Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1152 1228
Rank change year-on-year +30 +76 +22
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 55 9 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.005% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.033% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 44
UK median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.17% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £46,925 £44,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +12.90%

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 26,038 27,251 33,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,202 28,201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +56 55 £50,000 -11.11% 5
UK excluding London +39 54 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South West +12 20 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South East +12 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +5 15 - -
London -9 1 £45,000 -21.74%

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 49 (89.09%) C
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (63.64%) C++
4 34 (61.82%) Bluetooth
4 34 (61.82%) Wireless
5 33 (60.00%) ZigBee
6 31 (56.36%) Python
7 26 (47.27%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (47.27%) 802.1X
8 25 (45.45%) 802.11
9 24 (43.64%) Linux
10 22 (40.00%) Java
10 22 (40.00%) Validation
10 22 (40.00%) Scrum
10 22 (40.00%) JIRA
11 20 (36.36%) 802.15
11 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
11 20 (36.36%) Degree
11 20 (36.36%) MQTT
12 19 (34.55%) Embedded C
13 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (32.73%) LTE
14 17 (30.91%) Atlassian
14 17 (30.91%) Confluence
14 17 (30.91%) FreeRTOS
14 17 (30.91%) WCDMA
14 17 (30.91%) UML
14 17 (30.91%) ThreadX
14 17 (30.91%) Objective-C
15 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management

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 17 (30.91%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) Bluetooth
1 34 (61.82%) Wireless
2 33 (60.00%) ZigBee
3 26 (47.27%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (45.45%) 802.11
5 20 (36.36%) 802.15
5 20 (36.36%) MQTT
6 18 (32.73%) LTE
7 17 (30.91%) WCDMA
8 12 (21.82%) 5G
9 6 (10.91%) Internet
10 5 (9.09%) DHCP
10 5 (9.09%) DNS
10 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.09%) IPv4
10 5 (9.09%) IPv6
10 5 (9.09%) RTCP
10 5 (9.09%) RTP
10 5 (9.09%) SNMP
10 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) JIRA
2 10 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 5 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 5 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (18.18%) Electronics
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (38.18%) Software Engineer
3 20 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Development Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Algorithm Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Developer
7 5 (9.09%) DSP Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Real Time Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Smart Energy Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) 802.1X
2 5 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Smart Energy
1 13 (23.64%) Smart Meter
2 10 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (12.73%) Internet of Things
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (5.45%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) FreeRTOS
2 17 (30.91%) ThreadX
3 5 (9.09%) Solaris
3 5 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Scrum
2 22 (40.00%) Validation
3 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.91%) UML
6 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
7 13 (23.64%) Secure Coding
8 9 (16.36%) Signal Processing
9 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.09%) Complexity Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
11 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 5 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) C
2 35 (63.64%) C++
3 31 (56.36%) Python
4 22 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (34.55%) Embedded C
6 17 (30.91%) Objective-C
7 15 (27.27%) MATLAB
8 5 (9.09%) Perl
8 5 (9.09%) Tcl
9 3 (5.45%) R
9 3 (5.45%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.09%) Sun