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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 872 852 846
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 28 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 29
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 14 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 31 August 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
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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 -13 28 £50,000 -9.09% 3
London +12 22 £52,500 -25.00% 2
South East +3 2 £46,750 -23.67% 1
Berkshire -1 2 £46,750 -10.95% 1
Reading -12 2 £46,750 -10.95% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Warrington - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +11 1 £62,500 -24.24%
Hertfordshire -8 1 £50,000 -
East of England -13 1 £50,000 -
Royston - 1 £50,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (70.69%) Wireless
2 35 (60.34%) LTE
3 31 (53.45%) Telecoms
4 29 (50.00%) Handset
5 25 (43.10%) GSM
6 24 (41.38%) WCDMA
7 19 (32.76%) Project Management
8 16 (27.59%) Degree
9 13 (22.41%) C++
10 10 (17.24%) 3G
11 9 (15.52%) UMTS
12 8 (13.79%) C
12 8 (13.79%) Project Planning
13 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
14 6 (10.34%) Python
15 5 (8.62%) Bluetooth
15 5 (8.62%) GPRS
15 5 (8.62%) Linux
15 5 (8.62%) HSPA
16 4 (6.90%) Analytics
16 4 (6.90%) 2G
16 4 (6.90%) GGSN
16 4 (6.90%) SGSN
16 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
16 4 (6.90%) Windows
16 4 (6.90%) C#
16 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
16 4 (6.90%) TCAP
16 4 (6.90%) INAP

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (70.69%) Wireless
2 35 (60.34%) LTE
3 25 (43.10%) GSM
4 24 (41.38%) WCDMA
5 10 (17.24%) 3G
6 9 (15.52%) UMTS
7 5 (8.62%) GPRS
7 5 (8.62%) Bluetooth
7 5 (8.62%) HSPA
8 4 (6.90%) GGSN
8 4 (6.90%) SGSN
8 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.90%) 2G
8 4 (6.90%) TCAP
8 4 (6.90%) INAP
9 3 (5.17%) CDMA
9 3 (5.17%) 4G
9 3 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (3.45%) M3UA
10 2 (3.45%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.45%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 31 (53.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Technical Manager
2 13 (22.41%) Technical Account Manager
2 13 (22.41%) Account Manager
3 8 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 8 (13.79%) Test Coordinator
4 6 (10.34%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Technical Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Research Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Product Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) STL
1 2 (3.45%) POSIX
1 2 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) JSON
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.00%) Handset
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Project Planning
3 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.90%) Analytics
5 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) OOP
6 2 (3.45%) OO
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.45%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (1.72%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.72%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) C++
2 8 (13.79%) C
3 6 (10.34%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.72%) Tcl
7 1 (1.72%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Iperf
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Google
2 2 (3.45%) Dialogic
3 1 (1.72%) Huawei
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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