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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 693 608 674
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +66
Permanent jobs citing LTE 189 281 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.52% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 116 168
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -73 186 £47,500 -5.00% 18
South East -9 120 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Berkshire +44 99 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Reading +39 74 £57,500 +22.34% 1
East of England -43 23 £40,000 -38.46%
London -41 20 £88,750 +86.84% 4
South West -34 15 £24,000 -54.28% 1
Surrey -20 14 £48,250 -8.09% 7
Bristol -8 13 £24,000 -54.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 13 £40,000 -38.46%
Cambridge -5 11 £37,500 -42.30%
Slough +5 10 £40,000 - 2
Brentford - 10 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire -36 8 £40,000 -25.58%
Guildford -23 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £51,000 -
City of London +12 4 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £38,500 -
Bracknell -11 3 £73,750 -
Ipswich +10 2 - -
Suffolk +4 2 - -
Hampshire -22 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
North West - 2 £55,000 -
Amersham - 2 £51,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £57,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £45,000 -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 344 (77.65%) Telecoms
2 248 (55.98%) 3G
3 179 (40.41%) 4G
4 143 (32.28%) 2G
5 140 (31.60%) GSM
6 121 (27.31%) UMTS
7 106 (23.93%) Wireless
8 104 (23.48%) Degree
9 102 (23.02%) Radio Access Network
10 77 (17.38%) Linux
10 77 (17.38%) VoLTE
11 74 (16.70%) Broadband
12 67 (15.12%) Network Architecture
13 59 (13.32%) 3GPP
13 59 (13.32%) Nokia
14 58 (13.09%) Smartphone
15 55 (12.42%) Internet
16 52 (11.74%) Project Management
17 49 (11.06%) QA
18 48 (10.84%) Ericsson
19 45 (10.16%) C++
20 43 (9.71%) Software Engineering
21 40 (9.03%) Service Delivery
21 40 (9.03%) WiMAX
22 36 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (7.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
24 34 (7.67%) Java
24 34 (7.67%) Marketing
25 33 (7.45%) C
25 33 (7.45%) Computer Science

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.45%) TWiki
3 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (3.16%) MS Office
1 14 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.93%) XMetaL
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (55.98%) 3G
2 179 (40.41%) 4G
3 143 (32.28%) 2G
4 140 (31.60%) GSM
5 121 (27.31%) UMTS
6 106 (23.93%) Wireless
7 102 (23.02%) Radio Access Network
8 77 (17.38%) VoLTE
9 74 (16.70%) Broadband
10 59 (13.32%) 3GPP
11 55 (12.42%) Internet
12 40 (9.03%) WiMAX
13 31 (7.00%) RNC
14 27 (6.09%) SS7
14 27 (6.09%) Ethernet
15 26 (5.87%) GPRS
16 25 (5.64%) MVNO
17 24 (5.42%) VoIP
18 23 (5.19%) HTTP
18 23 (5.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.51%) MySQL
2 6 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) DTS
3 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (4.74%) Subversion
2 16 (3.61%) GCC
3 15 (3.39%) GDB
3 15 (3.39%) Trac
4 7 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.90%) Hudson
5 4 (0.90%) CMake
5 4 (0.90%) Maven
5 4 (0.90%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.90%) Ant
6 3 (0.68%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.45%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.45%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.45%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 344 (77.65%) Telecoms
2 34 (7.67%) Marketing
3 25 (5.64%) Multimedia
3 25 (5.64%) Billing
4 15 (3.39%) Finance
5 8 (1.81%) Electronics
6 6 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (1.35%) Legal
7 5 (1.13%) Games
7 5 (1.13%) Retail
8 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
9 3 (0.68%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (7.00%) Software Engineer
2 30 (6.77%) Wireless Engineer
3 29 (6.55%) Network Manager
4 27 (6.09%) Junior
5 25 (5.64%) Architect
5 25 (5.64%) RAN Engineer
6 24 (5.42%) Network Operator
7 23 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
8 22 (4.97%) Architecture Manager
8 22 (4.97%) Technical Design Authority
9 21 (4.74%) Project Coordinator
9 21 (4.74%) Service Manager
9 21 (4.74%) Coordinator
10 20 (4.51%) Consultant
11 19 (4.29%) Network Architect
12 17 (3.84%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (3.61%) Security Architect
13 16 (3.61%) Technical Leader
13 16 (3.61%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.29%) STL
2 17 (3.84%) XML
3 15 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (2.71%) Middleware
5 11 (2.48%) HTML
6 8 (1.81%) jQuery
7 6 (1.35%) Ajax
7 6 (1.35%) .NET
7 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.35%) CSS
8 5 (1.13%) Web Services
8 5 (1.13%) Classic ASP
9 4 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.90%) SOAP
9 4 (0.90%) J2EE
10 2 (0.45%) D-Bus
11 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.23%) XSL
11 1 (0.23%) WPF
11 1 (0.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.09%) Smartphone
2 36 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.61%) Economics
5 13 (2.93%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.71%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.26%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.81%) User Experience
9 7 (1.58%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.35%) DTV
10 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.13%) Handset
12 4 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.45%) Clustering
14 2 (0.45%) GIS
14 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.38%) Linux
2 30 (6.77%) UNIX
3 15 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.48%) Windows
5 8 (1.81%) Solaris
6 5 (1.13%) Android
7 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Debian
7 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.12%) Network Architecture
2 52 (11.74%) Project Management
3 43 (9.71%) Software Engineering
4 40 (9.03%) Service Delivery
5 25 (5.64%) Line Management
6 20 (4.51%) Capacity Management
7 18 (4.06%) OO
8 16 (3.61%) SWOT Analysis
8 16 (3.61%) Multithreading
9 15 (3.39%) OOD
10 14 (3.16%) Network Design
11 13 (2.93%) Validation
11 13 (2.93%) Software Testing
12 12 (2.71%) B2B
13 11 (2.48%) Network Planning
13 11 (2.48%) Business Development
13 11 (2.48%) Test Strategy
14 10 (2.26%) Network Management
14 10 (2.26%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.16%) C++
2 34 (7.67%) Java
3 33 (7.45%) C
4 23 (5.19%) Perl
5 20 (4.51%) Python
6 14 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.71%) Embedded C
7 12 (2.71%) SQL
7 12 (2.71%) C#
7 12 (2.71%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.35%) Embedded C++
8 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.13%) VB
9 5 (1.13%) VB6
9 5 (1.13%) PHP
10 4 (0.90%) Ruby
11 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (23.48%) Degree
2 31 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (5.42%) CCNA
4 17 (3.84%) HND
5 16 (3.61%) HNC
6 13 (2.93%) RHCA
7 12 (2.71%) CCNP
8 8 (1.81%) ISEB
9 7 (1.58%) CISSP
9 7 (1.58%) CCIE
10 6 (1.35%) CCDP
10 6 (1.35%) JNCIE
11 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.45%) PMP
13 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.23%) CISM
14 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.06%) QA
2 18 (4.06%) SLA
3 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.16%) NDS
3 3 (0.68%) NFS
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (13.32%) Nokia
2 48 (10.84%) Ericsson
3 35 (7.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 32 (7.22%) Cisco
5 31 (7.00%) Nortel
6 25 (5.64%) Huawei
7 24 (5.42%) Microsoft
8 21 (4.74%) VMware
9 15 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.93%) Oracle
11 10 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 8 (1.81%) HP
13 6 (1.35%) Perforce
14 5 (1.13%) Juniper
15 4 (0.90%) Remedy
15 4 (0.90%) BT
15 4 (0.90%) MKS
15 4 (0.90%) Amdocs
16 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
17 2 (0.45%) Cramer
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