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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 384 425
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 34 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.50% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 22
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £86,750 £65,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

LTE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2747 3667 4475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.82% 19.91% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7037 10059 12158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £66,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

LTE
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the South East

LTE
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +40 17 £52,500 +13.51% 7
Berkshire +5 12 £45,000 +15.38%
Kent - 3 £31,750 - 1
Hampshire +16 1 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
LTE
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 45 (77.59%) Telecoms
2 34 (58.62%) Linux
3 33 (56.90%) GSM
4 32 (55.17%) UMTS
5 28 (48.28%) C++
6 24 (41.38%) 4G
7 19 (32.76%) 3G
8 18 (31.03%) C
8 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco
10 15 (25.86%) Diameter Protocol
11 14 (24.14%) Subversion
12 13 (22.41%) Java
13 12 (20.69%) OO
13 12 (20.69%) RTP
13 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (20.69%) Wireless
13 12 (20.69%) RANAP
13 12 (20.69%) GCC
13 12 (20.69%) Degree
13 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
14 11 (18.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (18.97%) GDB
14 11 (18.97%) Asterisk PBX
14 11 (18.97%) Trac
14 11 (18.97%) Cross-Platform Development
14 11 (18.97%) Wireshark
14 11 (18.97%) PBX
14 11 (18.97%) STL
15 10 (17.24%) Perl

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:

Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) GSM
2 32 (55.17%) UMTS
3 24 (41.38%) 4G
4 19 (32.76%) 3G
5 15 (25.86%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (20.69%) RANAP
6 12 (20.69%) RTP
6 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (20.69%) Wireless
7 11 (18.97%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (18.97%) PBX
7 11 (18.97%) Wireshark
8 8 (13.79%) 2G
8 8 (13.79%) GPRS
8 8 (13.79%) MGW
8 8 (13.79%) SGSN
9 7 (12.07%) VoLTE
10 6 (10.34%) IPv4
10 6 (10.34%) VoIP
11 5 (8.62%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (6.90%) MS Access
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Subversion
2 12 (20.69%) GCC
3 11 (18.97%) GDB
3 11 (18.97%) Trac
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (77.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Electronics
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Telecoms Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Core Network Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) C Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C/C++ Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) LTE Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (18.97%) STL
2 5 (8.62%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) Spring
4 3 (5.17%) WAP
5 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.72%) JavaFX
6 1 (1.72%) Kafka
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) Swing
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Handset
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
2 12 (20.69%) OO
3 11 (18.97%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.62%) Presales
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 4 (6.90%) Kanban
6 4 (6.90%) Logistics
6 4 (6.90%) Network Performance Management
6 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.90%) QMS
6 4 (6.90%) Scrum
6 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.45%) Test Management
9 1 (1.72%) Analytics
9 1 (1.72%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C++
2 18 (31.03%) C
3 13 (22.41%) Java
4 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.24%) Perl
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PMO
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Netcool
1 4 (6.90%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) Ericsson
3 4 (6.90%) Huawei
3 4 (6.90%) NEC
3 4 (6.90%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (6.90%) Nortel
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.90%) Tellabs
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Vertica
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