The first table below looks at the demand for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 56 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing LTE 2 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.43% 1.16% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 4.04% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 99 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.20% 28.61% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 83
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LTE
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LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

LTE
Salary Trend in Luton

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

LTE Salary Trend in Luton

LTE
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Luton

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (80.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) SS7

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) SS7
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001