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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 902 938 946
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 29 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 34
Median salary £51,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £52,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%

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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 2016 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 12 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 July 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 +52 29 £51,000 -21.53% 2
London +40 18 £51,000 -24.44%
South East +41 9 £51,250 +13.88%
Berkshire +14 7 £57,500 +27.77%
Reading +18 6 £57,500 +27.77%
East of England +32 2 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridge +1 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey - 2 £43,750 -
City of London +67 1 £49,000 -21.60%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (80.60%) Telecoms
2 34 (50.75%) Degree
3 22 (32.84%) GSM
3 22 (32.84%) UMTS
4 20 (29.85%) GPRS
4 20 (29.85%) VoLTE
5 18 (26.87%) Linux
6 16 (23.88%) ATM
6 16 (23.88%) CDMA
6 16 (23.88%) WCDMA
6 16 (23.88%) ISDN
6 16 (23.88%) PSTN
6 16 (23.88%) LTE
7 15 (22.39%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) Windows NT
7 15 (22.39%) Unix
7 15 (22.39%) Windows
7 15 (22.39%) Windows 2000
7 15 (22.39%) Sybase
7 15 (22.39%) Project Management
8 14 (20.90%) DVB
8 14 (20.90%) HTTP
9 13 (19.40%) TDMA
9 13 (19.40%) High Availability
9 13 (19.40%) Presales
9 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (19.40%) VoWiFi
9 13 (19.40%) Requirements Management
10 12 (17.91%) GGSN

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 (2.99%) JBoss
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) GSM
1 22 (32.84%) UMTS
2 20 (29.85%) GPRS
2 20 (29.85%) VoLTE
3 16 (23.88%) ATM
3 16 (23.88%) CDMA
3 16 (23.88%) ISDN
3 16 (23.88%) LTE
3 16 (23.88%) PSTN
3 16 (23.88%) WCDMA
4 15 (22.39%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (20.90%) DVB
5 14 (20.90%) HTTP
6 13 (19.40%) TDMA
6 13 (19.40%) VoWiFi
7 12 (17.91%) GGSN
7 12 (17.91%) SGSN
8 11 (16.42%) DNS
8 11 (16.42%) VSAT
9 10 (14.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.99%) JMeter
2 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.49%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.49%) GCC
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 54 (80.60%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Billing
3 3 (4.48%) Advertising
3 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Avionics
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Network Manager
3 10 (14.93%) Network Operations Manager
4 9 (13.43%) IP Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Telecoms Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) VoLTE Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Support Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Telecoms Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Systems Architect
11 2 (2.99%) Software Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.99%) Apache CXF
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (2.99%) OpenID
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
2 2 (2.99%) SAML
2 2 (2.99%) Spring
2 2 (2.99%) Spring Integration
2 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Unix
2 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows 2000
2 15 (22.39%) Windows NT
3 5 (7.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Project Management
2 13 (19.40%) High Availability
2 13 (19.40%) Presales
2 13 (19.40%) Requirements Management
3 12 (17.91%) Capacity Management
4 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.43%) Change Control
5 9 (13.43%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Business Development
8 4 (5.97%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.97%) Test Planning
8 4 (5.97%) UML
8 4 (5.97%) Validation
9 3 (4.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Tcl
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) C++
4 3 (4.48%) C
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) Degree
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.93%) CCNP
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) PhD
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) KVM
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
1 15 (22.39%) Sybase
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco
3 10 (14.93%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Huawei
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.99%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.99%) Nokia
7 2 (2.99%) Samsung
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) SAP
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