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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 747 658 711
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +53
Permanent jobs citing LTE 143 284 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.39% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 87 147 112
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £78,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -107 133 £57,500 +11.65% 26
South East -70 50 £46,500 -9.70% 10
London +32 33 £67,500 +35.00% 3
East of England -3 33 £53,500 -2.72% 10
Berkshire -78 29 £40,000 -22.33% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 24 £65,000 +13.04% 5
Cambridge +7 23 £65,000 +13.04% 5
Surrey +9 11 £50,000 - 2
North West +22 9 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Manchester +15 9 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Reading -47 9 £25,000 -49.23% 3
Brentford - 9 £75,000 -
Scotland +22 8 - -
Hammersmith -2 8 £37,500 -30.23%
Bedfordshire +25 7 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Glasgow - 7 - -
South West -47 6 £135,000 +390.90% 1
Guildford +6 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire -4 5 - - 1
Newbury +4 4 £40,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 4 - -
Slough - 4 £37,500 - 2
Gloucester - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Bracknell -1 2 - -
Wiltshire -7 2 £135,000 +390.90%
City of London +26 1 £115,000 +31.42% 1
Basingstoke +26 1 - -
Edinburgh +11 1 - -
Amersham -1 1 - -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 212 (73.10%) Telecoms
2 145 (50.00%) 3G
3 121 (41.72%) GSM
4 106 (36.55%) Wireless
5 102 (35.17%) 2G
5 102 (35.17%) UMTS
6 91 (31.38%) 4G
7 83 (28.62%) Radio Access Network
8 82 (28.28%) Degree
9 54 (18.62%) Ericsson
10 52 (17.93%) Linux
11 44 (15.17%) WiMAX
12 43 (14.83%) QA
13 42 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (14.48%) Nokia
14 38 (13.10%) VoLTE
15 37 (12.76%) C++
16 34 (11.72%) RNC
17 33 (11.38%) Java
17 33 (11.38%) Nortel
17 33 (11.38%) Project Management
18 32 (11.03%) Huawei
19 29 (10.00%) Software Engineering
19 29 (10.00%) SS7
20 26 (8.97%) 3GPP
20 26 (8.97%) Service Delivery
21 25 (8.62%) SLA
22 24 (8.28%) C
23 23 (7.93%) Cisco
23 23 (7.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (0.34%) MTS
1 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.34%) TWiki
Applications
1 15 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.07%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 145 (50.00%) 3G
2 121 (41.72%) GSM
3 106 (36.55%) Wireless
4 102 (35.17%) 2G
4 102 (35.17%) UMTS
5 91 (31.38%) 4G
6 83 (28.62%) Radio Access Network
7 44 (15.17%) WiMAX
8 38 (13.10%) VoLTE
9 34 (11.72%) RNC
10 29 (10.00%) SS7
11 26 (8.97%) 3GPP
12 20 (6.90%) MPLS
12 20 (6.90%) INAP
13 18 (6.21%) GPRS
13 18 (6.21%) Broadband
14 17 (5.86%) Internet
15 16 (5.52%) Ethernet
16 13 (4.48%) LAN
17 12 (4.14%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.55%) MySQL
2 14 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Subversion
2 10 (3.45%) Trac
3 7 (2.41%) GCC
3 7 (2.41%) GDB
4 2 (0.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.69%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) CANoe
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 212 (73.10%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.24%) Billing
3 15 (5.17%) Marketing
4 14 (4.83%) Electronics
5 7 (2.41%) Finance
6 5 (1.72%) Games
7 4 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.03%) Retail
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
2 22 (7.59%) Software Engineer
3 19 (6.55%) Technical Manager
4 18 (6.21%) Wireless Engineer
5 16 (5.52%) Consultant
6 14 (4.83%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.48%) Architect
7 13 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (4.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 12 (4.14%) Account Director
9 11 (3.79%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 11 (3.79%) Test Engineer
9 11 (3.79%) Technical Author
9 11 (3.79%) Author
10 10 (3.45%) Account Manager
10 10 (3.45%) Developer
10 10 (3.45%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.52%) STL
2 11 (3.79%) HTML
3 10 (3.45%) Web Services
3 10 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (2.76%) .NET
5 6 (2.07%) SOAP
5 6 (2.07%) jQuery
6 5 (1.72%) Ajax
6 5 (1.72%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.72%) CSS
7 4 (1.38%) XML
8 3 (1.03%) J2EE
8 3 (1.03%) REST
9 2 (0.69%) HTML5
9 2 (0.69%) Middleware
10 1 (0.34%) D-Bus
10 1 (0.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.17%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.76%) Handset
5 5 (1.72%) Wiki
6 4 (1.38%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.38%) GIS
6 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.69%) Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) VHDL
9 1 (0.34%) Verilog
9 1 (0.34%) Economics
9 1 (0.34%) BBC
9 1 (0.34%) iDTV
9 1 (0.34%) ASIC
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) Physics
9 1 (0.34%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.93%) Linux
2 17 (5.86%) UNIX
3 16 (5.52%) Windows
4 13 (4.48%) Android
5 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.34%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.38%) Project Management
2 29 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (8.97%) Service Delivery
4 16 (5.52%) Validation
4 16 (5.52%) Network Architecture
5 14 (4.83%) OO
6 10 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 10 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 10 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 9 (3.10%) Performance Engineering
7 9 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (3.10%) Business Development
7 9 (3.10%) B2B
8 8 (2.76%) Scrum
8 8 (2.76%) Line Management
9 7 (2.41%) Coaching
9 7 (2.41%) OOD
9 7 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.76%) C++
2 33 (11.38%) Java
3 24 (8.28%) C
4 19 (6.55%) C#
5 16 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.45%) Python
7 8 (2.76%) SQL
7 8 (2.76%) VBScript
8 6 (2.07%) VB
8 6 (2.07%) Perl
8 6 (2.07%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.72%) VB6
10 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) TTCN
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 82 (28.28%) Degree
2 7 (2.41%) HNC
3 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) ISEB
4 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.69%) MCP
5 2 (0.69%) CISSP
5 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) JNCIA
5 2 (0.69%) CCNA
5 2 (0.69%) APMP
5 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CCDP
6 1 (0.34%) CCA
6 1 (0.34%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) CCIE
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.83%) QA
2 25 (8.62%) SLA
3 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.03%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Iperf
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (18.62%) Ericsson
2 42 (14.48%) Nokia
3 33 (11.38%) Nortel
4 32 (11.03%) Huawei
5 23 (7.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 23 (7.93%) Cisco
6 21 (7.24%) Oracle
7 14 (4.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 13 (4.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (3.79%) HP
10 7 (2.41%) Juniper
10 7 (2.41%) BT
10 7 (2.41%) Perforce
11 6 (2.07%) VMware
12 5 (1.72%) Cramer
13 4 (1.38%) Amdocs
13 4 (1.38%) EMC
14 3 (1.03%) Dell
14 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.03%) Actix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + bens- bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum + gain experience working with VoLTE
Posted: 25 days ago