The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 245 266
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 9 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.49% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 24
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +58.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

LTE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1093 1142 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.67% 16.67% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 912 947 1239
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing LTE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE in the East of England.

Salary trend for LTE in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -23 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 3 £49,000 -9.25%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 21 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 21 (87.50%) C
3 19 (79.17%) Bluetooth
4 18 (75.00%) C++
4 18 (75.00%) Python
4 18 (75.00%) DVB
4 18 (75.00%) MATLAB
4 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (75.00%) Degree
4 18 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 18 (75.00%) Signal Processing
5 12 (50.00%) Internet of Things
5 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 12 (50.00%) Internet
5 12 (50.00%) Smartphone
6 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Verilog
6 6 (25.00%) ASIC
6 6 (25.00%) FPGA Design
6 6 (25.00%) SystemC
6 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) GSM
8 3 (12.50%) UMTS
8 3 (12.50%) GPRS
8 3 (12.50%) 3G
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Wireless
2 19 (79.17%) Bluetooth
3 18 (75.00%) DVB
3 18 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) GSM
6 3 (12.50%) 3G
6 3 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (12.50%) GPRS
6 3 (12.50%) UMTS
6 3 (12.50%) VoLTE
7 1 (4.17%) 4G
7 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
General
1 21 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DSP Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) LTE Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) MATLAB Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) ASIC Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 12 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (25.00%) ASIC
3 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (25.00%) SystemC
3 6 (25.00%) Verilog
4 1 (4.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (4.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C
2 18 (75.00%) C++
2 18 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 18 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware