Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1048 1031
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing LTE 111 99 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 166
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.49% -3.18%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £65,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -2.22%

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 24,466 26,166 31,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.21% 16.16% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,608 21,379 26,729
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +0.56%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -3 54 £50,000 +5.26% 5
London +18 30 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England -16 14 - - 1
Midlands +15 10 £40,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +19 7 £40,000 -16.67% 1
South West -7 3 £47,500 -17.39% 3
East Midlands - 3 - -
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 59 (53.15%) Telecoms
2 44 (39.64%) UMTS
3 39 (35.14%) GSM
4 38 (34.23%) Wireless
5 37 (33.33%) Linux
6 34 (30.63%) C++
6 34 (30.63%) Degree
7 29 (26.13%) Python
8 28 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (23.42%) C
10 24 (21.62%) Electronics
11 22 (19.82%) 3G
12 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
12 21 (18.92%) 4G
13 19 (17.12%) Wireshark
13 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
14 18 (16.22%) WCDMA
14 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
14 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
15 17 (15.32%) OO
15 17 (15.32%) 3GPP
16 16 (14.41%) MATLAB
16 16 (14.41%) Cisco
16 16 (14.41%) Perl
16 16 (14.41%) Mobile App
17 15 (13.51%) STL
17 15 (13.51%) RTP
18 14 (12.61%) Java
18 14 (12.61%) GPRS
18 14 (12.61%) QA

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 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (39.64%) UMTS
2 39 (35.14%) GSM
3 38 (34.23%) Wireless
4 28 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (19.82%) 3G
6 21 (18.92%) 4G
7 19 (17.12%) Wireshark
8 18 (16.22%) WCDMA
9 17 (15.32%) 3GPP
10 15 (13.51%) RTP
11 14 (12.61%) GPRS
12 11 (9.91%) Diameter Protocol
12 11 (9.91%) GGSN
12 11 (9.91%) SGSN
13 10 (9.01%) Asterisk PBX
13 10 (9.01%) Ethernet
13 10 (9.01%) MGW
13 10 (9.01%) PBX
13 10 (9.01%) RANAP
14 9 (8.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.90%) Power BI
6 1 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) GCC
1 10 (9.01%) GDB
1 10 (9.01%) Subversion
1 10 (9.01%) Trac
2 9 (8.11%) ClearCase
2 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
4 5 (4.50%) LabVIEW
5 4 (3.60%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.80%) Selenium
7 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (53.15%) Telecoms
2 24 (21.62%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Law
3 3 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Test Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Network Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Developer
6 11 (9.91%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Core Network Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Development Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Wireless Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Network Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Network Performance Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Performance Manager
11 5 (4.50%) Algorithm Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) STL
2 13 (11.71%) HTML
3 12 (10.81%) XML
4 10 (9.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (8.11%) Ajax
5 9 (8.11%) CSS
5 9 (8.11%) CSS3
5 9 (8.11%) HTML5
5 9 (8.11%) jQuery
5 9 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (8.11%) WCF
5 9 (8.11%) XSLT
6 6 (5.41%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.80%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.90%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.41%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.61%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.71%) W3C
5 9 (8.11%) N-Tier
6 6 (5.41%) User Experience
7 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.80%) Handset
10 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (6.31%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.50%) Solaris
3 5 (4.50%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.70%) Windows
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
1 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
2 17 (15.32%) OO
3 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.91%) Multithreading
5 10 (9.01%) Cross-Platform Development
6 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 9 (8.11%) MVC
6 9 (8.11%) Signal Processing
6 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.31%) Decision-Making
8 7 (6.31%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.31%) Performance Management
9 6 (5.41%) Network Performance Management
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) C++
2 29 (26.13%) Python
3 26 (23.42%) C
4 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) MATLAB
5 16 (14.41%) Perl
6 14 (12.61%) Java
7 9 (8.11%) C#
8 8 (7.21%) Embedded C
8 8 (7.21%) Ruby
9 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.50%) SQL
9 5 (4.50%) Tcl
10 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.70%) TTCN
11 2 (1.80%) R
12 1 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (30.63%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) PhD
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.70%) HNC
6 3 (2.70%) HND
7 2 (1.80%) CCIE
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.90%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.90%) CCNA
8 1 (0.90%) ISEB
8 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) MISRA
2 4 (3.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (4.50%) Netcool
3 2 (1.80%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Cisco
2 6 (5.41%) Apple
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) BT
3 5 (4.50%) Sun
4 3 (2.70%) Juniper
4 3 (2.70%) OpenText
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.70%) Tableau
5 2 (1.80%) Dell
5 2 (1.80%) EMC
5 2 (1.80%) F5
5 2 (1.80%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) NetApp
5 2 (1.80%) Splunk
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.90%) Huawei
6 1 (0.90%) NetScout
6 1 (0.90%) Redknee