The first table below looks at the demand for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 30 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 200 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing LTE 24 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 1.19% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 842 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.88% 16.14% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 874 698 922
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LTE
England

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LTE
Salary Trend in the South West

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

LTE Salary Trend in the South West

LTE
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +7 12 £45,000 -25.00%
Bristol +1 12 £24,000 -46.66% 1
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 41 (70.69%) Telecoms
1 41 (70.69%) 4G
2 22 (37.93%) C++
3 20 (34.48%) 3G
4 17 (29.31%) Linux
4 17 (29.31%) GSM
4 17 (29.31%) UMTS
5 15 (25.86%) C
5 15 (25.86%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (22.41%) 2G
7 12 (20.69%) Python
7 12 (20.69%) VoLTE
8 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.24%) Subversion
9 10 (17.24%) JIRA
9 10 (17.24%) Perl
10 9 (15.52%) SS7
10 9 (15.52%) VoIP
10 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (15.52%) Wireless
11 8 (13.79%) DHCP
11 8 (13.79%) B2B
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco
11 8 (13.79%) UNIX
11 8 (13.79%) Service Management
12 7 (12.07%) 3GPP
12 7 (12.07%) WCDMA
12 7 (12.07%) POSIX
12 7 (12.07%) Degree
13 6 (10.34%) Internet of Things

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 41 (70.69%) 4G
2 20 (34.48%) 3G
3 17 (29.31%) GSM
3 17 (29.31%) UMTS
4 15 (25.86%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (22.41%) 2G
6 12 (20.69%) VoLTE
7 9 (15.52%) SS7
7 9 (15.52%) VoIP
7 9 (15.52%) Wireless
8 8 (13.79%) DHCP
9 7 (12.07%) 3GPP
9 7 (12.07%) WCDMA
10 6 (10.34%) IPsec
10 6 (10.34%) LAN
10 6 (10.34%) Broadband
10 6 (10.34%) SAN
10 6 (10.34%) Internet
10 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (8.62%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Subversion
1 10 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Valgrind
General
1 41 (70.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
3 8 (13.79%) Coordinator
4 7 (12.07%) Designer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Development Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior RF Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) RF Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) VoIP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.34%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
2 8 (13.79%) B2B
2 8 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (6.90%) Project Management
3 4 (6.90%) TDD
3 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
4 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
4 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.17%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.17%) OO
4 3 (5.17%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.72%) Network Management
6 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) C++
2 15 (25.86%) C
3 12 (20.69%) Python
4 10 (17.24%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 6 (10.34%) CA
3 4 (6.90%) Broadcom
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Opsware
Bristol
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago