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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 218 241 219
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs citing LTE 21 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 0.63% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Median salary £55,000 £36,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% +15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £35,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £36,800 £49,050
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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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
1085 1113 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.33% 19.05% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 914 940 808
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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

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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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 16 £42,500 - 2
Wiltshire +11 2 £59,500 +65.27% 1
Cornwall - 2 £47,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (39.29%) GSM
3 11 (39.29%) WCDMA
4 10 (35.71%) 2G
5 9 (32.14%) 3G
5 9 (32.14%) High Availability
6 7 (25.00%) Huawei
6 7 (25.00%) IPsec
6 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (21.43%) 4G
7 6 (21.43%) Nokia
7 6 (21.43%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Network Design
8 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
8 5 (17.86%) GPRS
8 5 (17.86%) UMTS
8 5 (17.86%) C
8 5 (17.86%) C++
9 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
10 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
10 3 (10.71%) eggPlant
10 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (10.71%) Billing
10 3 (10.71%) Migration
10 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
10 3 (10.71%) SMS

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (39.29%) GSM
2 11 (39.29%) WCDMA
3 10 (35.71%) 2G
4 9 (32.14%) 3G
5 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (25.00%) IPsec
6 6 (21.43%) 4G
7 5 (17.86%) GPRS
7 5 (17.86%) UMTS
7 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
8 3 (10.71%) SMS
9 2 (7.14%) HSPA
10 1 (3.57%) INAP
10 1 (3.57%) ISUP
10 1 (3.57%) RANAP
10 1 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (3.57%) SS7
10 1 (3.57%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) eggPlant
General
1 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Military
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Designer
1 13 (46.43%) Senior Designer
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Mobile Designer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 7 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
1 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) High Availability
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
1 5 (17.86%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Huawei
2 6 (21.43%) Nokia
3 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.14%) Actix
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (7.14%) Nortel
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