The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 854 823 805
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 42 46 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.042% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 71
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 16 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 11 July 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
(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 -22 36 £55,000 +2.32% 6
East of England +1 21 £47,500 -13.63%
Cambridgeshire +6 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Cambridge +2 12 £47,500 -5.00%
London -42 8 £70,000 +43.58% 2
Hertfordshire -10 7 £52,500 -
Berkshire -3 6 - - 3
South East -12 6 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £52,500 -
City of London -1 4 £87,500 +66.66% 1
Reading - 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire -20 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Luton - 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 79 (67.52%) Telecoms
2 74 (63.25%) LTE
3 43 (36.75%) Degree
4 37 (31.62%) Wireless
5 34 (29.06%) VoLTE
6 33 (28.21%) 4G
7 30 (25.64%) Linux
8 29 (24.79%) 3G
9 27 (23.08%) UMTS
10 26 (22.22%) Billing
11 24 (20.51%) GSM
11 24 (20.51%) MySQL
12 23 (19.66%) Oracle
13 22 (18.80%) Java
13 22 (18.80%) GPRS
14 21 (17.95%) Marketing
15 19 (16.24%) WCDMA
16 18 (15.38%) GGSN
16 18 (15.38%) SGSN
16 18 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
17 16 (13.68%) Network Architecture
17 16 (13.68%) Project Management
18 15 (12.82%) 2G
18 15 (12.82%) SS7
19 13 (11.11%) C++
19 13 (11.11%) Solaris
19 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
19 13 (11.11%) Network Design
20 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
20 12 (10.26%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (5.13%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 74 (63.25%) LTE
2 37 (31.62%) Wireless
3 34 (29.06%) VoLTE
4 33 (28.21%) 4G
5 29 (24.79%) 3G
6 27 (23.08%) UMTS
7 24 (20.51%) GSM
8 22 (18.80%) GPRS
9 19 (16.24%) WCDMA
10 18 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
10 18 (15.38%) GGSN
10 18 (15.38%) SGSN
11 15 (12.82%) 2G
11 15 (12.82%) SS7
12 12 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (9.40%) MPLS
13 11 (9.40%) OSPF
13 11 (9.40%) DHCP
14 10 (8.55%) SIGTRAN
15 9 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) Maven
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.85%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) JUnit
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 79 (67.52%) Telecoms
2 26 (22.22%) Billing
3 21 (17.95%) Marketing
4 8 (6.84%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Architect
3 13 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Design Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Core Network Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Sales Director
7 8 (6.84%) Designer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Designer
7 8 (6.84%) Network Security Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Security Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Network Operator
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) JMS
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) Java EE
2 1 (0.85%) JSP
2 1 (0.85%) Servlets
2 1 (0.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) Economics
2 8 (6.84%) PKI
3 5 (4.27%) Handset
4 2 (1.71%) VHDL
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Statistics
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Solaris
3 7 (5.98%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) Project Management
1 16 (13.68%) Network Architecture
2 13 (11.11%) Network Design
3 10 (8.55%) OO
4 9 (7.69%) Business Development
4 9 (7.69%) Network Management
4 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 8 (6.84%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.84%) SWOT Analysis
6 7 (5.98%) OOD
7 6 (5.13%) Time Management
8 5 (4.27%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.27%) Product Management
8 5 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (3.42%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.56%) ITIL
10 3 (2.56%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.80%) Java
2 13 (11.11%) C++
3 11 (9.40%) Perl
4 8 (6.84%) PHP
5 6 (5.13%) C
6 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.56%) SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) CCNA
2 11 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.55%) CCNP
4 3 (2.56%) CCIP
4 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) CWNA
4 3 (2.56%) CEH
4 3 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) KVM
2 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle
2 7 (5.98%) Cisco
3 6 (5.13%) Huawei
3 6 (5.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (2.56%) MKS
5 2 (1.71%) Wind River
6 1 (0.85%) Agilent
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.85%) SGI
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