The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 232 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Permanent jobs citing LTE 5 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.082% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 3.44% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 12
Average salary £135,000 £27,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+390.90% -49.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -6.36%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1001 929 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 17.08% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 864 743 891
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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

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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

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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 31 March 2015. 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 -2 2 £135,000 +451.02%
Bristol -17 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (50.00%) 4G
2 10 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (45.00%) 3G
4 8 (40.00%) 2G
5 6 (30.00%) MIMO
6 4 (20.00%) HSDPA
6 4 (20.00%) GIS
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) GPRS
7 3 (15.00%) GSM
8 2 (10.00%) C++
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) CDMA2000
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) HSPA
8 2 (10.00%) Business Development
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
8 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.00%) APMP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) 4G
1 10 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (45.00%) 3G
3 8 (40.00%) 2G
4 6 (30.00%) MIMO
5 4 (20.00%) HSDPA
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) GPRS
6 3 (15.00%) GSM
7 2 (10.00%) CDMA2000
7 2 (10.00%) HSPA
8 1 (5.00%) Broadband
8 1 (5.00%) DSL
8 1 (5.00%) SS7
8 1 (5.00%) PSTN
8 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
8 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Coordinator
1 7 (35.00%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Technology
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IC Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (10.00%) Business Development
1 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (5.00%) Coaching
2 1 (5.00%) Time Management
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.00%) IC Design
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Dell
1 1 (5.00%) EMC
1 1 (5.00%) Perforce
1 1 (5.00%) VMware