The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 123 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing LTE 2 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 1.11% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 6.94% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £49,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -4.24%
LTE
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
312 288 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.20% 16.03% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 280 184 208
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LTE
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Salary Trend in Bristol

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (53.33%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) 2G
3 4 (26.67%) HSDPA
3 4 (26.67%) MIMO
3 4 (26.67%) GIS
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) GPRS
5 2 (13.33%) GSM
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) CDMA2000
5 2 (13.33%) HSPA
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) IC Design
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) DSL
6 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (6.67%) Perforce

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) 3G
1 8 (53.33%) 2G
1 8 (53.33%) 4G
1 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (26.67%) MIMO
2 4 (26.67%) HSDPA
3 2 (13.33%) HSPA
3 2 (13.33%) CDMA2000
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) GPRS
3 2 (13.33%) GSM
4 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (6.67%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Coordinator
1 7 (46.67%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IC Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) IC Design
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Perforce