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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 735 696 685
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -11
Permanent jobs citing LTE 154 243 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.21% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 98 120 111
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £72,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -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
18764 20011 20516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.65% 17.03% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 15999 16604
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 2 June 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 2 June 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
(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 -44 144 £53,500 +7.00% 22
South East -66 50 £50,000 - 15
London +50 41 £63,750 -1.92% 3
East of England -1 34 £53,500 -2.72% 3
Berkshire -67 28 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £54,250 -1.36% 2
Cambridge +12 16 £53,500 -2.72% 1
Bedfordshire +16 12 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Surrey +14 11 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Slough +11 10 £37,500 - 9
Hammersmith +5 8 £37,500 -44.44%
Manchester +15 7 £40,000 -30.43%
Guildford +10 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West +9 7 £40,000 -30.43%
South West -26 7 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Reading -47 6 £66,000 +40.42% 1
City of London +59 5 £70,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +6 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 - -
Scotland +16 4 - -
Brentford -5 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Hampshire -6 4 - -
Stevenage +17 3 - -
Newbury -5 3 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Bracknell +11 2 - -
West Sussex -1 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire -16 2 £36,000 +30.90% 1

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 201 (71.79%) Telecoms
2 133 (47.50%) 3G
3 128 (45.71%) GSM
4 116 (41.43%) Wireless
5 112 (40.00%) UMTS
6 98 (35.00%) 2G
7 84 (30.00%) Degree
8 76 (27.14%) 4G
9 73 (26.07%) Radio Access Network
10 51 (18.21%) Linux
11 50 (17.86%) Ericsson
12 45 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (15.00%) VoLTE
14 41 (14.64%) WiMAX
15 37 (13.21%) SS7
15 37 (13.21%) C++
16 36 (12.86%) Java
16 36 (12.86%) Nokia
17 35 (12.50%) Project Management
17 35 (12.50%) QA
18 34 (12.14%) 3GPP
19 28 (10.00%) RNC
20 27 (9.64%) Computer Science
21 26 (9.29%) Huawei
21 26 (9.29%) Software Engineering
21 26 (9.29%) Nortel
22 25 (8.93%) C
22 25 (8.93%) Handset
23 23 (8.21%) Oracle
23 23 (8.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (0.36%) MTS
Applications
1 14 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 133 (47.50%) 3G
2 128 (45.71%) GSM
3 116 (41.43%) Wireless
4 112 (40.00%) UMTS
5 98 (35.00%) 2G
6 76 (27.14%) 4G
7 73 (26.07%) Radio Access Network
8 42 (15.00%) VoLTE
9 41 (14.64%) WiMAX
10 37 (13.21%) SS7
11 34 (12.14%) 3GPP
12 28 (10.00%) RNC
13 20 (7.14%) WCDMA
13 20 (7.14%) GPRS
14 19 (6.79%) LAN
15 18 (6.43%) INAP
16 14 (5.00%) Ethernet
16 14 (5.00%) TCP/IP
16 14 (5.00%) MPLS
16 14 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.79%) MySQL
2 13 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Trac
1 6 (2.14%) Subversion
2 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.07%) GCC
3 3 (1.07%) GDB
4 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.36%) CANoe
General
1 201 (71.79%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.86%) Electronics
3 21 (7.50%) Billing
4 19 (6.79%) Marketing
5 6 (2.14%) Finance
6 4 (1.43%) Games
6 4 (1.43%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.71%) French Language
7 2 (0.71%) German Language
7 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (10.36%) Technical Manager
2 23 (8.21%) RAN Engineer
3 18 (6.43%) Software Engineer
4 16 (5.71%) Author
4 16 (5.71%) Technical Author
4 16 (5.71%) Consultant
5 15 (5.36%) Account Manager
5 15 (5.36%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.36%) Architect
6 14 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 13 (4.64%) Wireless Engineer
8 12 (4.29%) Technical Account Manager
8 12 (4.29%) Network Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Developer
9 11 (3.93%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 11 (3.93%) Account Director
10 10 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.57%) STL
2 7 (2.50%) Web Services
2 7 (2.50%) HTML
2 7 (2.50%) .NET
3 6 (2.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (1.43%) XML
5 3 (1.07%) SOAP
5 3 (1.07%) J2EE
5 3 (1.07%) REST
5 3 (1.07%) HTML5
6 2 (0.71%) WPF
6 2 (0.71%) jQuery
6 2 (0.71%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.71%) CSS
6 2 (0.71%) Ajax
7 1 (0.36%) WAP
7 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.93%) Handset
4 10 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.14%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.79%) Wiki
6 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.43%) Telematics
7 4 (1.43%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.43%) GIS
8 3 (1.07%) BBC
8 3 (1.07%) iDTV
8 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.36%) VHDL
10 1 (0.36%) Verilog
10 1 (0.36%) ASIC
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.21%) Linux
2 19 (6.79%) Windows
3 12 (4.29%) UNIX
4 11 (3.93%) Android
5 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.36%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.50%) Project Management
2 26 (9.29%) Software Engineering
3 22 (7.86%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.07%) Validation
5 13 (4.64%) Network Architecture
6 11 (3.93%) OO
7 10 (3.57%) Business Development
7 10 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 10 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (3.21%) Programme Management
8 9 (3.21%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.21%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.21%) Coaching
8 9 (3.21%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (2.86%) Data Analysis
9 8 (2.86%) Fault Management
9 8 (2.86%) B2B
10 7 (2.50%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.21%) C++
2 36 (12.86%) Java
3 25 (8.93%) C
4 19 (6.79%) C#
5 18 (6.43%) Python
6 15 (5.36%) SQL
7 12 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.29%) Perl
8 9 (3.21%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.50%) VBScript
10 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.07%) VB
11 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.07%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.71%) TTCN
12 2 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.36%) Tcl
13 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 84 (30.00%) Degree
2 12 (4.29%) HNC
3 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.43%) APMP
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) CCNA
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.71%) ISEB
5 2 (0.71%) MCP
5 2 (0.71%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.36%) CISM
6 1 (0.36%) CCA
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.50%) QA
2 22 (7.86%) SLA
3 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) KVM
3 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Iperf
2 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (17.86%) Ericsson
2 36 (12.86%) Nokia
3 26 (9.29%) Huawei
3 26 (9.29%) Nortel
4 23 (8.21%) Oracle
4 23 (8.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 17 (6.07%) Cisco
6 13 (4.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 10 (3.57%) VMware
8 9 (3.21%) HP
9 7 (2.50%) Perforce
9 7 (2.50%) BT
10 6 (2.14%) EMC
10 6 (2.14%) Cramer
10 6 (2.14%) Amdocs
11 5 (1.79%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.79%) Dell
11 5 (1.79%) Mapinfo
12 3 (1.07%) Actix
13 2 (0.71%) Juniper
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
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Salary: £49 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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