The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 662 594 730
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +136
Permanent jobs citing LTE 246 287 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.49% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 142 170 113
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LTE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -48 234 £45,000 -5.26% 27
South East -55 105 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Berkshire -9 83 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Reading +3 50 £35,000 -27.08% 4
East of England -21 48 £45,000 +16.12% 2
London +5 38 £65,000 +36.84% 6
South West +4 31 £24,000 -46.66%
Cambridgeshire +3 28 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +3 26 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol +11 19 £24,000 -46.66%
Bedfordshire -21 15 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -13 12 £45,000 -21.73% 7
Wiltshire - 12 £45,000 -
Swindon - 12 £45,000 -
Guildford +8 10 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Brentford - 10 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 10 £38,500 - 1
City of London -1 8 £85,000 +86.81%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £70,000 +30.23% 1
Newbury -12 6 £77,500 +49.03%
Hampshire -8 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire -19 5 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Slough +9 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Luton -14 4 £63,750 +96.15%
Amersham +1 3 - -
East Midlands -9 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Loughborough - 3 £30,000 -
Stevenage 0 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £70,000 +12.00%

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 393 (78.29%) Telecoms
2 203 (40.44%) 3G
3 172 (34.26%) 4G
4 150 (29.88%) GSM
5 144 (28.69%) UMTS
6 125 (24.90%) Degree
7 110 (21.91%) VoLTE
8 105 (20.92%) Linux
9 94 (18.73%) 2G
10 92 (18.33%) Radio Access Network
11 78 (15.54%) Wireless
11 78 (15.54%) Broadband
12 76 (15.14%) 3GPP
12 76 (15.14%) Billing
13 71 (14.14%) C++
14 63 (12.55%) Internet
15 60 (11.95%) Java
15 60 (11.95%) Network Architecture
16 57 (11.35%) Software Engineering
17 55 (10.96%) Smartphone
18 54 (10.76%) SS7
19 50 (9.96%) Project Management
20 48 (9.56%) Computer Science
21 46 (9.16%) VoIP
22 42 (8.37%) Marketing
23 41 (8.17%) Cisco
24 35 (6.97%) Python
24 35 (6.97%) C
25 34 (6.77%) OO
25 34 (6.77%) GPRS

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.60%) Apache
2 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (3.98%) XMetaL
2 16 (3.19%) MS Office
3 13 (2.59%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Simulink
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 16 (3.19%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (40.44%) 3G
2 172 (34.26%) 4G
3 150 (29.88%) GSM
4 144 (28.69%) UMTS
5 110 (21.91%) VoLTE
6 94 (18.73%) 2G
7 92 (18.33%) Radio Access Network
8 78 (15.54%) Wireless
8 78 (15.54%) Broadband
9 76 (15.14%) 3GPP
10 63 (12.55%) Internet
11 54 (10.76%) SS7
12 46 (9.16%) VoIP
13 34 (6.77%) GPRS
14 29 (5.78%) WCDMA
15 26 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (4.78%) LAN
17 23 (4.58%) GGSN
17 23 (4.58%) SGSN
18 21 (4.18%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.98%) MySQL
2 14 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.80%) Big Data
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (6.18%) Subversion
2 16 (3.19%) TestDirector
3 14 (2.79%) GCC
3 14 (2.79%) GDB
3 14 (2.79%) Trac
4 11 (2.19%) JIRA
5 9 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.39%) Valgrind
6 7 (1.39%) Maven
7 6 (1.20%) Ant
7 6 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.20%) CppUnit
7 6 (1.20%) CMake
7 6 (1.20%) Hudson
8 5 (1.00%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.40%) Redmine
12 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 393 (78.29%) Telecoms
2 76 (15.14%) Billing
3 42 (8.37%) Marketing
4 28 (5.58%) Finance
5 26 (5.18%) Retail
6 23 (4.58%) Electronics
6 23 (4.58%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.20%) German Language
9 5 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.80%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (9.76%) Software Engineer
2 36 (7.17%) Design Engineer
3 30 (5.98%) Network Manager
3 30 (5.98%) Architect
4 25 (4.98%) Service Manager
5 24 (4.78%) Support Engineer
6 23 (4.58%) Consultant
6 23 (4.58%) Test Engineer
7 22 (4.38%) Senior Design Engineer
8 21 (4.18%) Technical Author
8 21 (4.18%) Author
8 21 (4.18%) Telecoms Engineer
8 21 (4.18%) Network Operator
9 20 (3.98%) Junior
9 20 (3.98%) Analyst
10 19 (3.78%) Test Analyst
10 19 (3.78%) Technical Manager
11 18 (3.59%) Voice Engineer
12 17 (3.39%) Architecture Manager
12 17 (3.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.37%) XML
2 14 (2.79%) STL
2 14 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (1.39%) POSIX
4 6 (1.20%) Middleware
4 6 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.00%) XSLT
6 4 (0.80%) J2EE
7 3 (0.60%) HTML
8 2 (0.40%) .NET
8 2 (0.40%) LINQ
8 2 (0.40%) WPF
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.20%) Ajax
9 1 (0.20%) Java EE
9 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) WinForms
9 1 (0.20%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.96%) Smartphone
2 48 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.99%) Smart Meter
4 12 (2.39%) Handset
5 9 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.59%) PKI
6 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.20%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.20%) Economics
8 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.00%) IVR
9 5 (1.00%) DTV
10 3 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.40%) VHDL
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.92%) Linux
2 27 (5.38%) UNIX
2 27 (5.38%) Windows
3 16 (3.19%) Solaris
4 10 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.39%) Android
6 6 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.20%) bada
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.95%) Network Architecture
2 57 (11.35%) Software Engineering
3 50 (9.96%) Project Management
4 34 (6.77%) OO
5 31 (6.18%) Software Testing
6 26 (5.18%) Validation
7 23 (4.58%) Network Design
8 22 (4.38%) Service Management
9 21 (4.18%) Capacity Management
10 19 (3.78%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.59%) OOD
12 17 (3.39%) Network Management
12 17 (3.39%) Business Development
13 15 (2.99%) Product Management
14 13 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.59%) Logistics
14 13 (2.59%) Configuration Management
15 12 (2.39%) UML
16 11 (2.19%) Performance Management
16 11 (2.19%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.14%) C++
2 60 (11.95%) Java
3 35 (6.97%) Python
3 35 (6.97%) C
4 31 (6.18%) Perl
5 24 (4.78%) SQL
6 19 (3.78%) C#
7 8 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.39%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.20%) PHP
9 6 (1.20%) Ruby
10 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.00%) VB
11 3 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.40%) Tcl
12 2 (0.40%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.20%) TTCN
13 1 (0.20%) MapBasic
13 1 (0.20%) Erlang
13 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 125 (24.90%) Degree
2 25 (4.98%) HNC
3 24 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (4.58%) CCNA
5 21 (4.18%) ISEB
6 19 (3.78%) HND
6 19 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.19%) CCNP
8 6 (1.20%) RHCA
9 4 (0.80%) RHCE
10 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.40%) PMP
11 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.40%) CCIE
11 2 (0.40%) MBA
11 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) CCIP
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.38%) QA
2 10 (1.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.59%) NDS
2 12 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.59%) Netcool
3 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.20%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 41 (8.17%) Cisco
2 30 (5.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 26 (5.18%) Oracle
4 22 (4.38%) HP
5 17 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.39%) Nokia
5 17 (3.39%) VMware
6 15 (2.99%) Huawei
6 15 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.39%) Ericsson
7 12 (2.39%) Juniper
8 8 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.39%) MKS
10 6 (1.20%) CA
10 6 (1.20%) Perforce
11 5 (1.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (0.80%) JBoss
12 4 (0.80%) Genesys
12 4 (0.80%) EMC
12 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
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