The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 217 185 234
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +49
Permanent jobs citing LTE 43 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 3.89% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 39
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1569 1466 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.34% 20.90% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1164 1516
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LTE Salary Trend in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 24 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Bedfordshire -25 14 £28,000 -13.84%
Hertfordshire -27 5 - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 70 (78.65%) Telecoms
2 48 (53.93%) 3G
3 40 (44.94%) Degree
4 37 (41.57%) 2G
5 34 (38.20%) Java
6 30 (33.71%) Linux
7 29 (32.58%) GSM
8 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
9 24 (26.97%) 3GPP
10 23 (25.84%) 4G
11 22 (24.72%) MySQL
11 22 (24.72%) XML
12 21 (23.60%) UMTS
12 21 (23.60%) SS7
13 20 (22.47%) C++
13 20 (22.47%) XMetaL
13 20 (22.47%) Wireless
14 19 (21.35%) Python
15 17 (19.10%) C
15 17 (19.10%) Perl
16 15 (16.85%) Project Management
16 15 (16.85%) VoLTE
17 13 (14.61%) Embedded C
17 13 (14.61%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.48%) Middleware
19 11 (12.36%) Billing
19 11 (12.36%) Device Driver
19 11 (12.36%) Radio Access Network
19 11 (12.36%) High Availability

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) XMetaL
2 2 (2.25%) Simulink
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.12%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 48 (53.93%) 3G
2 37 (41.57%) 2G
3 29 (32.58%) GSM
4 24 (26.97%) 3GPP
5 23 (25.84%) 4G
6 21 (23.60%) UMTS
6 21 (23.60%) SS7
7 20 (22.47%) Wireless
8 15 (16.85%) VoLTE
9 13 (14.61%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (12.36%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (7.87%) Bluetooth
12 5 (5.62%) Network Security
12 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.62%) VoIP
12 5 (5.62%) GPRS
12 5 (5.62%) SMS
13 4 (4.49%) LAN
13 4 (4.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) MySQL
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.87%) Subversion
2 7 (7.87%) Maven
3 6 (6.74%) Ant
3 6 (6.74%) Bugzilla
3 6 (6.74%) Hudson
3 6 (6.74%) CMake
4 5 (5.62%) CruiseControl
4 5 (5.62%) Valgrind
5 4 (4.49%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Redmine
7 1 (1.12%) TestLink
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 70 (78.65%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.36%) Billing
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) German Language
4 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Author
1 21 (23.60%) Technical Author
2 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Junior
4 15 (16.85%) Junior Technical Author
5 11 (12.36%) Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Consultant
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Network Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Release Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Telecoms Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Build and Release Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Wireless Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Network Operations Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.49%) Sales Consultant
11 4 (4.49%) RF Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) XML
2 12 (13.48%) Middleware
3 6 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (4.49%) J2EE
5 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 1 (1.12%) Java EE
6 1 (1.12%) Ajax
6 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.36%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.25%) VHDL
5 2 (2.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Solaris
3 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.37%) Debian
4 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Project Management
2 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (12.36%) High Availability
3 11 (12.36%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (5.62%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.49%) B2B
7 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.49%) Software Licensing
8 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.37%) Validation
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL
9 2 (2.25%) OO
9 2 (2.25%) Network Design
9 2 (2.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.25%) Product Management
9 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) C++
3 19 (21.35%) Python
4 17 (19.10%) C
4 17 (19.10%) Perl
5 13 (14.61%) Embedded C
6 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.87%) SQL
8 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 6 (6.74%) Ruby
9 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) HNC
3 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) VMware
3 7 (7.87%) MKS
4 6 (6.74%) Perforce
5 4 (4.49%) Coverity
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) Genesys
7 1 (1.12%) Tektronix