Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1026 1038 1056
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 +97
Permanent jobs citing LTE 95 133 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.079% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 111 110
England median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £26,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £78,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -4.55% +10.00%

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 22,436 26,111 29,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.12% 15.52% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,704 21,273 24,315
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -8 40 £49,000 -6.67% 8
London +51 22 £50,000 -31.03% 7
South West +19 11 £37,500 -21.88% 10
East of England +35 10 £47,500 -32.14% 5
Midlands +32 10 £44,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +13 8 £44,000 +3.53% 6
North of England +41 2 £47,000 +70.91%
Yorkshire +38 2 £47,000 +70.91%
East Midlands +22 2 - -
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 62 (65.26%) Telecoms
2 56 (58.95%) GSM
3 45 (47.37%) 4G
4 39 (41.05%) UMTS
5 37 (38.95%) 3G
6 31 (32.63%) Linux
7 26 (27.37%) Degree
8 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (22.11%) ISTQB
9 21 (22.11%) QA
9 21 (22.11%) Test Automation
9 21 (22.11%) GPRS
9 21 (22.11%) 2G
9 21 (22.11%) Wireless
10 19 (20.00%) ISEB
11 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (15.79%) 5G
13 14 (14.74%) C
13 14 (14.74%) SQL
13 14 (14.74%) AirWatch
14 13 (13.68%) Radio Access Network
14 13 (13.68%) Windows
14 13 (13.68%) Python
15 12 (12.63%) PSTN
15 12 (12.63%) Apple
15 12 (12.63%) Workflow
15 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
15 12 (12.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 12 (12.63%) Apple iOS
15 12 (12.63%) MobileIron

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 12 (12.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (58.95%) GSM
2 45 (47.37%) 4G
3 39 (41.05%) UMTS
4 37 (38.95%) 3G
5 21 (22.11%) 2G
5 21 (22.11%) GPRS
5 21 (22.11%) Wireless
6 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (15.79%) 5G
8 13 (13.68%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (12.63%) PSTN
10 11 (11.58%) WCDMA
11 10 (10.53%) CDMA
12 8 (8.42%) Firewall
13 7 (7.37%) WiMAX
14 6 (6.32%) Ethernet
14 6 (6.32%) HTTP
14 6 (6.32%) IPsec
14 6 (6.32%) LAN
14 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.37%) Selenium
2 7 (7.37%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.11%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.11%) Rational Quality Manager
4 1 (1.05%) Maven
4 1 (1.05%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 62 (65.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.53%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Finance
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (12.63%) Tester
2 9 (9.47%) Test Engineer
2 9 (9.47%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) 4G Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Automation Tester
4 7 (7.37%) Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Developer in Test
5 6 (6.32%) Development Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) IT Trainer
5 6 (6.32%) LTE Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Performance Manager
5 6 (6.32%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Software Tester
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Trainer
5 6 (6.32%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.21%) Fintech
3 4 (4.21%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.11%) Handset
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.11%) W3C
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.05%) SIMD
5 1 (1.05%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Windows
3 12 (12.63%) Android
3 12 (12.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.42%) CentOS
4 8 (8.42%) Unix
5 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) Test Automation
3 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (12.63%) Workflow
4 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
5 10 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 10 (10.53%) ITIL
6 9 (9.47%) Availability Management
7 8 (8.42%) Defect Management
7 8 (8.42%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.42%) Kanban
7 8 (8.42%) Scrum
8 7 (7.37%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.37%) Validation
9 6 (6.32%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (6.32%) Coaching
9 6 (6.32%) SDET
9 6 (6.32%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.32%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) C
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) Python
3 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (11.58%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) C++
5 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.37%) Groovy
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Degree
2 21 (22.11%) ISTQB
3 19 (20.00%) ISEB
4 9 (9.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.32%) CCNP
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) HNC
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.11%) HND
8 2 (2.11%) PhD
9 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.11%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.05%) KVM
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) AirWatch
2 8 (8.42%) Netcool
3 6 (6.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Apple
1 12 (12.63%) Atlassian
1 12 (12.63%) MobileIron
2 9 (9.47%) Huawei
2 9 (9.47%) Nokia
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.42%) Remedy
4 7 (7.37%) HP
5 6 (6.32%) Cerillion
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix
5 6 (6.32%) Comptel
5 6 (6.32%) IBM
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle
6 5 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.21%) Actix
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco
7 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.21%) Nortel
8 2 (2.11%) CA
8 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds