The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 751 689 684
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -5
Permanent jobs citing LTE 127 212 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 85 118 95
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in England

LTE
Salary Trend in England

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

LTE Salary Trend in England

LTE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

LTE Salary Histogram in England

LTE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
South East -37 46 £56,250 +12.50% 18
London +14 40 £67,500 +3.84% 1
East of England -6 26 £31,500 -32.97% 1
South West -13 7 £35,000 -17.64% 2
North West -3 4 £40,000 -30.43%
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 173 (68.65%) Telecoms
2 112 (44.44%) 3G
3 106 (42.06%) GSM
4 91 (36.11%) Wireless
5 90 (35.71%) UMTS
6 80 (31.75%) 2G
7 74 (29.37%) Degree
8 64 (25.40%) 4G
9 57 (22.62%) Radio Access Network
10 47 (18.65%) Linux
11 39 (15.48%) SS7
11 39 (15.48%) VoLTE
12 37 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (13.89%) Computer Science
13 35 (13.89%) C++
14 34 (13.49%) 3GPP
15 33 (13.10%) Java
16 32 (12.70%) Project Management
17 26 (10.32%) Handset
18 25 (9.92%) Ericsson
19 24 (9.52%) WiMAX
19 24 (9.52%) Marketing
20 23 (9.13%) Software Engineering
21 22 (8.73%) WCDMA
22 21 (8.33%) Oracle
22 21 (8.33%) C
22 21 (8.33%) Electronics
23 20 (7.94%) Billing
23 20 (7.94%) Windows
23 20 (7.94%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 112 (44.44%) 3G
2 106 (42.06%) GSM
3 91 (36.11%) Wireless
4 90 (35.71%) UMTS
5 80 (31.75%) 2G
6 64 (25.40%) 4G
7 57 (22.62%) Radio Access Network
8 39 (15.48%) VoLTE
8 39 (15.48%) SS7
9 34 (13.49%) 3GPP
10 24 (9.52%) WiMAX
11 22 (8.73%) WCDMA
12 19 (7.54%) GPRS
13 18 (7.14%) INAP
14 17 (6.75%) LAN
15 16 (6.35%) RNC
16 15 (5.95%) Ethernet
16 15 (5.95%) Internet
16 15 (5.95%) MPLS
17 13 (5.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.75%) MySQL
2 10 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Subversion
1 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.59%) Trac
2 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.79%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.40%) CANoe
3 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.40%) GCC
3 1 (0.40%) GDB
General
1 173 (68.65%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.52%) Marketing
3 21 (8.33%) Electronics
4 20 (7.94%) Billing
5 4 (1.59%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.59%) Games
5 4 (1.59%) Finance
6 3 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.19%) French Language
7 2 (0.79%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (12.70%) Technical Manager
2 21 (8.33%) Technical Author
2 21 (8.33%) Author
3 17 (6.75%) Software Engineer
3 17 (6.75%) Account Manager
4 16 (6.35%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.95%) Network Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Consultant
6 14 (5.56%) Technical Account Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Sales Manager
8 12 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) RAN Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Architect
10 10 (3.97%) Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Wireless Engineer
12 8 (3.17%) Programme Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.38%) HTML
1 6 (2.38%) STL
1 6 (2.38%) Web Services
2 5 (1.98%) XML
2 5 (1.98%) .NET
3 4 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (1.59%) HTML5
4 3 (1.19%) REST
4 3 (1.19%) WPF
4 3 (1.19%) SOAP
4 3 (1.19%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) WAP
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.32%) Handset
4 14 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.98%) Wiki
6 4 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.19%) iDTV
7 3 (1.19%) BBC
7 3 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.79%) Telematics
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Physics
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) VHDL
9 1 (0.40%) Verilog
9 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.65%) Linux
2 20 (7.94%) Windows
3 11 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.97%) UNIX
5 8 (3.17%) Android
6 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.70%) Project Management
2 23 (9.13%) Software Engineering
3 13 (5.16%) Network Architecture
4 12 (4.76%) OO
5 11 (4.37%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.37%) Fault Management
6 10 (3.97%) Business Development
6 10 (3.97%) Validation
6 10 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (3.97%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.57%) Coaching
7 9 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
7 9 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.17%) Programme Management
8 8 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 8 (3.17%) SDLC
9 7 (2.78%) Change Management
9 7 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.89%) C++
2 33 (13.10%) Java
3 21 (8.33%) C
4 20 (7.94%) Python
5 15 (5.95%) C#
6 13 (5.16%) Perl
7 12 (4.76%) SQL
8 8 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.98%) VBScript
11 4 (1.59%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.79%) TTCN
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.40%) Tcl
14 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (29.37%) Degree
2 17 (6.75%) HNC
3 8 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) APMP
4 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) CCNP
4 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.79%) CCNA
5 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) CCIE
6 1 (0.40%) CCDP
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) CCA
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) CISM
6 1 (0.40%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.40%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) QA
2 15 (5.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.98%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Iperf
2 1 (0.40%) Netcool
2 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) Ericsson
2 21 (8.33%) Oracle
3 20 (7.94%) Nokia
4 18 (7.14%) Cisco
5 13 (5.16%) Nortel
6 11 (4.37%) VMware
6 11 (4.37%) Huawei
7 10 (3.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (2.78%) Amdocs
8 7 (2.78%) HP
8 7 (2.78%) EMC
9 6 (2.38%) Cramer
9 6 (2.38%) Perforce
10 5 (1.98%) BT
10 5 (1.98%) Dell
11 3 (1.19%) Juniper
11 3 (1.19%) Actix
12 2 (0.79%) NetHawk
12 2 (0.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (0.79%) Anite
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