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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 802 695 660
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -35
Permanent jobs citing LTE 113 242 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.17% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 135 137
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -85 106 £52,500 +10.52% 20
South East -51 43 £57,500 +35.29% 16
London +22 33 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire -40 30 £66,000 +65.00% 5
East of England -21 20 £31,500 -31.14% 1
Slough +4 15 £85,000 +126.66% 2
Bedfordshire +3 12 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Surrey +17 8 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Reading -41 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Guildford +5 6 £57,500 +21.05%
City of London +36 5 £70,000 -16.41%
Newbury +9 5 £40,000 -48.38% 1
South West -31 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Brentford -2 4 £80,000 +23.07%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £51,750 +8.94%
Stevenage +8 3 - -
Hertfordshire -4 3 - -
Cambridge -7 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire -19 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Chippenham - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester +12 2 £40,000 -34.69%
North West -2 2 £40,000 -34.69%
West Sussex -2 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Banbury - 2 £55,000 -
Feltham - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Crawley -5 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 181 (70.70%) Telecoms
2 120 (46.88%) GSM
2 120 (46.88%) 3G
3 101 (39.45%) UMTS
4 98 (38.28%) Wireless
5 87 (33.98%) Degree
6 86 (33.59%) 2G
7 65 (25.39%) 4G
8 62 (24.22%) Radio Access Network
9 49 (19.14%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (17.19%) Computer Science
10 44 (17.19%) Linux
11 37 (14.45%) SS7
11 37 (14.45%) VoLTE
12 35 (13.67%) C++
12 35 (13.67%) Java
13 34 (13.28%) 3GPP
14 33 (12.89%) Project Management
15 30 (11.72%) Electronics
16 29 (11.33%) Handset
17 28 (10.94%) WiMAX
18 27 (10.55%) Marketing
18 27 (10.55%) LAN
19 26 (10.16%) Ericsson
20 25 (9.77%) Windows
20 25 (9.77%) Software Engineering
21 22 (8.59%) QA
21 22 (8.59%) WCDMA
22 21 (8.20%) SQL
22 21 (8.20%) Oracle

LTE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (0.39%) MTS
Applications
1 12 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 120 (46.88%) GSM
1 120 (46.88%) 3G
2 101 (39.45%) UMTS
3 98 (38.28%) Wireless
4 86 (33.59%) 2G
5 65 (25.39%) 4G
6 62 (24.22%) Radio Access Network
7 37 (14.45%) VoLTE
7 37 (14.45%) SS7
8 34 (13.28%) 3GPP
9 28 (10.94%) WiMAX
10 27 (10.55%) LAN
11 22 (8.59%) WCDMA
12 18 (7.03%) RNC
12 18 (7.03%) INAP
13 17 (6.64%) GPRS
14 14 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (4.69%) HSPA
15 12 (4.69%) Internet
16 11 (4.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.64%) MySQL
2 9 (3.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.17%) Big Data
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) HBase
5 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.56%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.17%) Subversion
2 3 (1.17%) Trac
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 181 (70.70%) Telecoms
2 30 (11.72%) Electronics
3 27 (10.55%) Marketing
4 20 (7.81%) Billing
5 4 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.56%) Games
6 3 (1.17%) Finance
6 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.17%) French Language
7 2 (0.78%) German Language
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (12.89%) Technical Manager
2 24 (9.38%) Technical Author
2 24 (9.38%) Author
3 20 (7.81%) Software Engineer
4 19 (7.42%) Sales Manager
5 14 (5.47%) Technical Account Manager
5 14 (5.47%) Architect
5 14 (5.47%) Account Manager
5 14 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 13 (5.08%) Developer
6 13 (5.08%) RAN Engineer
7 11 (4.30%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.30%) Consultant
7 11 (4.30%) Test Engineer
8 9 (3.52%) Product Manager
8 9 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.52%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.52%) .NET
2 8 (3.13%) Web Services
3 7 (2.73%) XML
4 5 (1.95%) HTML
5 4 (1.56%) STL
6 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.17%) WPF
6 3 (1.17%) jQuery
6 3 (1.17%) RESTful
6 3 (1.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (1.17%) HTML5
6 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.78%) J2EE
7 2 (0.78%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) WAP
8 1 (0.39%) Middleware
8 1 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.14%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (17.19%) Computer Science
3 29 (11.33%) Handset
4 20 (7.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.95%) Wiki
6 4 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.17%) iDTV
7 3 (1.17%) BBC
7 3 (1.17%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.17%) Telematics
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Physics
9 1 (0.39%) ASIC
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.19%) Linux
2 25 (9.77%) Windows
3 13 (5.08%) UNIX
4 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.34%) Android
6 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.89%) Project Management
2 25 (9.77%) Software Engineering
3 14 (5.47%) Service Delivery
3 14 (5.47%) Validation
3 14 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (4.30%) Network Architecture
5 10 (3.91%) Network Planning
5 10 (3.91%) OO
5 10 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (3.52%) Performance Engineering
6 9 (3.52%) Fault Management
7 8 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 7 (2.73%) Scrum
8 7 (2.73%) Programme Management
8 7 (2.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (2.73%) Business Development
8 7 (2.73%) Product Management
8 7 (2.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (2.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.67%) C++
1 35 (13.67%) Java
2 21 (8.20%) SQL
3 20 (7.81%) C#
3 20 (7.81%) Python
4 18 (7.03%) C
5 14 (5.47%) Perl
6 10 (3.91%) MATLAB
7 8 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.56%) VBScript
9 4 (1.56%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.78%) TTCN
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (33.98%) Degree
2 19 (7.42%) HNC
3 6 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) APMP
4 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) ISEB
4 3 (1.17%) CCNP
4 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCNA
5 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) CCA
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) CCDP
6 1 (0.39%) PhD
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.59%) QA
2 18 (7.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.95%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Netcool
1 1 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Iperf
Vendors
1 26 (10.16%) Ericsson
2 21 (8.20%) Oracle
3 20 (7.81%) Nokia
4 16 (6.25%) Cisco
4 16 (6.25%) Nortel
5 10 (3.91%) VMware
5 10 (3.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (2.73%) Amdocs
6 7 (2.73%) HP
7 6 (2.34%) Mapinfo
7 6 (2.34%) Huawei
7 6 (2.34%) Cramer
7 6 (2.34%) EMC
8 5 (1.95%) Perforce
8 5 (1.95%) Dell
9 4 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.17%) BT
10 3 (1.17%) Actix
11 2 (0.78%) NetHawk
11 2 (0.78%) Anite
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