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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 228 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Permanent jobs citing LTE 15 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 5.51% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 33
Average salary £24,000 £60,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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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
1064 853 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 15.18% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 892 665 1006
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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 27 November 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 -9 15 £24,000 -68.00% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 39 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 29 (64.44%) 3G
2 29 (64.44%) 4G
3 28 (62.22%) 2G
4 8 (17.78%) VoLTE
5 7 (15.56%) VoIP
5 7 (15.56%) SS7
6 6 (13.33%) C++
7 5 (11.11%) C
7 5 (11.11%) Finance
7 5 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (8.89%) 3GPP
9 3 (6.67%) GSM
9 3 (6.67%) Remedy
9 3 (6.67%) WCDMA
9 3 (6.67%) NFS
9 3 (6.67%) Law
9 3 (6.67%) Legal
9 3 (6.67%) Amdocs
9 3 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
10 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Agilent
10 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
10 2 (4.44%) HSPA
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) CDMA2000

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 29 (64.44%) 3G
1 29 (64.44%) 4G
2 28 (62.22%) 2G
3 8 (17.78%) VoLTE
4 7 (15.56%) SS7
4 7 (15.56%) VoIP
5 5 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (8.89%) 3GPP
7 3 (6.67%) GSM
7 3 (6.67%) WCDMA
8 2 (4.44%) CDMA2000
8 2 (4.44%) GPRS
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.44%) HSPA
9 1 (2.22%) UMTS
9 1 (2.22%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Coordinator
1 20 (44.44%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (15.56%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
4 2 (4.44%) RF Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP Developer
4 2 (4.44%) RF Test Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Handset
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
1 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
1 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
2 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
2 1 (2.22%) Demand Management
2 1 (2.22%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (2.22%) Coaching
2 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
2 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.22%) Network Design
2 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
2 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
2 1 (2.22%) Network Management
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (2.22%) Use Case
2 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C++
2 5 (11.11%) C
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy
1 3 (6.67%) Amdocs
2 2 (4.44%) Agilent
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
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