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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
Rank 866 932 936
Rank change year-on-year +66 +4  
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 1 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 7
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 3GPP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +66 1 £55,000 -4.34%
England +61 1 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 22 (70.97%) Degree
2 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (38.71%) LTE
4 9 (29.03%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (25.81%) Business Development
5 8 (25.81%) DHCP
5 8 (25.81%) DNS
6 7 (22.58%) CRM
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) Billing
6 7 (22.58%) eTOM
7 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.13%) GSM
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) Intel
8 5 (16.13%) 3G
9 4 (12.90%) NX-OS
9 4 (12.90%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.90%) Presales
9 4 (12.90%) Software Optimisation
9 4 (12.90%) Intelligent Network
9 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (12.90%) UTRAN
9 4 (12.90%) MPLS
9 4 (12.90%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Tcl
9 4 (12.90%) Firmware

3GPP
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) LTE
2 9 (29.03%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (25.81%) DHCP
3 8 (25.81%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) Wireless
5 5 (16.13%) 3G
5 5 (16.13%) GSM
5 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.90%) 2G
6 4 (12.90%) ATM
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) FCAPS
6 4 (12.90%) FTP
6 4 (12.90%) HTTP
6 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) RTP
6 4 (12.90%) SS7
6 4 (12.90%) UTRAN
6 4 (12.90%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Billing
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms Architect
3 7 (22.58%) BSS Architect
3 7 (22.58%) BSS Solutions Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Core Network Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (9.68%) RF Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) RF Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior RF Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JavaFX
1 1 (3.23%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Development
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) eTOM
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (12.90%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) OOD
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) Presales
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Software Optimisation
3 4 (12.90%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Tcl
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
1 4 (12.90%) KVM
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Intel
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
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