The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 50 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing LTE 6 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.46% 3.56% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 11.82% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Average salary £61,250 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.46% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.34%
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Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 110 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.02% 30.14% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 106 109
Average salary £57,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.08% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,331 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Luton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (85.71%) 3GPP
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SS7
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.29%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) 3GPP
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) SS7
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Operations Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Operations Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Author
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001