The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank - 315 340
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.059% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.39% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
SMPP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1983 1806 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 15.27% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1593 1961
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SMPP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMPP across the City of London region.

SMPP Salary Trend in the City of London