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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 242 200 232
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +32
Permanent jobs citing LTE 25 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 3.54% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 39
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +38.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £92,500 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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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
1614 1357 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 970 1479
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 13 £40,000 -38.46%
Hertfordshire -35 9 £40,000 -25.58%
Suffolk +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire +4 1 £28,000 -25.33%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (67.95%) Telecoms
2 49 (62.82%) 3G
3 37 (47.44%) 2G
4 36 (46.15%) Degree
5 30 (38.46%) 4G
6 28 (35.90%) GSM
7 26 (33.33%) Java
8 25 (32.05%) Linux
9 23 (29.49%) Computer Science
10 20 (25.64%) 3GPP
10 20 (25.64%) UMTS
11 19 (24.36%) Wireless
11 19 (24.36%) C
11 19 (24.36%) C++
12 18 (23.08%) MySQL
13 17 (21.79%) SS7
14 16 (20.51%) Radio Access Network
14 16 (20.51%) XML
14 16 (20.51%) Python
15 15 (19.23%) Perl
15 15 (19.23%) Project Management
16 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
16 14 (17.95%) XMetaL
16 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
17 12 (15.38%) Device Driver
18 11 (14.10%) High Availability
18 11 (14.10%) Oracle
18 11 (14.10%) Middleware
18 11 (14.10%) VoLTE
18 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) XMetaL
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 49 (62.82%) 3G
2 37 (47.44%) 2G
3 30 (38.46%) 4G
4 28 (35.90%) GSM
5 20 (25.64%) 3GPP
5 20 (25.64%) UMTS
6 19 (24.36%) Wireless
7 17 (21.79%) SS7
8 16 (20.51%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (14.10%) VoLTE
10 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.97%) Bluetooth
12 6 (7.69%) Broadband
12 6 (7.69%) GPRS
13 5 (6.41%) VoIP
13 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
13 5 (6.41%) SMS
13 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
13 5 (6.41%) Network Security
14 4 (5.13%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Ant
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Maven
2 4 (5.13%) CppUnit
2 4 (5.13%) Valgrind
2 4 (5.13%) Hudson
2 4 (5.13%) CMake
3 3 (3.85%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 53 (67.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Billing
3 5 (6.41%) Games
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Junior
2 15 (19.23%) Author
2 15 (19.23%) Technical Author
2 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Junior Technical Author
4 10 (12.82%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Telecoms Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Development Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) XML
2 11 (14.10%) Middleware
3 7 (8.97%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) Ajax
5 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 5 (6.41%) jQuery
5 5 (6.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.41%) Classic ASP
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.41%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) J2EE
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.28%) XSL
7 1 (1.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) UNIX
2 6 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Project Management
2 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
3 11 (14.10%) High Availability
4 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
4 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.69%) Validation
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.41%) B2B
6 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.13%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.56%) Signal Processing
8 2 (2.56%) Line Management
8 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.28%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (1.28%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) C
2 19 (24.36%) C++
3 16 (20.51%) Python
4 15 (19.23%) Perl
5 14 (17.95%) Embedded C
6 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 6 (7.69%) C#
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.41%) SQL
8 5 (6.41%) VB
8 5 (6.41%) VB6
9 4 (5.13%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Perforce
4 4 (5.13%) MKS
4 4 (5.13%) Coverity
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) Genesys
6 1 (1.28%) Tektronix