Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1010 1029 1094
Rank change year-on-year +19 +65 -234
Permanent jobs citing LTE 138 160 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.083% 0.090% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 113 115 143
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,050 £27,650 £30,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £110,000 £78,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +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 26278 30329 34647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.73% 17.03% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21395 25016 28798
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +37 76 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London +3 29 £72,500 -3.33%
Midlands +49 17 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 16 £45,500 -
South West +27 8 £42,500 -10.05%
East of England +10 6 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +31 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +21 1 £27,500 -1.79%
North of England -3 1 £27,500 -1.79%
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 110 (79.71%) Telecoms
2 64 (46.38%) GSM
3 63 (45.65%) Linux
3 63 (45.65%) UMTS
4 48 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 44 (31.88%) Cisco
5 44 (31.88%) C++
6 43 (31.16%) 4G
7 34 (24.64%) C
8 32 (23.19%) Wireshark
9 31 (22.46%) Diameter Protocol
10 30 (21.74%) RANAP
10 30 (21.74%) 3G
11 26 (18.84%) GCC
12 25 (18.12%) Asterisk PBX
12 25 (18.12%) Multithreading
12 25 (18.12%) Subversion
13 24 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 24 (17.39%) GDB
13 24 (17.39%) RTP
13 24 (17.39%) OO
13 24 (17.39%) STL
13 24 (17.39%) VoIP
13 24 (17.39%) PBX
13 24 (17.39%) Trac
13 24 (17.39%) Cross-Platform Development
14 23 (16.67%) Python
14 23 (16.67%) SGSN
14 23 (16.67%) MGW
15 22 (15.94%) GGSN

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 1 (0.72%) Apache
1 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (46.38%) GSM
2 63 (45.65%) UMTS
3 43 (31.16%) 4G
4 32 (23.19%) Wireshark
5 31 (22.46%) Diameter Protocol
6 30 (21.74%) 3G
6 30 (21.74%) RANAP
7 25 (18.12%) Asterisk PBX
8 24 (17.39%) PBX
8 24 (17.39%) RTP
8 24 (17.39%) VoIP
9 23 (16.67%) MGW
9 23 (16.67%) SGSN
10 22 (15.94%) GGSN
10 22 (15.94%) Wireless
11 19 (13.77%) IPsec
12 18 (13.04%) IPv4
13 16 (11.59%) Radio Access Network
14 15 (10.87%) M3UA
14 15 (10.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) MS Access
2 2 (1.45%) Big Data
2 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.72%) HBase
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack Swift
3 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.72%) Redis
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (18.84%) GCC
2 25 (18.12%) Subversion
3 24 (17.39%) GDB
3 24 (17.39%) Trac
4 6 (4.35%) JIRA
5 4 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.45%) Maven
8 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.72%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (79.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.35%) Back Office
3 4 (2.90%) Billing
3 4 (2.90%) Finance
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (34.78%) Telecoms Engineer
2 34 (24.64%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) Network Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Architect
5 20 (14.49%) Core Network Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 19 (13.77%) Systems Architect
7 17 (12.32%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (8.70%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Architect
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Systems Architect
10 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Telecoms Support Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Test Manager
11 9 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (5.07%) Developer
12 7 (5.07%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
12 7 (5.07%) Telecoms Manager
13 6 (4.35%) Telecoms Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (17.39%) STL
2 13 (9.42%) XMPP
3 7 (5.07%) HTML
4 6 (4.35%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.17%) Middleware
6 2 (1.45%) CSS
6 2 (1.45%) Kafka
6 2 (1.45%) REST
6 2 (1.45%) SOAP
6 2 (1.45%) Spring
7 1 (0.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.72%) CSS3
7 1 (0.72%) HTML5
7 1 (0.72%) LAMP
7 1 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Internet of Things
2 13 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.90%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.45%) Handset
8 2 (1.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 63 (45.65%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Android
3 5 (3.62%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.45%) CentOS
5 2 (1.45%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 25 (18.12%) Multithreading
3 24 (17.39%) Cross-Platform Development
3 24 (17.39%) OO
4 11 (7.97%) Presales
5 8 (5.80%) Business Development
5 8 (5.80%) Process Improvement
5 8 (5.80%) Project Management
5 8 (5.80%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.35%) Coaching
6 6 (4.35%) ITIL
6 6 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.35%) Logistics
6 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 6 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.35%) QMS
6 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.88%) C++
2 34 (24.64%) C
3 23 (16.67%) Python
4 21 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.49%) Perl
6 10 (7.25%) Java
7 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.90%) SQL
10 3 (2.17%) C#
11 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.62%) CCNP
3 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) CCNA
4 4 (2.90%) HND
5 2 (1.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) CCIE
6 1 (0.72%) CWNA
6 1 (0.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) PMO
3 4 (2.90%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.45%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.45%) MISRA
4 2 (1.45%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (31.88%) Cisco
2 13 (9.42%) IBM
2 13 (9.42%) Sigfox
3 6 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 6 (4.35%) Huawei
3 6 (4.35%) NEC
3 6 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
3 6 (4.35%) Nortel
3 6 (4.35%) Tellabs
4 5 (3.62%) HP
5 4 (2.90%) Actix
5 4 (2.90%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.45%) Intel
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.72%) Juniper
7 1 (0.72%) Vertica