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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 85 88 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Permanent jobs citing LTE 30 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 1.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 5.96% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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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
422 369 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.29% 23.43% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 324 304 298
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 28 August 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 40 (83.33%) Java
3 34 (70.83%) Linux
4 25 (52.08%) SS7
4 25 (52.08%) Degree
5 24 (50.00%) MySQL
5 24 (50.00%) VoLTE
6 20 (41.67%) Billing
7 18 (37.50%) 3GPP
8 17 (35.42%) Oracle
8 17 (35.42%) 3G
9 15 (31.25%) C++
10 14 (29.17%) Solaris
10 14 (29.17%) Python
10 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
11 12 (25.00%) Perl
12 11 (22.92%) C
12 11 (22.92%) GSM
12 11 (22.92%) 2G
13 10 (20.83%) 4G
14 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
14 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
15 7 (14.58%) Maven
15 7 (14.58%) Subversion
15 7 (14.58%) MKS
15 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
15 7 (14.58%) Middleware
15 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
15 7 (14.58%) UMTS
16 6 (12.50%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) SS7
2 24 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 18 (37.50%) 3GPP
4 17 (35.42%) 3G
5 11 (22.92%) GSM
5 11 (22.92%) 2G
6 10 (20.83%) 4G
7 7 (14.58%) UMTS
8 6 (12.50%) Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) INAP
10 4 (8.33%) SNMP
10 4 (8.33%) NGN
11 3 (6.25%) TETRA
11 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
11 3 (6.25%) DECT
11 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.17%) ATM
12 2 (4.17%) WCDMA
12 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
13 1 (2.08%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) MySQL
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) Maven
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 6 (12.50%) Ant
3 6 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 6 (12.50%) Hudson
3 6 (12.50%) CMake
4 5 (10.42%) Valgrind
4 5 (10.42%) CruiseControl
5 4 (8.33%) CppUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Redmine
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 42 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 20 (41.67%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Release Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) RF Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Middleware
2 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XSL
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) Solaris
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX
4 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) High Availability
4 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Test Management
7 2 (4.17%) Bug Management
7 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.08%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) C++
3 14 (29.17%) Python
4 12 (25.00%) Perl
5 11 (22.92%) C
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
7 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 6 (12.50%) Ruby
7 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.25%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HNC
2 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) MKS
3 6 (12.50%) Perforce
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Coverity
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
5 3 (6.25%) Genesys
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Tektronix