 11 (17.46%) Requirements Management
4 10 (15.87%) Capacity Management
4 10 (15.87%) High Availability
5 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Network Design
9 4 (6.35%) Defect Management
9 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.35%) Test Planning
9 4 (6.35%) UML
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) C++
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) Tcl
5 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.94%) CCNP
4 4 (6.35%) CCIE
4 4 (6.35%) ISEB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.17%) PhD
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) CHFI
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) KVM
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 15 (23.81%) Sybase
2 9 (14.29%) Huawei
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Google
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (3.17%) Dialogic
6 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.17%) Nokia
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Tieto
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago