Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 497 574
Rank change year-on-year +30 +77 -142
Permanent jobs citing LTE 79 93 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.25% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 64
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £28,475
90th Percentile £67,000 £110,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5438 7468 8545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 21.35% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 5978 6948
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE in the South East.

Salary trend for LTE in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Surrey +41 60 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Thames Valley -6 17 £45,000 -33.82% 1
Berkshire +9 16 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Kent - 2 £31,750 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £37,500 -62.50%
LTE
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for LTE.

1 74 (93.67%) Telecoms
2 60 (75.95%) GSM
2 60 (75.95%) UMTS
3 56 (70.89%) Linux
4 45 (56.96%) Software Engineering
5 43 (54.43%) Cisco
6 42 (53.16%) C++
7 35 (44.30%) Wireshark
8 32 (40.51%) RANAP
8 32 (40.51%) Diameter Protocol
9 28 (35.44%) GCC
10 27 (34.18%) Multithreading
10 27 (34.18%) Subversion
11 26 (32.91%) RTP
11 26 (32.91%) STL
11 26 (32.91%) OO
11 26 (32.91%) PBX
11 26 (32.91%) GDB
11 26 (32.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 26 (32.91%) Trac
11 26 (32.91%) Asterisk PBX
11 26 (32.91%) Cross-Platform Development
12 25 (31.65%) MGW
12 25 (31.65%) SGSN
13 24 (30.38%) GGSN
14 21 (26.58%) VoIP
14 21 (26.58%) Python
14 21 (26.58%) C
14 21 (26.58%) Perl
14 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell

LTE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 60 (75.95%) GSM
1 60 (75.95%) UMTS
2 35 (44.30%) Wireshark
3 32 (40.51%) Diameter Protocol
3 32 (40.51%) RANAP
4 26 (32.91%) Asterisk PBX
4 26 (32.91%) PBX
4 26 (32.91%) RTP
5 25 (31.65%) MGW
5 25 (31.65%) SGSN
6 24 (30.38%) GGSN
7 21 (26.58%) VoIP
8 16 (20.25%) 4G
8 16 (20.25%) IPsec
8 16 (20.25%) M3UA
8 16 (20.25%) SCCP
8 16 (20.25%) SCTP
8 16 (20.25%) TCAP
8 16 (20.25%) VPN
9 10 (12.66%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) HBase
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) Redis
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) GCC
2 27 (34.18%) Subversion
3 26 (32.91%) GDB
3 26 (32.91%) Trac
4 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
General
1 74 (93.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (55.70%) Telecoms Engineer
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineer
3 26 (32.91%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (27.85%) Core Network Engineer
4 22 (27.85%) Network Engineer
5 21 (26.58%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 16 (20.25%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Build Manager
9 6 (7.59%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (7.59%) Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Systems Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (32.91%) STL
2 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) Kafka
3 2 (2.53%) Spring
4 1 (1.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.89%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Software Engineering
2 27 (34.18%) Multithreading
3 26 (32.91%) Cross-Platform Development
3 26 (32.91%) OO
4 6 (7.59%) Logistics
4 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
4 6 (7.59%) Presales
4 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
4 6 (7.59%) QMS
5 5 (6.33%) OOP
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.06%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (5.06%) Radio Network Optimisation
7 3 (3.80%) Scrum
8 2 (2.53%) Kanban
9 1 (1.27%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.27%) Test Management
9 1 (1.27%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) C++
2 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
2 21 (26.58%) C
2 21 (26.58%) Perl
2 21 (26.58%) Python
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) CCIE
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Cisco
2 6 (7.59%) Ericsson
2 6 (7.59%) Huawei
2 6 (7.59%) NEC
2 6 (7.59%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (7.59%) Nortel
2 6 (7.59%) Tellabs
3 4 (5.06%) Actix
3 4 (5.06%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Juniper
5 1 (1.27%) Vertica