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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 103
Permanent jobs citing LTE 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.96% +14.44%
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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
151 172 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.00% 17.92% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 133 155 241
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,500 £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 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) 3G
2 9 (64.29%) 2G
2 9 (64.29%) XMetaL
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) GSM
3 5 (35.71%) SMS
3 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
3 5 (35.71%) UMTS
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
3 5 (35.71%) SS7
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) 4G
3 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) 3G
1 9 (64.29%) 2G
2 5 (35.71%) GSM
2 5 (35.71%) SMS
2 5 (35.71%) 3GPP
2 5 (35.71%) UMTS
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) SS7
2 5 (35.71%) 4G
2 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
General
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Junior Technical Author
1 9 (64.29%) Author
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Author
1 9 (64.29%) Junior
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Operations Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree