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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 906 802 707
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -95
Permanent jobs citing LTE 45 139 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.73% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 73 112
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.44%

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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

LTE Salary Histogram in the UK

LTE
Top 28 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 5 February 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
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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 -86 42 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South East -64 20 £46,250 -7.50% 8
Surrey -1 8 £45,000 -7.69% 3
London -16 8 £55,000 -38.88% 3
Berkshire -45 8 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Harrogate - 7 £55,000 - 1
Chertsey - 5 £45,000 -
Newbury +23 3 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Cambridge -2 3 £67,500 +68.75%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £67,500 +68.75%
East of England -6 3 £67,500 +68.75% 3
South West -20 3 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Reading -30 3 £60,000 -4.00% 1
City of London - 3 £75,000 - 2
Hampshire +11 2 £70,000 +60.91% 1
Slough -5 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Basingstoke - 2 £70,000 -
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol -12 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £30,250 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £30,250 -
Wales - 1 £30,250 -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 79 (60.77%) Telecoms
2 54 (41.54%) 3G
3 44 (33.85%) GSM
4 42 (32.31%) Degree
5 39 (30.00%) 4G
6 38 (29.23%) UMTS
6 38 (29.23%) 2G
7 35 (26.92%) Wireless
8 33 (25.38%) Linux
9 28 (21.54%) VoLTE
10 27 (20.77%) 3GPP
11 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
12 22 (16.92%) Cisco
13 21 (16.15%) Project Management
14 20 (15.38%) C++
15 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
16 18 (13.85%) Firewall
17 17 (13.08%) Windows
17 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
18 16 (12.31%) SS7
18 16 (12.31%) Handset
19 15 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (11.54%) Java
19 15 (11.54%) Diameter Protocol
20 14 (10.77%) SQL
20 14 (10.77%) GPRS
21 13 (10.00%) Unix
21 13 (10.00%) Electronics
22 12 (9.23%) Network Design
22 12 (9.23%) PBX

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (5.38%) Lync
2 4 (3.08%) SAS
3 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.77%) Node.js
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (41.54%) 3G
2 44 (33.85%) GSM
3 39 (30.00%) 4G
4 38 (29.23%) 2G
4 38 (29.23%) UMTS
5 35 (26.92%) Wireless
6 28 (21.54%) VoLTE
7 27 (20.77%) 3GPP
8 18 (13.85%) Firewall
9 16 (12.31%) SS7
10 15 (11.54%) Diameter Protocol
10 15 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (10.77%) GPRS
12 12 (9.23%) MPLS
12 12 (9.23%) PBX
12 12 (9.23%) SIGTRAN
13 11 (8.46%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (8.46%) TETRA
14 10 (7.69%) MVNO
14 10 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) MySQL
2 7 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.54%) Big Data
3 2 (1.54%) GIS
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Subversion
2 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.08%) Trac
3 3 (2.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.77%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.77%) gulp
4 1 (0.77%) Hudson
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) Maven
4 1 (0.77%) NetBeans
General
1 79 (60.77%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.00%) Electronics
3 7 (5.38%) Billing
4 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.08%) Military
5 3 (2.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Finance
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (13.85%) Architect
2 11 (8.46%) Product Manager
3 10 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 9 (6.92%) Senior Product Manager
4 9 (6.92%) Software Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Consultant
6 6 (4.62%) Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Chief Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 5 (3.85%) LTE Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) VoLTE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) .NET
2 7 (5.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.62%) CSS
3 6 (4.62%) Web Services
4 5 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (3.85%) COM
4 5 (3.85%) jQuery
4 5 (3.85%) SOAP
5 4 (3.08%) J2EE
5 4 (3.08%) XML
6 2 (1.54%) HTML5
6 2 (1.54%) LINQ
6 2 (1.54%) WPF
7 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.77%) Laravel
7 1 (0.77%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) SPML
7 1 (0.77%) STL
7 1 (0.77%) Symfony
7 1 (0.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.31%) Handset
3 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.85%) NHS
4 5 (3.85%) Telematics
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.31%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.54%) IPTV
7 2 (1.54%) IVR
7 2 (1.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.77%) BBC
8 1 (0.77%) iDTV
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Linux
2 17 (13.08%) Windows
3 13 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (6.92%) Solaris
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.08%) Android
7 3 (2.31%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.15%) Project Management
3 12 (9.23%) Network Design
4 11 (8.46%) OO
5 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.92%) Validation
6 8 (6.15%) Presales
7 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.38%) Test Management
7 7 (5.38%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.62%) Test Planning
8 6 (4.62%) Use Case
9 5 (3.85%) BPMN
9 5 (3.85%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.85%) Line Management
9 5 (3.85%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.85%) Product Management
9 5 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.38%) C++
2 15 (11.54%) Java
3 14 (10.77%) SQL
4 11 (8.46%) C
5 8 (6.15%) C#
6 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.38%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) PHP
8 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) CCNA
5 5 (3.85%) CCNP
6 4 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.08%) PMP
7 3 (2.31%) HNC
8 2 (1.54%) CCIE
8 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.77%) APMP
9 1 (0.77%) CCDP
9 1 (0.77%) CISM
9 1 (0.77%) CISSP
9 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Cisco
2 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle
4 7 (5.38%) BroadSoft
4 7 (5.38%) Ericsson
4 7 (5.38%) Nokia
4 7 (5.38%) Polycom
5 5 (3.85%) Anite
5 5 (3.85%) Huawei
5 5 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.31%) BT
7 3 (2.31%) HP
7 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.31%) Sun
7 3 (2.31%) Symbian
7 3 (2.31%) VMware
8 2 (1.54%) Juniper
8 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.54%) ZTE
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