The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 800 831
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 38 143 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 111 100
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.90% +10.00%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13534 16742 19659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10977 13870 15738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LTE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in the UK

LTE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LTE in the UK

LTE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LTE over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the UK

LTE
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -32 38 £47,500 -13.63% 10
South East +26 17 £51,250 -12.76% 8
East of England +5 17 £45,000 -13.46%
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge -10 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Surrey +42 9 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Camberley +23 6 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Berkshire 0 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Hertfordshire +11 3 £49,000 -10.09%
London +8 3 £77,500 +63.15% 1
Newbury +4 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Borehamwood - 3 £49,000 -
Hampshire +23 2 £56,250 +2.27%
Staines - 2 £35,000 -
Kent +22 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
Slough +9 1 - -
Basingstoke +1 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Whitstable +1 1 - -
Durham - 1 £37,500 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 with a requirement for LTE.

1 64 (68.82%) Telecoms
2 40 (43.01%) C++
3 39 (41.94%) Wireless
3 39 (41.94%) Degree
4 34 (36.56%) GSM
5 32 (34.41%) C
6 30 (32.26%) UMTS
6 30 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (30.11%) Python
8 24 (25.81%) Bluetooth
8 24 (25.81%) 4G
9 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
9 23 (24.73%) 3G
10 21 (22.58%) Linux
10 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
11 20 (21.51%) Mathematics
11 20 (21.51%) MATLAB
12 19 (20.43%) Digital Signal Processing
12 19 (20.43%) Signal Processing
13 18 (19.35%) DVB
13 18 (19.35%) Diameter Protocol
14 15 (16.13%) 2G
15 14 (15.05%) Cisco
16 13 (13.98%) Internet
17 12 (12.90%) Electronics
17 12 (12.90%) Smartphone
17 12 (12.90%) Subversion
17 12 (12.90%) Internet of Things
17 12 (12.90%) Algorithms
18 11 (11.83%) RANAP

LTE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.94%) Wireless
2 34 (36.56%) GSM
3 30 (32.26%) UMTS
3 30 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (25.81%) 4G
4 24 (25.81%) Bluetooth
5 23 (24.73%) 3G
6 18 (19.35%) Diameter Protocol
6 18 (19.35%) DVB
7 15 (16.13%) 2G
8 13 (13.98%) Internet
9 11 (11.83%) Asterisk PBX
9 11 (11.83%) RANAP
9 11 (11.83%) RTP
9 11 (11.83%) VoLTE
10 10 (10.75%) GPRS
10 10 (10.75%) PBX
10 10 (10.75%) VoIP
10 10 (10.75%) Wireshark
11 8 (8.60%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Subversion
2 10 (10.75%) GCC
2 10 (10.75%) GDB
2 10 (10.75%) Trac
3 4 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) Maven
4 2 (2.15%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.08%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 64 (68.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.90%) Electronics
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 5 (5.38%) Military
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) LTE Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) DSP Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Telecoms Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) MATLAB Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Core Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Design Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) RF Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior Design Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) ASIC Design Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Digital Design Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) FPGA Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (10.75%) STL
2 5 (5.38%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.15%) Ajax
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) HTML5
3 2 (2.15%) jQuery
3 2 (2.15%) JSON
3 2 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.15%) Spring
3 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.15%) WAP
4 1 (1.08%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) Swing
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 12 (12.90%) Smartphone
3 10 (10.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.45%) ASIC
5 6 (6.45%) SystemC
5 6 (6.45%) Verilog
6 3 (3.23%) Handset
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.15%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) CentOS
3 2 (2.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.08%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 20 (21.51%) Mathematics
3 19 (20.43%) Digital Signal Processing
3 19 (20.43%) Signal Processing
4 11 (11.83%) OO
5 10 (10.75%) Cross-Platform Development
5 10 (10.75%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.53%) Business Development
8 6 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (6.45%) FPGA Design
8 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.45%) Network Management
9 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.38%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (5.38%) ITIL
9 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.38%) Presales
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) C++
2 32 (34.41%) C
3 28 (30.11%) Python
4 20 (21.51%) MATLAB
5 10 (10.75%) Perl
6 8 (8.60%) Java
7 6 (6.45%) SQL
8 4 (4.30%) Tcl
9 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.08%) C#
11 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) CCENT
3 1 (1.08%) CCNA
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) Def Stans
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) iptables
2 1 (1.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Netcool
1 4 (4.30%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Cisco
2 6 (6.45%) Ericsson
3 5 (5.38%) Huawei
4 4 (4.30%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) Arqiva
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Nokia
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) BT
6 1 (1.08%) Intel
6 1 (1.08%) Openreach
6 1 (1.08%) Virgin Media
Crawley, West Sussex
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum Matched Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Pearson Frank
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London, UK
Vodafone
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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