Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1048 1075 1038
Rank change year-on-year +27 -37 +22
Permanent jobs citing LTE 91 95 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.36% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 82 144
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,725 £35,575 £26,075
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -11.82% +4.76%

LTE is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,493 26,595 31,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.06% 16.01% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,781 21,698 25,874
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in England

LTE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LTE in England

LTE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LTE in England

LTE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 48 £49,500 +1.54% 14
London +54 29 £72,500 - 8
South West +3 7 £48,000 +12.94% 5
Midlands +10 4 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +33 2 £47,000 +70.91% 1
West Midlands +24 2 £40,000 -12.09% 5
North of England +22 2 £47,000 +70.91% 5
East of England +9 2 £45,000 -6.74% 7
East Midlands +7 2 - -
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 46 (50.55%) Telecoms
2 42 (46.15%) GSM
3 40 (43.96%) UMTS
4 35 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (35.16%) 4G
6 30 (32.97%) 3G
7 29 (31.87%) Linux
7 29 (31.87%) Degree
8 25 (27.47%) QA
9 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 21 (23.08%) Wireless
10 20 (21.98%) Python
11 18 (19.78%) C
12 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
12 17 (18.68%) Electronics
12 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (17.58%) CDMA
14 15 (16.48%) GPRS
14 15 (16.48%) Java
15 14 (15.38%) C++
16 13 (14.29%) 2G
17 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
18 11 (12.09%) Perl
18 11 (12.09%) Ethernet
18 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
18 11 (12.09%) Computer Science Degree
19 10 (10.99%) User Experience
19 10 (10.99%) ISEB
19 10 (10.99%) Apple
19 10 (10.99%) ISTQB

LTE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.15%) GSM
2 40 (43.96%) UMTS
3 35 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 32 (35.16%) 4G
5 30 (32.97%) 3G
6 21 (23.08%) Wireless
7 16 (17.58%) CDMA
8 15 (16.48%) GPRS
9 13 (14.29%) 2G
10 11 (12.09%) Ethernet
11 8 (8.79%) LAN
12 6 (6.59%) BGP-4
12 6 (6.59%) Bluetooth
12 6 (6.59%) Firewall
12 6 (6.59%) HTTP
12 6 (6.59%) HTTPS
12 6 (6.59%) IPv4
12 6 (6.59%) IPv6
12 6 (6.59%) OSPF
12 6 (6.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) MS Access
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.10%) Power BI
4 1 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) JIRA
2 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.49%) Selenium
2 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.20%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) GCC
4 1 (1.10%) GDB
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.10%) Trac
General
1 46 (50.55%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.68%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.30%) Law
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (10.99%) Software Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) QA Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Tester
3 8 (8.79%) Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Development Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) IT Trainer
5 6 (6.59%) LTE Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Trainer
5 6 (6.59%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Trainer
6 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Developer in Test
6 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Software Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) XML
3 2 (2.20%) Ajax
3 2 (2.20%) CSS
3 2 (2.20%) CSS3
3 2 (2.20%) HTML5
3 2 (2.20%) jQuery
3 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.20%) WCF
3 2 (2.20%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.20%) XSLT
4 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.10%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
4 1 (1.10%) STL
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.99%) User Experience
4 8 (8.79%) W3C
5 6 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
7 4 (4.40%) Fintech
7 4 (4.40%) Handset
7 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.10%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Android
2 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.59%) CentOS
3 5 (5.49%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (7.69%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) OO
5 6 (6.59%) Coaching
5 6 (6.59%) Defect Management
5 6 (6.59%) Kanban
5 6 (6.59%) OOD
5 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
5 6 (6.59%) Scrum
5 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.49%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (5.49%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (5.49%) Power Management
6 5 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.49%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) Python
2 18 (19.78%) C
3 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 14 (15.38%) C++
6 11 (12.09%) Perl
7 9 (9.89%) Ruby
8 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.69%) SQL
9 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.49%) Groovy
10 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.20%) C#
11 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (10.99%) ISEB
3 10 (10.99%) ISTQB
4 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.79%) CCNP
6 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) CCIE
9 2 (2.20%) HNC
9 2 (2.20%) HND
9 2 (2.20%) PhD
10 1 (1.10%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.10%) CCNA
10 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) MISRA
2 2 (2.20%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) KVM
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) Netcool
2 1 (1.10%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Apple
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.49%) BT
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco
4 5 (5.49%) MobileIron
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Dell
6 2 (2.20%) EMC
6 2 (2.20%) F5
6 2 (2.20%) Juniper
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
6 2 (2.20%) OpenText
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) Splunk
7 1 (1.10%) CA
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) Xilinx