Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 1025 1127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +102 -259
Permanent jobs citing LTE 126 129 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.077% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 105 101 106
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,500 £29,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £110,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

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 25,048 28,392 32,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.45% 16.91% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,434 23,215 27,080
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +23 64 £55,000 +10.00% 11
London +22 32 £75,000 - 4
Midlands +28 15 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 14 £42,500 -
East of England +11 8 £70,000 +27.27% 5
South West -1 6 £49,000 -12.89% 2
East Midlands +23 1 £37,500 - 1
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 100 (79.37%) Telecoms
2 65 (51.59%) GSM
2 65 (51.59%) UMTS
3 56 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 55 (43.65%) Linux
5 45 (35.71%) Cisco
6 43 (34.13%) Wireshark
7 41 (32.54%) C++
8 40 (31.75%) Diameter Protocol
9 39 (30.95%) RANAP
10 35 (27.78%) OO
11 34 (26.98%) STL
11 34 (26.98%) RTP
12 33 (26.19%) PBX
12 33 (26.19%) GGSN
12 33 (26.19%) SGSN
12 33 (26.19%) Multithreading
12 33 (26.19%) Subversion
12 33 (26.19%) MGW
12 33 (26.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 33 (26.19%) Asterisk PBX
12 33 (26.19%) GCC
12 33 (26.19%) GDB
12 33 (26.19%) Trac
12 33 (26.19%) Cross-Platform Development
13 28 (22.22%) 4G
14 26 (20.63%) 3G
15 20 (15.87%) Python
15 20 (15.87%) Degree
16 18 (14.29%) Wireless

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 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (51.59%) GSM
1 65 (51.59%) UMTS
2 43 (34.13%) Wireshark
3 40 (31.75%) Diameter Protocol
4 39 (30.95%) RANAP
5 34 (26.98%) RTP
6 33 (26.19%) Asterisk PBX
6 33 (26.19%) GGSN
6 33 (26.19%) MGW
6 33 (26.19%) PBX
6 33 (26.19%) SGSN
7 28 (22.22%) 4G
8 26 (20.63%) 3G
9 18 (14.29%) Wireless
10 16 (12.70%) VoIP
11 15 (11.90%) Radio Access Network
12 13 (10.32%) 5G
12 13 (10.32%) Ethernet
13 12 (9.52%) IPsec
14 11 (8.73%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (1.59%) Big Data
1 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.59%) HBase
1 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.59%) Redis
1 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) GCC
1 33 (26.19%) GDB
1 33 (26.19%) Subversion
1 33 (26.19%) Trac
2 11 (8.73%) JIRA
3 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (79.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Electronics
3 4 (3.17%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (41.27%) Telecoms Engineer
2 41 (32.54%) Software Engineer
3 33 (26.19%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 27 (21.43%) Core Network Engineer
6 25 (19.84%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 22 (17.46%) Architect
8 18 (14.29%) Systems Architect
9 15 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (11.90%) Test Engineer
10 10 (7.94%) Test Manager
11 9 (7.14%) Senior Architect
11 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (6.35%) Senior Systems Architect
12 8 (6.35%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
12 8 (6.35%) Telecoms Architect
13 7 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 7 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
13 7 (5.56%) Telecoms Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.98%) STL
2 33 (26.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (7.94%) XMPP
4 3 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.59%) Kafka
5 2 (1.59%) REST
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) .NET
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) CSS3
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.73%) Internet of Things
3 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.38%) Handset
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 55 (43.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 35 (27.78%) OO
3 33 (26.19%) Cross-Platform Development
3 33 (26.19%) Multithreading
4 11 (8.73%) Project Management
5 10 (7.94%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Physics
6 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.56%) Business Development
7 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.76%) Coaching
8 6 (4.76%) Defect Management
8 6 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.76%) Service Design
8 6 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) C++
2 20 (15.87%) Python
3 14 (11.11%) C
4 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.52%) Perl
6 8 (6.35%) Java
7 6 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.97%) C#
8 5 (3.97%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.38%) SQL
10 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) Tcl
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.38%) PhD
3 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) CCNP
4 2 (1.59%) HNC
4 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) APMP
5 1 (0.79%) CCIE
5 1 (0.79%) CWNA
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) MISRA
2 3 (2.38%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.59%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 45 (35.71%) Cisco
2 10 (7.94%) HP
2 10 (7.94%) IBM
2 10 (7.94%) Sigfox
3 4 (3.17%) Actix
3 4 (3.17%) Mapinfo
4 2 (1.59%) Intel
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) Juniper
5 1 (0.79%) Sun