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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 250 209 180
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -29
Permanent jobs citing LTE 14 54 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.70% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 3.36% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 47
Average salary £31,500 £45,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
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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
1186 1606 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.14% 20.90% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1304 1230
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Bedfordshire +7 11 £31,500 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -14 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -19 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 39 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 31 (64.58%) 3G
3 25 (52.08%) 2G
4 22 (45.83%) HNC
4 22 (45.83%) Computer Science
5 14 (29.17%) Java
6 13 (27.08%) Degree
7 12 (25.00%) Billing
7 12 (25.00%) VoLTE
7 12 (25.00%) SS7
7 12 (25.00%) INAP
8 11 (22.92%) C++
9 10 (20.83%) Linux
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle
11 8 (16.67%) MySQL
11 8 (16.67%) XML
12 7 (14.58%) Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) C
13 6 (12.50%) C#
14 5 (10.42%) 3GPP
14 5 (10.42%) Project Management
14 5 (10.42%) Windows
14 5 (10.42%) HSPA
15 4 (8.33%) Python
15 4 (8.33%) .NET
15 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
16 3 (6.25%) OO
16 3 (6.25%) HTML
16 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
16 3 (6.25%) WPF

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) 3G
2 25 (52.08%) 2G
3 12 (25.00%) SS7
3 12 (25.00%) INAP
3 12 (25.00%) VoLTE
4 7 (14.58%) Wireless
5 5 (10.42%) 3GPP
5 5 (10.42%) HSPA
6 3 (6.25%) 4G
6 3 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) UMTS
7 2 (4.17%) WCDMA
7 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
8 1 (2.08%) GPRS
8 1 (2.08%) GSM
8 1 (2.08%) LAN
8 1 (2.08%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Author
1 22 (45.83%) Technical Author
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) PC Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) RF Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless Architect
7 1 (2.08%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) WPF
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Project Management
2 3 (6.25%) OO
2 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
2 3 (6.25%) System Testing
2 3 (6.25%) SDLC
3 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.17%) Validation
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
3 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Logistics
4 1 (2.08%) Time Management
4 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.08%) ETL
4 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) C
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.08%) TTCN
8 1 (2.08%) Tcl
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) HNC
2 13 (27.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Netcool
1 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
2 1 (2.08%) Anite
2 1 (2.08%) Amdocs