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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 837 832 841
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 67 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.043% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 42
Average salary £57,250 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.12% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,200 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £56,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.25%

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
20327 18645 22362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.23% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16107 15066 18227
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 21 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 21 October 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
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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 +5 67 £57,250 +43.12% 6
Berkshire +26 31 £52,500 -2.32% 1
South East +12 31 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Reading +14 24 £52,500 - 1
East of England -1 24 £53,250 +3.90% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Cambridge +4 13 £52,500 +27.27% 1
London -28 8 £87,500 +118.75% 2
City of London +5 6 £87,500 -
Bedfordshire -6 6 £61,250 +6.52%
Luton - 6 £61,250 -
Hertfordshire -11 3 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South West -23 3 £61,000 +144.00%
Bristol -2 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £61,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £61,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £61,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (69.16%) Telecoms
2 68 (63.55%) LTE
3 39 (36.45%) Degree
3 39 (36.45%) Wireless
4 29 (27.10%) GSM
5 28 (26.17%) Network Architecture
6 26 (24.30%) Linux
7 25 (23.36%) VoLTE
8 23 (21.50%) UMTS
8 23 (21.50%) Billing
9 22 (20.56%) GPRS
9 22 (20.56%) SS7
10 21 (19.63%) WCDMA
10 21 (19.63%) Network Design
10 21 (19.63%) Network Security
11 20 (18.69%) Marketing
12 19 (17.76%) 3G
13 18 (16.82%) IPv6
13 18 (16.82%) MySQL
13 18 (16.82%) Radio Access Network
14 17 (15.89%) 4G
14 17 (15.89%) Oracle
15 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
16 15 (14.02%) Economics
16 15 (14.02%) SWOT Analysis
16 15 (14.02%) Software-Defined Networking
16 15 (14.02%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (13.08%) 2G
17 14 (13.08%) Java
17 14 (13.08%) UNIX

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.61%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.87%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (63.55%) LTE
2 39 (36.45%) Wireless
3 29 (27.10%) GSM
4 25 (23.36%) VoLTE
5 23 (21.50%) UMTS
6 22 (20.56%) GPRS
6 22 (20.56%) SS7
7 21 (19.63%) WCDMA
7 21 (19.63%) Network Security
8 19 (17.76%) 3G
9 18 (16.82%) IPv6
9 18 (16.82%) Radio Access Network
10 17 (15.89%) 4G
11 15 (14.02%) Software-Defined Networking
11 15 (14.02%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (13.08%) 2G
13 10 (9.35%) GGSN
13 10 (9.35%) SGSN
14 7 (6.54%) HSPA
14 7 (6.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.93%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) TestLink
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.93%) JUnit
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 74 (69.16%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.50%) Billing
3 20 (18.69%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.56%) Architect
3 19 (17.76%) Support Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Network Security Architect
4 15 (14.02%) Security Architect
4 15 (14.02%) Network Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Core Network Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Sales Director
7 7 (6.54%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Telecoms Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Lead Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) CSS
1 2 (1.87%) REST
1 2 (1.87%) Ajax
2 1 (0.93%) Java EE
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.02%) Economics
3 6 (5.61%) Handset
3 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.87%) Open Source
6 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) UNIX
3 11 (10.28%) Windows
4 10 (9.35%) Solaris
5 5 (4.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (4.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Network Architecture
2 21 (19.63%) Network Design
3 15 (14.02%) SWOT Analysis
4 11 (10.28%) Network Management
4 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.28%) Business Development
5 10 (9.35%) Project Management
6 7 (6.54%) Test Strategy
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.74%) Software Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (3.74%) Use Case
10 2 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.87%) Validation
10 2 (1.87%) OO
10 2 (1.87%) Signal Processing
10 2 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) Java
2 8 (7.48%) PHP
3 6 (5.61%) C++
4 4 (3.74%) SQL
5 3 (2.80%) C
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) Perl
6 2 (1.87%) Python
6 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) CCNP
2 12 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.54%) CCNA
4 5 (4.67%) JNCIE
4 5 (4.67%) CCDP
4 5 (4.67%) CCIE
4 5 (4.67%) CISSP
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) ISEB
6 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) KVM
2 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) Huawei
3 9 (8.41%) Sybase
4 7 (6.54%) Cisco
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.74%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.87%) MKS
7 2 (1.87%) Wind River
8 1 (0.93%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) SGI
8 1 (0.93%) BT
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
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