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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 868 876 825
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -51
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 24 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.045% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 39
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.25%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 July 2015 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 11 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 July 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 -8 23 £62,250 +10.66% 1
London +37 19 £65,000 -7.14%
East of England -16 2 £45,000 -7.69%
City of London +20 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Stevenage +8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Reading +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge 0 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire -2 1 £45,000 - 1
South East -7 1 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Hertfordshire -22 1 - -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (72.55%) Wireless
2 34 (66.67%) LTE
3 25 (49.02%) WCDMA
4 24 (47.06%) GSM
4 24 (47.06%) Handset
5 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
6 18 (35.29%) Project Management
7 12 (23.53%) 3G
8 10 (19.61%) C++
9 8 (15.69%) C
9 8 (15.69%) UMTS
9 8 (15.69%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
10 7 (13.73%) GPRS
11 6 (11.76%) GGSN
11 6 (11.76%) SGSN
12 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
12 5 (9.80%) Python
13 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
13 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
13 4 (7.84%) 2G
13 4 (7.84%) Multimedia
13 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
13 4 (7.84%) Marketing
13 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
13 4 (7.84%) Diameter Protocol
14 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
14 3 (5.88%) HSPA
14 3 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
14 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (72.55%) Wireless
2 34 (66.67%) LTE
3 25 (49.02%) WCDMA
4 24 (47.06%) GSM
5 12 (23.53%) 3G
6 8 (15.69%) UMTS
7 7 (13.73%) GPRS
8 6 (11.76%) GGSN
8 6 (11.76%) SGSN
9 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
10 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
10 4 (7.84%) 2G
10 4 (7.84%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (5.88%) HSPA
11 3 (5.88%) 4G
11 3 (5.88%) INAP
11 3 (5.88%) TCAP
12 2 (3.92%) ISUP
12 2 (3.92%) SCCP
12 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Multimedia
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 12 (23.53%) Technical Account Manager
2 12 (23.53%) Account Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Research Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Product Development Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Wireless Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) JSON
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Handset
2 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
3 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (3.92%) SDLC
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) B2B
6 1 (1.96%) B2C
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Use Case
6 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) C++
2 8 (15.69%) C
3 5 (9.80%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.92%) TTCN
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Huawei
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
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