The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.78%
SS7
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 255 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.43% 16.30% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 226 192 209
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SS7
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Bristol region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Bristol

SS7
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 24 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 24 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 24 (100.00%) Erlang
2 22 (91.67%) 4G
3 18 (75.00%) INAP
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) Network Architecture
4 16 (66.67%) TCAP
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) IMAP
6 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) SMPP
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
2 22 (91.67%) 4G
3 18 (75.00%) INAP
4 16 (66.67%) TCAP
5 2 (8.33%) IMAP
5 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (8.33%) SMTP
5 2 (8.33%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) SMPP
General
1 24 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Designer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Solaris
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree