Period
to 20 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 945 1050
Rank change year-on-year +303 +105 +23
Permanent jobs citing LTE 31 98 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.078% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.50% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 64 73
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,500 £80,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,905 19,713 22,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,532 15,292 18,134
Median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £51,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.09% -4.21% +5.56%

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LTE in England

LTE
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LTE in England.

Salary trend for LTE in England

LTE
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LTE in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +204 13 £50,000 -3.38% 6
East of England +129 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Midlands +122 4 £48,500 +10.23% 1
South West +109 4 £33,650 -41.48% 1
West Midlands +95 3 £48,500 +10.23%
London +236 2 £55,625 +48.33% 2
North of England +167 2 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Yorkshire +128 2 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +87 1 £45,000 +9.76% 1
LTE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 17 (54.84%) 4G
2 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
3 13 (41.94%) 3G
3 13 (41.94%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) 5G
5 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (16.13%) MPLS
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) C
8 5 (16.13%) C++
8 5 (16.13%) 3GPP
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) WiMAX
8 5 (16.13%) Network Design
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) 2G
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (12.90%) MIMO
9 4 (12.90%) UMTS
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) Electronics
9 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) MVNO
10 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.68%) F5

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 (6.45%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) 4G
2 13 (41.94%) 3G
2 13 (41.94%) Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) 5G
4 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.13%) 3GPP
5 5 (16.13%) MPLS
5 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) WiMAX
6 4 (12.90%) 2G
6 4 (12.90%) MIMO
6 4 (12.90%) UMTS
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) IPv4
7 3 (9.68%) IPv6
7 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Fire and Rescue
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) LTE Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Development Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) RF Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior RF Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CESG
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Network Design
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) OOD
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Test Management
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
1 5 (16.13%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CCIE
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) HNC
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) HP ALM
2 3 (9.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Brocade
1 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco
1 3 (9.68%) F5
1 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
1 3 (9.68%) HP
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) BT
2 2 (6.45%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.23%) Huawei
3 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (3.23%) Openreach
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Sigfox
3 1 (3.23%) Vertica