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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 192 207 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing LTE 33 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.24% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 1.24% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 30
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £44,650 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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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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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 20 £49,500 -5.71% 2
Wiltshire +6 13 £27,500 -45.00% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (80.26%) 4G
2 47 (61.84%) Telecoms
3 33 (43.42%) Radio Access Network
4 31 (40.79%) GSM
5 28 (36.84%) UMTS
6 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 17 (22.37%) C++
8 15 (19.74%) Linux
9 14 (18.42%) Cisco
9 14 (18.42%) 3GPP
9 14 (18.42%) UTRAN
9 14 (18.42%) Degree
10 12 (15.79%) GPRS
11 11 (14.47%) C
11 11 (14.47%) UNIX
11 11 (14.47%) 2G
12 10 (13.16%) Subversion
12 10 (13.16%) JIRA
12 10 (13.16%) LAN
12 10 (13.16%) Python
12 10 (13.16%) WCDMA
13 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (11.84%) Multimedia
13 9 (11.84%) Wireless
14 8 (10.53%) Service Management
14 8 (10.53%) 3G
14 8 (10.53%) DHCP
14 8 (10.53%) B2B
14 8 (10.53%) Broadband
14 8 (10.53%) Perl

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (80.26%) 4G
2 33 (43.42%) Radio Access Network
3 31 (40.79%) GSM
4 28 (36.84%) UMTS
5 14 (18.42%) 3GPP
5 14 (18.42%) UTRAN
6 12 (15.79%) GPRS
7 11 (14.47%) 2G
8 10 (13.16%) LAN
8 10 (13.16%) WCDMA
9 9 (11.84%) Wireless
10 8 (10.53%) 3G
10 8 (10.53%) DHCP
10 8 (10.53%) Broadband
10 8 (10.53%) VoLTE
11 7 (9.21%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (7.89%) RTP
12 6 (7.89%) SAN
12 6 (7.89%) Internet
12 6 (7.89%) PBX
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Subversion
1 10 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) Valgrind
4 2 (2.63%) CppUnit
General
1 47 (61.84%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.84%) Multimedia
3 6 (7.89%) Electronics
4 5 (6.58%) Finance
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Designer
2 21 (27.63%) Senior Designer
3 13 (17.11%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Designer
5 9 (11.84%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Development Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Development Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior RF Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) RF Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) POSIX
2 4 (5.26%) WebRTC
3 3 (3.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 4 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 8 (10.53%) Service Management
2 8 (10.53%) B2B
3 5 (6.58%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.26%) Project Management
4 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.26%) TDD
4 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
5 3 (3.95%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.95%) OO
6 2 (2.63%) Scrum
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.32%) Signal Processing
7 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.32%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.32%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) C++
2 11 (14.47%) C
3 10 (13.16%) Python
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 6 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.63%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CCNA
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Cisco
2 6 (7.89%) CA
3 4 (5.26%) Broadcom
4 2 (2.63%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Opsware
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago