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

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 793 840
Rank change year-on-year -21 +47  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 56 120 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.72% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 99
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £37,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,000 £75,400
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 14378 16628 19302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.91% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11702 13814 15724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,993 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the UK

LTE
Top 27 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 23 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 -11 54 £45,000 -17.43% 22
South East +31 33 £45,000 -6.25% 11
Surrey +44 16 £51,250 +10.81% 6
Berkshire +3 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Slough +12 11 £45,000 +18.42%
Camberley +19 9 £55,000 +15.78% 5
East of England -10 8 £47,000 -6.00% 1
London -1 6 £58,750 -9.61% 8
Cambridgeshire -19 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridge -22 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -7 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Dorset - 4 £42,500 -
Whitstable - 3 £31,750 -
Kent - 3 £31,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 2 £49,000 -9.25%
West Midlands - 2 £48,000 -
Staines - 2 £36,750 -
Warwickshire - 2 £48,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £49,000 -
Rugby - 2 £48,000 -
Hampshire +7 1 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Newbury -6 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 47 (42.34%) C++
3 46 (41.44%) C
4 41 (36.94%) Wireless
4 41 (36.94%) 4G
5 39 (35.14%) GSM
6 36 (32.43%) Linux
6 36 (32.43%) Degree
7 35 (31.53%) UMTS
8 33 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
8 33 (29.73%) 3G
9 29 (26.13%) Python
10 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
11 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
12 21 (18.92%) Bluetooth
12 21 (18.92%) Cisco
13 19 (17.12%) MATLAB
14 18 (16.22%) DVB
14 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
14 18 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
14 18 (16.22%) Signal Processing
14 18 (16.22%) Diameter Protocol
15 15 (13.51%) Java
16 14 (12.61%) VoIP
16 14 (12.61%) Internet
17 13 (11.71%) 2G
17 13 (11.71%) GPRS
17 13 (11.71%) Subversion
17 13 (11.71%) Internet of Things
18 12 (10.81%) VoLTE

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 41 (36.94%) 4G
1 41 (36.94%) Wireless
2 39 (35.14%) GSM
3 35 (31.53%) UMTS
4 33 (29.73%) 3G
4 33 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (18.92%) Bluetooth
6 18 (16.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 18 (16.22%) DVB
7 14 (12.61%) Internet
7 14 (12.61%) VoIP
8 13 (11.71%) 2G
8 13 (11.71%) GPRS
9 12 (10.81%) Asterisk PBX
9 12 (10.81%) VoLTE
10 11 (9.91%) RANAP
10 11 (9.91%) RTP
11 10 (9.01%) PBX
11 10 (9.01%) Wireshark
12 9 (8.11%) IPsec
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 13 (11.71%) Subversion
2 11 (9.91%) GCC
3 10 (9.01%) GDB
3 10 (9.01%) Trac
4 6 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.60%) Maven
6 3 (2.70%) JIRA
6 3 (2.70%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 77 (69.37%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.21%) Electronics
3 7 (6.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Back Office
4 4 (3.60%) Military
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.80%) Finance
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.22%) Software Engineer
2 17 (15.32%) LTE Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) DSP Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) MATLAB Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Core Network Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Design Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) ASIC Design Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Digital Design Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Junior
10 6 (5.41%) RF Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (9.01%) 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 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (5.41%) ASIC
6 6 (5.41%) SystemC
6 6 (5.41%) Verilog
7 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.60%) Handset
9 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.80%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.90%) CCTV
10 1 (0.90%) Fintech
10 1 (0.90%) iPhone
10 1 (0.90%) Smart City
10 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Android
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
2 18 (16.22%) Signal Processing
3 11 (9.91%) Multithreading
3 11 (9.91%) OO
4 10 (9.01%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (9.01%) 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
7 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.41%) Project Management
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.60%) Kanban
9 4 (3.60%) Logistics
9 4 (3.60%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.34%) C++
2 46 (41.44%) C
3 29 (26.13%) Python
4 19 (17.12%) MATLAB
5 15 (13.51%) 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%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.90%) C#
13 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.90%) Objective-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 9 (8.11%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) Def Stans
3 4 (3.60%) PMO
4 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) iptables
2 1 (0.90%) pfSense
2 1 (0.90%) Snort
2 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 21 (18.92%) Cisco
2 9 (8.11%) Ericsson
3 8 (7.21%) 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
6 1 (0.90%) Apple
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
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Caldicot, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Qualitest
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
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Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
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