The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK
Rank 803 882 819
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -63
Permanent jobs citing LTE 54 64 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.37% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 75
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,800 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13616 17522 19424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.15% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11135 14565 15686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LTE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LTE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE within the UK.

LTE Salary Trend in the UK

LTE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

LTE Salary Histogram in the UK

LTE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 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
England +92 51 £47,500 -13.63% 6
South East +45 24 £47,500 - 3
Surrey +55 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South West +9 11 £57,500 +53.33% 1
East of England +22 9 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Camberley - 8 £47,500 - 2
Cambridge +12 7 £45,000 -33.33% 2
London +74 5 £56,250 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire +21 5 - -
Berkshire +25 4 £56,250 -2.17%
Bristol +1 4 £57,500 +33.72% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £49,250 -
Dorset +34 3 - -
Hampshire +28 3 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +6 3 £52,500 -
Staines - 2 £27,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £35,000 -
Reading +41 1 - -
City of London +32 1 £92,500 +19.35%
Slough +29 1 £77,500 +29.16%
Kent +17 1 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Hertfordshire +9 1 £50,000 -
Amersham -11 1 - -
North Yorkshire -13 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for LTE.

1 94 (72.87%) Telecoms
2 44 (34.11%) Degree
3 41 (31.78%) 3G
4 40 (31.01%) Linux
5 38 (29.46%) Wireless
6 37 (28.68%) C++
7 35 (27.13%) 4G
8 34 (26.36%) Python
9 32 (24.81%) GSM
9 32 (24.81%) C
10 31 (24.03%) 2G
11 28 (21.71%) UMTS
12 25 (19.38%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
14 18 (13.95%) Windows
14 18 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
15 17 (13.18%) Broadband
15 17 (13.18%) Business Development
16 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
16 16 (12.40%) Cisco
17 15 (11.63%) VoIP
17 15 (11.63%) Java
18 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
18 14 (10.85%) Bluetooth
18 14 (10.85%) WLAN
18 14 (10.85%) 3GPP
19 13 (10.08%) Network Management
20 12 (9.30%) RTP
20 12 (9.30%) Electronics
20 12 (9.30%) OO

LTE
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (1.55%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.55%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.78%) 3G
2 38 (29.46%) Wireless
3 35 (27.13%) 4G
4 32 (24.81%) GSM
5 31 (24.03%) 2G
6 28 (21.71%) UMTS
7 25 (19.38%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (13.18%) Broadband
10 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
11 15 (11.63%) VoIP
12 14 (10.85%) 3GPP
12 14 (10.85%) Bluetooth
12 14 (10.85%) WLAN
13 12 (9.30%) Network Security
13 12 (9.30%) RANAP
13 12 (9.30%) RTP
14 11 (8.53%) VoLTE
15 10 (7.75%) SIGTRAN
15 10 (7.75%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.78%) Big Data
2 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Metasploit
2 9 (6.98%) Subversion
3 8 (6.20%) GCC
3 8 (6.20%) GDB
3 8 (6.20%) Trac
4 4 (3.10%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (1.55%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 94 (72.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.30%) Electronics
3 10 (7.75%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Military
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Finance
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.18%) Analyst
2 15 (11.63%) 3G Engineer
2 15 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) 4G Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Penetration Tester
4 11 (8.53%) Security Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Security Penetration Tester
4 11 (8.53%) Security Tester
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Security Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Tester
4 11 (8.53%) Tester
5 10 (7.75%) Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Design Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Graduate
6 9 (6.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (6.20%) STL
2 4 (3.10%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.10%) HTML
2 4 (3.10%) HTML5
2 4 (3.10%) jQuery
2 4 (3.10%) JSON
3 2 (1.55%) Ajax
3 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (3.88%) Handset
4 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.10%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.10%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.55%) ASIC
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) SystemC
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Verilog
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.01%) Linux
2 18 (13.95%) Windows
3 11 (8.53%) VxWorks
4 5 (3.88%) Unix
5 3 (2.33%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.78%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
2 17 (13.18%) Business Development
3 13 (10.08%) Network Management
4 12 (9.30%) Network Design
4 12 (9.30%) OO
5 11 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (8.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 11 (8.53%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.53%) Open Source
5 11 (8.53%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Source Code Analysis
5 11 (8.53%) Static Code Analysis
6 10 (7.75%) Presales
6 10 (7.75%) Validation
7 8 (6.20%) Cross-Platform Development
7 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.20%) Multithreading
7 8 (6.20%) Performance Management
8 7 (5.43%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (5.43%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) C++
2 34 (26.36%) Python
3 32 (24.81%) C
4 15 (11.63%) Java
5 12 (9.30%) Perl
6 9 (6.98%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.65%) SQL
8 6 (4.65%) Tcl
9 5 (3.88%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.78%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) Degree
2 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) CCNA
4 9 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CCENT
6 3 (2.33%) ISEB
6 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) CCNP
7 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.55%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.55%) PMP
8 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.78%) MBA
8 1 (0.78%) PhD
8 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Def Stans
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (1.55%) KVM
2 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) Nessus
1 11 (8.53%) Nmap
2 4 (3.10%) Netcool
2 4 (3.10%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Cisco
2 8 (6.20%) Huawei
3 6 (4.65%) EMC
4 5 (3.88%) Nokia
5 4 (3.10%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.33%) BT
6 3 (2.33%) Openreach
7 2 (1.55%) Arqiva
7 2 (1.55%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) Apple
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Intel
8 1 (0.78%) Juniper
8 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Virgin Media
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