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

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 821 823
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 57 114 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.68% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 91 96
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £37,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £80,000
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 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 14393 16653 18928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.19% 16.92% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35626 41572 45755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the UK

LTE
Top 8 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 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
England -8 54 £45,000 -15.49% 21
UK excluding London -7 48 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South East +24 34 £45,000 -6.25% 12
East of England -16 7 £49,000 -5.76% 1
London +17 6 £58,750 -9.61% 6
South West -24 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Midlands - 2 £48,000 -
North of England - 1 £27,500 - 1

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 with a requirement for LTE.

1 77 (69.37%) Telecoms
2 48 (43.24%) C++
3 46 (41.44%) C
4 42 (37.84%) Wireless
5 41 (36.94%) 4G
6 39 (35.14%) GSM
7 38 (34.23%) Linux
8 36 (32.43%) UMTS
8 36 (32.43%) Degree
9 34 (30.63%) 3G
10 33 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (26.13%) Python
12 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
13 23 (20.72%) Cisco
14 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
15 21 (18.92%) Bluetooth
16 19 (17.12%) MATLAB
16 19 (17.12%) Diameter Protocol
17 18 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
17 18 (16.22%) Signal Processing
17 18 (16.22%) DVB
17 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
18 14 (12.61%) Subversion
18 14 (12.61%) Internet
18 14 (12.61%) Java
18 14 (12.61%) VoIP
18 14 (12.61%) GPRS
19 13 (11.71%) 2G
19 13 (11.71%) Asterisk PBX
19 13 (11.71%) Internet of Things

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.90%) Apache
1 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) Wireless
2 41 (36.94%) 4G
3 39 (35.14%) GSM
4 36 (32.43%) UMTS
5 34 (30.63%) 3G
6 33 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (18.92%) Bluetooth
8 19 (17.12%) Diameter Protocol
9 18 (16.22%) DVB
10 14 (12.61%) GPRS
10 14 (12.61%) Internet
10 14 (12.61%) VoIP
11 13 (11.71%) 2G
11 13 (11.71%) Asterisk PBX
12 12 (10.81%) RANAP
12 12 (10.81%) RTP
12 12 (10.81%) VoLTE
13 11 (9.91%) PBX
13 11 (9.91%) Wireshark
14 9 (8.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.60%) MS Access
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Subversion
2 12 (10.81%) GCC
3 11 (9.91%) GDB
3 11 (9.91%) Trac
4 6 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.60%) Maven
6 3 (2.70%) JIRA
6 3 (2.70%) NetBeans
General
1 77 (69.37%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.21%) Electronics
2 8 (7.21%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Back Office
3 4 (3.60%) Military
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) LTE Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) DSP Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) MATLAB Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Core Network Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Junior
9 6 (5.41%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (9.91%) STL
2 7 (6.31%) 802.1X
3 6 (5.41%) HTML
4 4 (3.60%) Spring
5 3 (2.70%) WAP
6 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.90%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.90%) Kafka
7 1 (0.90%) LAMP
7 1 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.90%) REST
7 1 (0.90%) Swing
7 1 (0.90%) Web Services
7 1 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.71%) Internet of Things
3 12 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.81%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (5.41%) ASIC
5 6 (5.41%) SystemC
5 6 (5.41%) Verilog
6 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.60%) Handset
8 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.80%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.90%) CCTV
9 1 (0.90%) Fintech
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Smart City
9 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Android
3 4 (3.60%) CentOS
4 3 (2.70%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
2 18 (16.22%) Signal Processing
3 12 (10.81%) Multithreading
3 12 (10.81%) OO
4 11 (9.91%) Cross-Platform Development
4 11 (9.91%) Presales
5 9 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.21%) Network Management
7 6 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (5.41%) FPGA Design
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL
8 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 4 (3.60%) Kanban
9 4 (3.60%) QMS
9 4 (3.60%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) C++
2 46 (41.44%) C
3 29 (26.13%) Python
4 19 (17.12%) MATLAB
5 14 (12.61%) Java
6 12 (10.81%) Perl
7 10 (9.01%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.21%) SQL
9 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.90%) C#
13 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) CCNA
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) CCNP
4 4 (3.60%) HND
5 1 (0.90%) CCENT
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) Def Stans
3 4 (3.60%) PMO
4 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Firmware
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) iptables
3 1 (0.90%) pfSense
3 1 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Netcool
1 4 (3.60%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Cisco
2 9 (8.11%) Ericsson
3 7 (6.31%) Huawei
4 4 (3.60%) NEC
4 4 (3.60%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (3.60%) Nortel
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.60%) Tellabs
5 2 (1.80%) Arqiva
5 2 (1.80%) EMC
5 2 (1.80%) Google
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.90%) BT
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Nokia
6 1 (0.90%) Openreach
6 1 (0.90%) Vertica
6 1 (0.90%) Virgin Media
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