The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 111 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing LTE 20 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.97% 0.33% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 2.40% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 24
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £43,700 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
348 250 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.91% 13.56% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 207 196 249
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
LTE
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Bristol

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 31 (77.50%) 4G
3 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
4 22 (55.00%) GSM
5 21 (52.50%) UMTS
6 14 (35.00%) UTRAN
7 11 (27.50%) 2G
7 11 (27.50%) GPRS
8 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
9 8 (20.00%) Service Management
9 8 (20.00%) B2B
10 7 (17.50%) Broadband
11 6 (15.00%) WCDMA
11 6 (15.00%) Electronics
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 5 (12.50%) WLAN
12 5 (12.50%) SMS
12 5 (12.50%) 3GPP
13 4 (10.00%) DHCP
13 4 (10.00%) ISEB
13 4 (10.00%) DWDM
13 4 (10.00%) MPLS
13 4 (10.00%) OSPF
13 4 (10.00%) RSVP
13 4 (10.00%) Project Management
13 4 (10.00%) IPsec
13 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 4 (10.00%) PKI

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 31 (77.50%) 4G
3 22 (55.00%) GSM
4 21 (52.50%) UMTS
5 14 (35.00%) UTRAN
6 11 (27.50%) 2G
6 11 (27.50%) GPRS
7 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) Broadband
9 6 (15.00%) WCDMA
10 5 (12.50%) WLAN
10 5 (12.50%) SMS
10 5 (12.50%) 3GPP
11 4 (10.00%) DHCP
11 4 (10.00%) DWDM
11 4 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (10.00%) OSPF
11 4 (10.00%) RSVP
11 4 (10.00%) IPsec
11 4 (10.00%) SCTP
General
1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Designer
1 21 (52.50%) Senior Designer
2 9 (22.50%) Solutions Designer
2 9 (22.50%) Systems Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Solaris
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) B2B
1 8 (20.00%) Service Management
2 5 (12.50%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (2.50%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco
1 2 (5.00%) HP
1 2 (5.00%) VMware
1 2 (5.00%) Opsware