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 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 107 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing LTE 11 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.08% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 4.65% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 11
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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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
385 344 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.74% 23.31% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 285 244 380
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 25 (64.10%) 3G
1 25 (64.10%) Telecoms
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 22 (56.41%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) GSM
4 16 (41.03%) C++
5 15 (38.46%) C
5 15 (38.46%) MySQL
6 14 (35.90%) 3GPP
6 14 (35.90%) 2G
6 14 (35.90%) 4G
7 13 (33.33%) Python
7 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 13 (33.33%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) Perl
8 12 (30.77%) SS7
9 11 (28.21%) VoLTE
10 10 (25.64%) Wireless
10 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
11 9 (23.08%) Project Management
11 9 (23.08%) Device Driver
12 8 (20.51%) Middleware
12 8 (20.51%) High Availability
12 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
13 7 (17.95%) UMTS
13 7 (17.95%) Bluetooth
13 7 (17.95%) Billing
14 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.38%) VMware
14 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) 3G
2 16 (41.03%) GSM
3 14 (35.90%) 3GPP
3 14 (35.90%) 2G
3 14 (35.90%) 4G
4 12 (30.77%) SS7
5 11 (28.21%) VoLTE
6 10 (25.64%) Wireless
7 7 (17.95%) UMTS
7 7 (17.95%) Bluetooth
8 4 (10.26%) SNMP
8 4 (10.26%) NGN
9 3 (7.69%) WCDMA
10 2 (5.13%) GPRS
10 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.13%) RANAP
10 2 (5.13%) TETRA
11 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.56%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Ant
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) CppUnit
2 4 (10.26%) Valgrind
2 4 (10.26%) Hudson
2 4 (10.26%) CMake
3 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 3 (7.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (64.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Billing
3 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Telecoms Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Release Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Graduate
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) STL
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XSL
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) B2B
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Software Licensing
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) C++
3 15 (38.46%) C
4 13 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (30.77%) Perl
6 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
7 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
8 6 (15.38%) Embedded C++
9 5 (12.82%) SQL
10 4 (10.26%) PHP
10 4 (10.26%) Ruby
11 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.56%) C#
11 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) HNC
2 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
1 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Perforce
3 4 (10.26%) MKS
3 4 (10.26%) Coverity
4 1 (2.56%) Tektronix
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Genesys