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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 844 845 801
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 34 48 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.047% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 55
Average salary £45,750 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,380 £92,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +36.84%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 10 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 30 January 2015. 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 -17 34 £45,750 -14.88% 5
Berkshire -2 22 £43,500 -15.53% 2
South East -17 22 £43,500 -15.53% 3
Reading +11 19 £45,000 -12.62% 1
London 0 7 £48,500 +21.25%
Cambridgeshire -11 5 £62,500 -24.24%
Cambridge -14 5 £62,500 -24.24%
East of England -22 5 £62,500 -24.24% 1
City of London +4 2 £49,500 -
Slough 0 2 £35,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 63 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 53 (58.89%) Wireless
3 39 (43.33%) GPRS
4 38 (42.22%) WCDMA
5 36 (40.00%) LTE
6 30 (33.33%) Windows
7 28 (31.11%) GSM
8 26 (28.89%) UMTS
8 26 (28.89%) UNIX
9 25 (27.78%) Sybase
10 23 (25.56%) SS7
10 23 (25.56%) Huawei
11 20 (22.22%) Marketing
11 20 (22.22%) GGSN
12 18 (20.00%) SGSN
13 17 (18.89%) Degree
14 16 (17.78%) SIGTRAN
14 16 (17.78%) Network Architecture
14 16 (17.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 16 (17.78%) Ericsson
15 14 (15.56%) IPv6
15 14 (15.56%) Network Security
16 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
17 12 (13.33%) 3G
17 12 (13.33%) Linux
18 11 (12.22%) Software-Defined Networking
18 11 (12.22%) SWOT Analysis
18 11 (12.22%) MGW
18 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
18 11 (12.22%) Economics

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (3.33%) Node.js
1 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (58.89%) Wireless
2 39 (43.33%) GPRS
3 38 (42.22%) WCDMA
4 36 (40.00%) LTE
5 28 (31.11%) GSM
6 26 (28.89%) UMTS
7 23 (25.56%) SS7
8 20 (22.22%) GGSN
9 18 (20.00%) SGSN
10 16 (17.78%) SIGTRAN
11 14 (15.56%) IPv6
11 14 (15.56%) Network Security
12 12 (13.33%) 3G
13 11 (12.22%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (12.22%) MGW
13 11 (12.22%) ATM
13 11 (12.22%) CDMA
14 10 (11.11%) ISDN
14 10 (11.11%) PSTN
15 9 (10.00%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 63 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (22.22%) Marketing
3 9 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Architect
2 12 (13.33%) CS Core Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Network Security Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Security Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Network Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Product Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Product Development Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) REST
1 3 (3.33%) Ajax
1 3 (3.33%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) XMPP
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) DOM
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Economics
2 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Handset
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) UNIX
3 12 (13.33%) Linux
4 9 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 9 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Network Architecture
2 11 (12.22%) SWOT Analysis
2 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.00%) Project Management
4 8 (8.89%) Business Development
5 6 (6.67%) Network Design
6 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.33%) Signal Processing
7 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.33%) Process Management
7 3 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.22%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Web Development
8 2 (2.22%) Time Management
8 2 (2.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) C++
2 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.56%) C
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 4 (4.44%) SQL
5 3 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) CCIE
2 6 (6.67%) CCNP
2 6 (6.67%) CCDP
2 6 (6.67%) CISSP
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Sybase
2 23 (25.56%) Huawei
3 16 (17.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (17.78%) Ericsson
4 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) Mitel
6 2 (2.22%) Perforce
6 2 (2.22%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.11%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.11%) EMC
7 1 (1.11%) Intel
7 1 (1.11%) Empirix
7 1 (1.11%) Nokia
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