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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 734 621 705
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +84
Permanent jobs citing LTE 146 262 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.48% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 104 125
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 £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.96% +14.44%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -91 142 £47,500 -5.00% 39
South East -43 83 £48,750 -2.50% 24
Berkshire +16 60 £50,000 +6.38% 12
Reading +28 44 £62,500 +32.97%
London +3 25 £90,000 +80.00% 4
Surrey -20 16 £50,000 -4.76% 11
East of England -57 14 £40,000 -51.51% 7
South West -38 13 £24,000 -52.00% 2
Brentford - 13 £90,000 -
Bristol -11 11 £24,000 -54.28% 2
Slough +3 7 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Guildford -20 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £40,000 -51.51% 5
Cambridge -21 6 £40,000 -51.51% 3
Hertfordshire -38 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 - -
Hampshire -19 3 £42,000 +75.00%
Ipswich +2 2 - -
Suffolk +1 2 - -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland +13 1 - -
City of London +7 1 £80,000 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead +3 1 £38,500 -
West Midlands -9 1 - - 2
Newbury -11 1 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £45,000 -
Amersham - 1 - -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 284 (75.13%) Telecoms
2 203 (53.70%) 3G
3 150 (39.68%) 4G
4 136 (35.98%) GSM
5 127 (33.60%) 2G
6 123 (32.54%) UMTS
7 106 (28.04%) Wireless
8 94 (24.87%) Radio Access Network
9 88 (23.28%) Degree
10 73 (19.31%) Linux
11 60 (15.87%) Nokia
12 56 (14.81%) Ericsson
13 54 (14.29%) Broadband
14 50 (13.23%) Network Architecture
15 49 (12.96%) QA
16 47 (12.43%) VoLTE
17 46 (12.17%) WiMAX
17 46 (12.17%) C++
18 45 (11.90%) Internet
19 44 (11.64%) Project Management
20 42 (11.11%) Smartphone
21 39 (10.32%) 3GPP
22 38 (10.05%) Service Delivery
22 38 (10.05%) Software Engineering
23 36 (9.52%) Nortel
24 35 (9.26%) Cisco
24 35 (9.26%) RNC
25 34 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
25 34 (8.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
26 33 (8.73%) C

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.53%) TWiki
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.38%) XMetaL
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 203 (53.70%) 3G
2 150 (39.68%) 4G
3 136 (35.98%) GSM
4 127 (33.60%) 2G
5 123 (32.54%) UMTS
6 106 (28.04%) Wireless
7 94 (24.87%) Radio Access Network
8 54 (14.29%) Broadband
9 47 (12.43%) VoLTE
10 46 (12.17%) WiMAX
11 45 (11.90%) Internet
12 39 (10.32%) 3GPP
13 35 (9.26%) RNC
14 27 (7.14%) Ethernet
15 24 (6.35%) GPRS
16 23 (6.08%) MPLS
17 21 (5.56%) SDH
18 20 (5.29%) VoIP
18 20 (5.29%) MVNO
19 18 (4.76%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.50%) MySQL
2 7 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) DTS
4 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.03%) Subversion
2 17 (4.50%) GCC
3 16 (4.23%) GDB
3 16 (4.23%) Trac
4 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.79%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.53%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.53%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.53%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.26%) Hudson
7 1 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.26%) CMake
7 1 (0.26%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 284 (75.13%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.56%) Marketing
3 16 (4.23%) Finance
4 13 (3.44%) Multimedia
5 12 (3.17%) Billing
6 6 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (1.59%) Electronics
6 6 (1.59%) Legal
7 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.32%) Games
8 4 (1.06%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (8.47%) Wireless Engineer
2 30 (7.94%) Software Engineer
3 26 (6.88%) RAN Engineer
4 24 (6.35%) Network Manager
5 22 (5.82%) Technical Engineer
6 21 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.03%) Junior
7 19 (5.03%) Architect
8 18 (4.76%) Architecture Manager
8 18 (4.76%) Network Operator
9 17 (4.50%) Service Manager
9 17 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (3.97%) Consultant
10 15 (3.97%) Network Architect
11 14 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
11 14 (3.70%) Coordinator
11 14 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
12 13 (3.44%) Test Engineer
12 13 (3.44%) Security Architect
12 13 (3.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.56%) STL
2 16 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (3.17%) XML
4 11 (2.91%) Middleware
4 11 (2.91%) HTML
5 7 (1.85%) jQuery
6 6 (1.59%) CSS
6 6 (1.59%) Ajax
7 5 (1.32%) SOAP
7 5 (1.32%) Web Services
7 5 (1.32%) .NET
7 5 (1.32%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.53%) HTML5
8 2 (0.53%) D-Bus
9 1 (0.26%) REST
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.26%) XSL
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 34 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.17%) Device Driver
4 12 (3.17%) Economics
5 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.32%) DTV
7 4 (1.06%) GIS
7 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.06%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.79%) VHDL
9 2 (0.53%) Handset
9 2 (0.53%) Clustering
9 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.31%) Linux
2 30 (7.94%) UNIX
3 12 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.38%) Windows
5 7 (1.85%) Android
6 4 (1.06%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.23%) Network Architecture
2 44 (11.64%) Project Management
3 38 (10.05%) Service Delivery
3 38 (10.05%) Software Engineering
4 21 (5.56%) Line Management
5 20 (5.29%) OO
6 17 (4.50%) Multithreading
7 16 (4.23%) OOD
7 16 (4.23%) Capacity Management
8 15 (3.97%) B2B
9 14 (3.70%) Validation
10 12 (3.17%) SWOT Analysis
10 12 (3.17%) Network Planning
11 11 (2.91%) Business Development
11 11 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (2.65%) Network Design
13 9 (2.38%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.38%) Workflow
13 9 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.17%) C++
2 33 (8.73%) C
3 24 (6.35%) Java
4 19 (5.03%) Perl
5 17 (4.50%) Python
6 14 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.44%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.44%) C#
8 12 (3.17%) SQL
9 11 (2.91%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.59%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.32%) VB
11 5 (1.32%) VB6
12 4 (1.06%) VBScript
13 3 (0.79%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.53%) PHP
15 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (23.28%) Degree
2 24 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.50%) CCNA
4 13 (3.44%) HND
5 11 (2.91%) HNC
6 10 (2.65%) RHCA
7 7 (1.85%) CISSP
7 7 (1.85%) CCIE
7 7 (1.85%) CCNP
8 6 (1.59%) CCDP
8 6 (1.59%) ISEB
8 6 (1.59%) JNCIE
9 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.53%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.53%) PMP
11 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CISM
12 1 (0.26%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.96%) QA
2 21 (5.56%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.65%) NDS
3 3 (0.79%) NFS
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 60 (15.87%) Nokia
2 56 (14.81%) Ericsson
3 36 (9.52%) Nortel
4 35 (9.26%) Cisco
5 34 (8.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 31 (8.20%) Huawei
7 24 (6.35%) Microsoft
8 19 (5.03%) VMware
9 13 (3.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 12 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.65%) Oracle
12 8 (2.12%) HP
13 6 (1.59%) Juniper
14 4 (1.06%) Remedy
14 4 (1.06%) BT
14 4 (1.06%) Perforce
14 4 (1.06%) Amdocs
15 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.53%) Cramer
16 2 (0.53%) Coverity
Surrey
Optimus Search
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus/Share Options
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Relocation
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago