The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 636 688 545
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -143
Permanent jobs citing LTE 291 188 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.85% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 153 106 266
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20417 22115 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 19.89% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16165 17802 18660
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +62 267 £50,000 - 44
South East +35 140 £50,750 +1.50% 17
Berkshire +51 106 £51,500 -1.90% 12
East of England +4 60 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Reading +20 49 £51,500 -10.43% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 34 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridge +11 34 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South West +20 33 £27,500 -50.00% 5
London -37 33 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Bristol +11 20 £49,500 -5.71% 2
Hertfordshire +23 19 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +3 16 £50,000 - 3
Guildford +9 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Swindon +5 13 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Wiltshire -1 13 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £52,500 +14.13%
Newbury +4 11 £62,500 +65.56% 3
Bracknell +23 9 £80,000 -
City of London -9 8 £87,500 +8.02% 1
Bedfordshire -11 7 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Hampshire -17 6 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Hammersmith +17 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland -16 5 £27,650 -49.72%
Edinburgh -28 5 £27,650 -49.72%
Amersham -2 4 £52,500 +14.13%
Basingstoke +5 3 - - 1
Luton - 3 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £35,500 -
Manchester - 2 £57,500 - 2
Borehamwood - 2 - -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 423 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 253 (46.17%) 4G
3 186 (33.94%) GSM
4 166 (30.29%) UMTS
5 152 (27.74%) Degree
6 120 (21.90%) 3G
7 112 (20.44%) Radio Access Network
8 102 (18.61%) Billing
9 94 (17.15%) VoLTE
10 93 (16.97%) Linux
11 86 (15.69%) 3GPP
12 84 (15.33%) GPRS
13 71 (12.96%) Wireless
14 69 (12.59%) 2G
15 66 (12.04%) C++
16 65 (11.86%) Software Engineering
17 61 (11.13%) WCDMA
18 56 (10.22%) Risk Management
19 55 (10.04%) Network Architecture
19 55 (10.04%) VoIP
20 52 (9.49%) Java
21 50 (9.12%) HP
22 49 (8.94%) Demand Management
23 48 (8.76%) Risk Analysis
23 48 (8.76%) Finance
23 48 (8.76%) Cisco
24 46 (8.39%) Software Testing
25 45 (8.21%) QA
25 45 (8.21%) ISEB
26 44 (8.03%) Broadband

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.91%) MS Office
4 4 (0.73%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 36 (6.57%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 253 (46.17%) 4G
2 186 (33.94%) GSM
3 166 (30.29%) UMTS
4 120 (21.90%) 3G
5 112 (20.44%) Radio Access Network
6 94 (17.15%) VoLTE
7 86 (15.69%) 3GPP
8 84 (15.33%) GPRS
9 71 (12.96%) Wireless
10 69 (12.59%) 2G
11 61 (11.13%) WCDMA
12 55 (10.04%) VoIP
13 44 (8.03%) Broadband
14 41 (7.48%) Internet
15 39 (7.12%) INAP
15 39 (7.12%) SS7
16 33 (6.02%) HSPA
17 31 (5.66%) UTRAN
18 29 (5.29%) PBX
18 29 (5.29%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.11%) MySQL
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.73%) Big Data
5 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (7.48%) TestDirector
2 37 (6.75%) Subversion
3 23 (4.20%) GCC
3 23 (4.20%) GDB
3 23 (4.20%) Trac
4 11 (2.01%) JIRA
5 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.55%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.36%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.36%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Maven
9 1 (0.18%) JUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Redmine
General
1 423 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 102 (18.61%) Billing
3 48 (8.76%) Finance
4 44 (8.03%) Retail
5 23 (4.20%) Marketing
6 17 (3.10%) Electronics
7 15 (2.74%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.91%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (13.50%) Test Engineer
2 56 (10.22%) Designer
3 54 (9.85%) Senior Test Engineer
3 54 (9.85%) Architect
3 54 (9.85%) Integration Engineer
4 53 (9.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 52 (9.49%) Software Engineer
6 50 (9.12%) Analyst
6 50 (9.12%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 43 (7.85%) Test Analyst
8 42 (7.66%) Senior Designer
9 34 (6.20%) Consultant
10 30 (5.47%) Design Engineer
11 23 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 23 (4.20%) Manual Test Analyst
12 22 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.83%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.83%) Developer
14 20 (3.65%) Solutions Designer
14 20 (3.65%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.74%) STL
2 23 (4.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (2.01%) XML
4 7 (1.28%) POSIX
5 6 (1.09%) .NET
6 5 (0.91%) Web Services
6 5 (0.91%) WebRTC
7 4 (0.73%) XSLT
8 3 (0.55%) WPF
8 3 (0.55%) LINQ
9 2 (0.36%) WinForms
9 2 (0.36%) J2EE
10 1 (0.18%) COM
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) Ajax
10 1 (0.18%) CGI
10 1 (0.18%) LAMP
10 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.38%) Handset
2 21 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.10%) Smartphone
4 10 (1.82%) PKI
4 10 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (1.64%) GIS
6 7 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.09%) Economics
8 5 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 5 (0.91%) CMDB
8 5 (0.91%) Wiki
9 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.36%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.36%) IVR
11 1 (0.18%) IPTV
11 1 (0.18%) iPhone
11 1 (0.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.97%) Linux
2 30 (5.47%) UNIX
3 28 (5.11%) Windows
4 12 (2.19%) Solaris
5 9 (1.64%) Android
5 9 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (11.86%) Software Engineering
2 56 (10.22%) Risk Management
3 55 (10.04%) Network Architecture
4 49 (8.94%) Demand Management
5 48 (8.76%) Risk Analysis
6 46 (8.39%) Software Testing
7 44 (8.03%) Project Management
8 42 (7.66%) OO
9 29 (5.29%) System Testing
9 29 (5.29%) Performance Engineering
10 27 (4.93%) OOD
11 26 (4.74%) Service Management
12 25 (4.56%) Product Management
13 20 (3.65%) Capacity Management
14 17 (3.10%) Business Development
14 17 (3.10%) B2B
14 17 (3.10%) Network Design
15 16 (2.92%) Validation
16 15 (2.74%) Migration
17 14 (2.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.04%) C++
2 52 (9.49%) Java
3 28 (5.11%) Erlang
4 26 (4.74%) C
5 24 (4.38%) SQL
6 21 (3.83%) Python
7 16 (2.92%) Perl
8 14 (2.55%) C#
9 6 (1.09%) Tcl
10 5 (0.91%) TTCN
10 5 (0.91%) MapBasic
11 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.73%) VB
12 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.55%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.36%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.18%) VBScript
14 1 (0.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 152 (27.74%) Degree
2 45 (8.21%) ISEB
3 12 (2.19%) HND
4 11 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.82%) CCNA
6 6 (1.09%) RHCE
6 6 (1.09%) HNC
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.21%) QA
2 23 (4.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) NDS
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (7.66%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.19%) Netcool
3 10 (1.82%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.91%) HP NNM
4 5 (0.91%) OpenView
4 5 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (9.12%) HP
2 48 (8.76%) Cisco
3 35 (6.39%) Oracle
4 31 (5.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 29 (5.29%) Nokia
6 21 (3.83%) Huawei
7 17 (3.10%) Ericsson
8 13 (2.37%) Microsoft
9 12 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.01%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.64%) Juniper
11 9 (1.64%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.28%) VMware
13 6 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (1.09%) CA
14 5 (0.91%) BMC
14 5 (0.91%) SAP
14 5 (0.91%) IBM
14 5 (0.91%) Amdocs
14 5 (0.91%) Cramer
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