The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 83 53 99
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +46
Permanent jobs citing LTE 19 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.64% 3.89% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 15.35% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 3
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.34%
LTE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LTE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region.

LTE Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

LTE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

LTE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton -12 6 £61,250 +88.46%
LTE
East of England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 30 (96.77%) Telecoms
1 30 (96.77%) Computer Science
2 26 (83.87%) XML
3 25 (80.65%) 2G
3 25 (80.65%) 3G
4 24 (77.42%) XMetaL
5 19 (61.29%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) HNC
7 6 (19.35%) 3GPP
8 5 (16.13%) UMTS
8 5 (16.13%) VoIP
8 5 (16.13%) GSM
8 5 (16.13%) SMS
8 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) SS7
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.13%) Wireless
8 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) 4G
8 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.23%) FrameMaker
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Software Testing

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 24 (77.42%) XMetaL
2 1 (3.23%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) 3G
1 25 (80.65%) 2G
2 6 (19.35%) 3GPP
3 5 (16.13%) UMTS
3 5 (16.13%) VoIP
3 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) SS7
3 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) 4G
3 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (16.13%) GSM
3 5 (16.13%) SMS
General
1 30 (96.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Author
1 25 (80.65%) Technical Author
2 14 (45.16%) Junior
2 14 (45.16%) Junior Technical Author
3 5 (16.13%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (96.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
1 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
2 1 (3.23%) OO
2 1 (3.23%) OOD
2 1 (3.23%) Content Management
2 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001