The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 175 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing LTE 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.075% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
LTE
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
523 577 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 14.49% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 427 459 501
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LTE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LTE Salary Trend in Manchester

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) 2G
2 9 (90.00%) 4G
2 9 (90.00%) 3G
3 8 (80.00%) GSM
3 8 (80.00%) UMTS
3 8 (80.00%) Ericsson
3 8 (80.00%) WiMAX
4 7 (70.00%) RNC
4 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (70.00%) Nortel
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) QA
4 7 (70.00%) Nokia
4 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (60.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) APMP
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) BBC
6 2 (20.00%) iDTV
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) CDMA2000
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) DSL
7 1 (10.00%) GPRS

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) 2G
2 9 (90.00%) 4G
2 9 (90.00%) 3G
3 8 (80.00%) GSM
3 8 (80.00%) UMTS
3 8 (80.00%) WiMAX
4 7 (70.00%) RNC
4 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) CDMA2000
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) DSL
5 1 (10.00%) GPRS
5 1 (10.00%) SDH
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (10.00%) HSPA
5 1 (10.00%) GPON
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) BBC
2 2 (20.00%) iDTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 7 (70.00%) Nortel
2 7 (70.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei