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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 658 568 726
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +158
Permanent jobs citing LTE 247 329 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.77% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 140 199 118
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.34%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -84 241 £42,500 -10.52% 35
South East -45 126 £39,250 -21.50% 24
Berkshire -7 100 £35,000 -30.00% 18
Reading 0 67 £35,000 -28.57% 8
East of England -47 53 £45,000 +20.00% 6
South West -11 30 £24,000 -43.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 29 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Cambridge +2 28 £47,500 +5.55% 3
London -45 27 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Bristol +9 24 £24,000 -52.00% 2
Bedfordshire -30 19 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Surrey -2 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Guildford +17 12 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Maidenhead -9 10 £38,500 - 3
City of London +7 9 £85,000 +44.06%
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £70,000 -6.66%
Luton -12 6 £61,250 +88.46%
Swindon - 6 £53,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £53,000 -
Slough +9 5 £42,500 -26.08% 7
Hampshire -6 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -23 5 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Newbury -14 4 £66,250 +27.40%
Brentford - 4 £65,000 -
Amersham +3 3 - -
Manchester +2 2 £65,000 -
North West -16 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £70,500 -
Leeds - 2 £70,500 -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 380 (80.34%) Telecoms
2 217 (45.88%) 3G
3 165 (34.88%) 4G
4 130 (27.48%) GSM
5 123 (26.00%) UMTS
6 107 (22.62%) Degree
7 102 (21.56%) VoLTE
8 100 (21.14%) 2G
9 97 (20.51%) Linux
10 85 (17.97%) Radio Access Network
11 82 (17.34%) Broadband
12 71 (15.01%) C++
12 71 (15.01%) Wireless
13 70 (14.80%) Internet
14 68 (14.38%) Network Architecture
15 66 (13.95%) 3GPP
16 65 (13.74%) Smartphone
17 61 (12.90%) Software Engineering
18 59 (12.47%) Billing
19 52 (10.99%) Computer Science
20 50 (10.57%) Marketing
21 48 (10.15%) SS7
22 47 (9.94%) Project Management
22 47 (9.94%) VoIP
23 46 (9.73%) Java
24 38 (8.03%) Cisco
25 35 (7.40%) C
25 35 (7.40%) Python
25 35 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
26 33 (6.98%) OO

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (5.07%) XMetaL
2 16 (3.38%) MS Office
3 10 (2.11%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Simulink
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (1.90%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (45.88%) 3G
2 165 (34.88%) 4G
3 130 (27.48%) GSM
4 123 (26.00%) UMTS
5 102 (21.56%) VoLTE
6 100 (21.14%) 2G
7 85 (17.97%) Radio Access Network
8 82 (17.34%) Broadband
9 71 (15.01%) Wireless
10 70 (14.80%) Internet
11 66 (13.95%) 3GPP
12 48 (10.15%) SS7
13 47 (9.94%) VoIP
14 25 (5.29%) WCDMA
14 25 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (4.86%) GGSN
15 23 (4.86%) SGSN
15 23 (4.86%) GPRS
16 20 (4.23%) SNMP
16 20 (4.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.07%) MySQL
2 13 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 27 (5.71%) Subversion
2 16 (3.38%) GCC
3 15 (3.17%) GDB
3 15 (3.17%) Trac
4 10 (2.11%) TestDirector
5 9 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.48%) Maven
7 6 (1.27%) Valgrind
7 6 (1.27%) Hudson
7 6 (1.27%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.27%) Ant
7 6 (1.27%) CMake
8 5 (1.06%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.06%) CppUnit
8 5 (1.06%) JIRA
9 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.42%) Redmine
10 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 380 (80.34%) Telecoms
2 59 (12.47%) Billing
3 50 (10.57%) Marketing
4 26 (5.50%) Multimedia
5 24 (5.07%) Electronics
6 20 (4.23%) Finance
7 19 (4.02%) Retail
8 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.27%) German Language
10 5 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
10 5 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.63%) Law
11 3 (0.63%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (10.36%) Software Engineer
2 34 (7.19%) Design Engineer
3 31 (6.55%) Network Manager
4 29 (6.13%) Architect
5 27 (5.71%) Junior
6 25 (5.29%) Technical Author
6 25 (5.29%) Author
6 25 (5.29%) Service Manager
6 25 (5.29%) Network Operator
7 23 (4.86%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.65%) Senior Design Engineer
9 21 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
9 21 (4.44%) Architecture Manager
10 20 (4.23%) Consultant
11 19 (4.02%) Technical Manager
12 16 (3.38%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.38%) Developer
12 16 (3.38%) Tester
13 15 (3.17%) Test Engineer
13 15 (3.17%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.77%) XML
2 15 (3.17%) STL
2 15 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (2.33%) Middleware
4 6 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.06%) POSIX
6 4 (0.85%) HTML
6 4 (0.85%) J2EE
7 3 (0.63%) XSLT
8 2 (0.42%) .NET
8 2 (0.42%) WPF
8 2 (0.42%) LINQ
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.21%) HTML5
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) XSL
9 1 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.74%) Smartphone
2 52 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.17%) Smart Meter
5 13 (2.75%) Device Driver
6 10 (2.11%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.11%) Economics
7 9 (1.90%) Handset
7 9 (1.90%) User Experience
8 8 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.48%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.27%) DTV
11 5 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.06%) IVR
12 4 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.42%) Open Source
14 2 (0.42%) VHDL
14 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 97 (20.51%) Linux
2 24 (5.07%) Windows
3 20 (4.23%) UNIX
4 13 (2.75%) Solaris
5 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.85%) Android
8 3 (0.63%) Debian
8 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) bada
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.38%) Network Architecture
2 61 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 47 (9.94%) Project Management
4 33 (6.98%) OO
5 23 (4.86%) Service Delivery
5 23 (4.86%) Validation
5 23 (4.86%) Software Testing
5 23 (4.86%) Line Management
6 21 (4.44%) Network Design
7 20 (4.23%) Capacity Management
8 18 (3.81%) Network Management
9 17 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (3.59%) OOD
10 14 (2.96%) Business Development
11 13 (2.75%) Service Management
11 13 (2.75%) UML
12 12 (2.54%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.54%) ITIL
12 12 (2.54%) Performance Management
13 11 (2.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.01%) C++
2 46 (9.73%) Java
3 35 (7.40%) C
3 35 (7.40%) Python
4 31 (6.55%) Perl
5 17 (3.59%) SQL
6 16 (3.38%) C#
7 14 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.75%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.48%) Embedded C++
9 7 (1.48%) PHP
10 6 (1.27%) Ruby
11 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.63%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 107 (22.62%) Degree
2 29 (6.13%) HNC
3 23 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (4.65%) CCNA
5 21 (4.44%) HND
6 15 (3.17%) ISEB
7 12 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (2.33%) CCNP
9 10 (2.11%) RHCA
10 3 (0.63%) PMP
10 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) CCIE
12 1 (0.21%) CCIP
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.59%) NDS
3 3 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.85%) Netcool
4 3 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (8.03%) Cisco
2 31 (6.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 22 (4.65%) Nokia
4 21 (4.44%) VMware
5 19 (4.02%) Oracle
6 17 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.96%) HP
7 14 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.96%) Huawei
8 12 (2.54%) Juniper
9 11 (2.33%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.48%) MKS
11 6 (1.27%) Perforce
12 5 (1.06%) EMC
13 4 (0.85%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.85%) Genesys
13 4 (0.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (0.85%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.85%) Amdocs
13 4 (0.85%) Remedy
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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