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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 182 186 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing LTE 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.025% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
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
620 543 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.37% 13.54% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 484 424 544
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 8 (88.89%) 2G
3 7 (77.78%) GSM
3 7 (77.78%) UMTS
3 7 (77.78%) Nortel
3 7 (77.78%) Ericsson
3 7 (77.78%) Nokia
3 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 7 (77.78%) WiMAX
3 7 (77.78%) RNC
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 6 (66.67%) 4G
4 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) SS7
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) NGN
5 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (88.89%) 3G
1 8 (88.89%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) WiMAX
2 7 (77.78%) RNC
2 7 (77.78%) GSM
2 7 (77.78%) UMTS
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) 4G
3 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (11.11%) SS7
4 1 (11.11%) NGN
4 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Nortel
1 7 (77.78%) Ericsson
1 7 (77.78%) Nokia