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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / South West
Rank 220 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing LTE 11 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.018% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.099% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
Median salary £57,500 £44,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.68% +83.33%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%

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
806 1009 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 18.00% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 643 882 851
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

LTE Salary Histogram in the South West

LTE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 5 £57,500 +30.68%
Dorset - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £36,000 -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LTE.

1 9 (52.94%) C
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) 4G
4 5 (29.41%) GSM
4 5 (29.41%) 3G
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) Network Design
5 4 (23.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Business Development
5 4 (23.53%) NFC
5 4 (23.53%) Electronics
5 4 (23.53%) Bluetooth
5 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (23.53%) 802.15
5 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
5 4 (23.53%) Nokia
5 4 (23.53%) Tcl
5 4 (23.53%) Firmware
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
5 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) 802.1X

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) 4G
2 5 (29.41%) 3G
2 5 (29.41%) GSM
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) 802.15
3 4 (23.53%) Bluetooth
3 4 (23.53%) NFC
3 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (23.53%) WCDMA
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) WLAN
4 3 (17.65%) 2G
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) UMTS
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
5 2 (11.76%) XCAP
6 1 (5.88%) HSPA
6 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Military
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) RF Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RF Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Mobile Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Business Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Tcl
5 2 (11.76%) MapBasic
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Def Stans
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
1 4 (23.53%) Nokia
2 3 (17.65%) Actix
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) Huawei
3 2 (11.76%) Anite
3 2 (11.76%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel