The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 108 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing LTE 4 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 6.02% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
255 382 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.20% 21.55% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 305 270
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

LTE Salary Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (74.07%) Telecoms
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 18 (66.67%) SS7
3 18 (66.67%) INAP
3 18 (66.67%) Billing
3 18 (66.67%) VoLTE
4 13 (48.15%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) MySQL
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) C++
7 8 (29.63%) 3G
7 8 (29.63%) Project Management
8 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
8 6 (22.22%) C
9 5 (18.52%) Wireless
10 3 (11.11%) 2G
10 3 (11.11%) Python
10 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
10 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
10 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
10 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
10 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
11 2 (7.41%) 4G
11 2 (7.41%) TTCN
11 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
11 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (66.67%) SS7
1 18 (66.67%) INAP
1 18 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 8 (29.63%) 3G
3 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) 2G
6 2 (7.41%) 4G
6 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) RNC
7 1 (3.70%) RANAP
7 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
General
1 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
2 18 (66.67%) Billing
3 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Programme Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) C
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) TTCN
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle