Period
to 22 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1199 1205
Rank change year-on-year +47 +6 +66
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 20 10 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.036% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 41
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +12.75% -11.30%
10th Percentile £41,250 £51,225 £44,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -

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 25,343 28,004 33,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.00% 15.88% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,068 22,701 27,398
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Top 5 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 August 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 +66 20 £50,000 -13.04% 6
UK excluding London +37 19 £50,000 +0.50% 6
South East +6 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West - 9 £65,000 - 1
London +26 1 £106,000 +66.27%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (90.00%) C
2 16 (80.00%) Bluetooth
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) ZigBee
4 10 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Python
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) MQTT
6 8 (40.00%) FreeRTOS
6 8 (40.00%) JIRA
6 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
6 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Confluence
6 8 (40.00%) 802.1X
6 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 8 (40.00%) Firmware
6 8 (40.00%) 802.11
6 8 (40.00%) 802.15
6 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (40.00%) UML
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) ThreadX
6 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (40.00%) Validation
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Objective-C
7 7 (35.00%) Smart Energy
7 7 (35.00%) Secure Coding

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 8 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Bluetooth
2 15 (75.00%) ZigBee
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (40.00%) 802.11
4 8 (40.00%) 802.15
4 8 (40.00%) MQTT
4 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.00%) LTE
6 2 (10.00%) 5G
7 1 (5.00%) 2G
7 1 (5.00%) 4G
7 1 (5.00%) GSM
7 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Smart Energy
1 7 (35.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) FreeRTOS
2 8 (40.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) UML
2 8 (40.00%) Validation
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Inspection
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Xilinx