Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 3GPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3GPP over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1143 1212
Rank change year-on-year +3 +69 +6
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 52 42 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 61
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +20.60%
10th Percentile £39,000 £45,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £93,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +12.68%

3GPP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,788 29,171 34,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 16.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,632 23,716 28,941
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3GPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP.

Salary trend for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3GPP over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Top 6 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 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 52 £50,000 -9.09% 9
UK excluding London +20 47 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +12 18 £95,000 +72.73% 1
South East +11 17 £45,000 - 6
South West +3 12 £50,000 +5.26%
London -9 5 £115,000 +78.99%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 34 (65.38%) C
2 27 (51.92%) Wireless
3 26 (50.00%) C++
4 25 (48.08%) LTE
5 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (44.23%) Python
7 22 (42.31%) Degree
8 19 (36.54%) ZigBee
8 19 (36.54%) Bluetooth
8 19 (36.54%) Linux
9 18 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (34.62%) 802.1X
10 17 (32.69%) 802.11
11 16 (30.77%) Java
11 16 (30.77%) WCDMA
12 15 (28.85%) MATLAB
13 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
13 14 (26.92%) Validation
13 14 (26.92%) Scrum
13 14 (26.92%) JIRA
14 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
15 12 (23.08%) 802.15
15 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (23.08%) MQTT
15 12 (23.08%) 5G
16 10 (19.23%) Electronics
16 10 (19.23%) UMTS
16 10 (19.23%) ClearCase
17 9 (17.31%) UML

3GPP
Co-occurring 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 9 (17.31%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) Wireless
2 25 (48.08%) LTE
3 19 (36.54%) Bluetooth
3 19 (36.54%) ZigBee
4 18 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (32.69%) 802.11
6 16 (30.77%) WCDMA
7 12 (23.08%) 5G
7 12 (23.08%) 802.15
7 12 (23.08%) MQTT
8 10 (19.23%) UMTS
9 6 (11.54%) Internet
9 6 (11.54%) IPv4
10 5 (9.62%) DHCP
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.62%) IPv6
10 5 (9.62%) SNMP
10 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) JIRA
2 10 (19.23%) ClearCase
3 5 (9.62%) ClearQuest
3 5 (9.62%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Development Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Algorithm Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) DSP Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Product Director
8 4 (7.69%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Real Time Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) IoT Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Smart Energy Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) 802.1X
2 5 (9.62%) STL
3 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Smart Energy
2 7 (13.46%) Smart Meter
3 6 (11.54%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.77%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) FreeRTOS
2 9 (17.31%) ThreadX
3 5 (9.62%) Solaris
3 5 (9.62%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Scrum
2 14 (26.92%) Validation
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) Signal Processing
5 9 (17.31%) UML
6 7 (13.46%) Secure Coding
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Complexity Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Feature Driven Development
8 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
8 5 (9.62%) Numerical Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
8 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) C
2 26 (50.00%) C++
3 23 (44.23%) Python
4 16 (30.77%) Java
5 15 (28.85%) MATLAB
6 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 9 (17.31%) Objective-C
8 5 (9.62%) Perl
8 5 (9.62%) Tcl
9 3 (5.77%) R
10 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.85%) SQL
10 2 (3.85%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.62%) Sun
3 4 (7.69%) Actix
3 4 (7.69%) Mapinfo