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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 204 196 192
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing LTE 30 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 1.42% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 28
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £49,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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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
996 847 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.23% 16.62% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 865 682 964
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Bristol +10 19 £24,000 -46.66%
Wiltshire - 11 £45,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (83.02%) Telecoms
2 40 (75.47%) 4G
3 27 (50.94%) 3G
4 22 (41.51%) C++
5 20 (37.74%) 2G
6 15 (28.30%) C
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
7 12 (22.64%) Perl
7 12 (22.64%) Python
7 12 (22.64%) VoLTE
8 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.87%) Subversion
9 10 (18.87%) JIRA
10 9 (16.98%) SS7
10 9 (16.98%) Wireless
10 9 (16.98%) VoIP
10 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (13.21%) POSIX
12 6 (11.32%) UNIX
12 6 (11.32%) WCDMA
12 6 (11.32%) DHCP
12 6 (11.32%) Cisco
12 6 (11.32%) SAN
12 6 (11.32%) CA
12 6 (11.32%) Internet
12 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (11.32%) Internet of Things
12 6 (11.32%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (9.43%) 3GPP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (75.47%) 4G
2 27 (50.94%) 3G
3 20 (37.74%) 2G
4 12 (22.64%) VoLTE
5 9 (16.98%) Wireless
5 9 (16.98%) SS7
5 9 (16.98%) VoIP
6 7 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (11.32%) WCDMA
7 6 (11.32%) DHCP
7 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (11.32%) SAN
7 6 (11.32%) Internet
8 5 (9.43%) GSM
8 5 (9.43%) 3GPP
8 5 (9.43%) UMTS
9 4 (7.55%) HTTP
9 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.55%) DNS
9 4 (7.55%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Subversion
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Valgrind
General
1 44 (83.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Coordinator
1 12 (22.64%) Project Coordinator
2 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Project Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) RF Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Development Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior RF Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) RF Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.77%) VoIP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.32%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (7.55%) TDD
3 3 (5.66%) OO
3 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
3 3 (5.66%) Coaching
4 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.77%) B2B
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Scrum
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.89%) Network Design
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C++
2 15 (28.30%) C
3 12 (22.64%) Perl
3 12 (22.64%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco
1 6 (11.32%) CA
2 4 (7.55%) Broadcom
3 2 (3.77%) Agilent