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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 90 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing LTE 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.10% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 3.11% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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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
168 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.34% 15.83% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 147 203
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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

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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

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (95.00%) Degree
3 15 (75.00%) 2G
3 15 (75.00%) XML
3 15 (75.00%) 3G
4 14 (70.00%) XMetaL
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) 4G
5 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (25.00%) SS7
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) GSM
5 5 (25.00%) SMS
5 5 (25.00%) 3GPP
5 5 (25.00%) UMTS
5 5 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (5.00%) HNC
6 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (70.00%) XMetaL
2 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) 3G
1 15 (75.00%) 2G
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (25.00%) 4G
2 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (25.00%) SS7
2 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) GSM
2 5 (25.00%) SMS
2 5 (25.00%) 3GPP
2 5 (25.00%) UMTS
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Author
1 15 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 14 (70.00%) Junior
2 14 (70.00%) Junior Technical Author
3 5 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001