The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP 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 TCAP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 312 332 330
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £36,250
TCAP
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
1847 1860 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 15.29% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1641 2102
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TCAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

TCAP Salary Trend in the City of London

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) SS7
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 15 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
2 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
2 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) INAP
2 8 (53.33%) STL
2 8 (53.33%) RTP
2 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) GSM
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) MVNO
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Veritas
3 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (46.67%) 3G
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) Billing
3 7 (46.67%) 2G
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing TCAP 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 TCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SS7
1 15 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
2 8 (53.33%) INAP
2 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) GSM
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) RTP
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) 3G
3 7 (46.67%) 2G
3 7 (46.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) IP Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior IP Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) STL
1 8 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
1 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
2 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas
1 7 (46.67%) Huawei
2 3 (20.00%) Ericsson