The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 866 816 882
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +66
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 14 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.030% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.17% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 2
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
SIGTRAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19099 17526 21064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.55% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15216 14324 17469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in England

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIGTRAN across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in England

SIGTRAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 8 £60,000 +17.07%
South East -16 5 £38,750 -35.41%
East of England -18 1 £47,500 -
SIGTRAN
UK

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 124 (96.88%) Telecoms
2 120 (93.75%) SS7
3 92 (71.88%) TCAP
4 91 (71.09%) 4G
5 89 (69.53%) Erlang
6 87 (67.97%) INAP
7 75 (58.59%) Network Architecture
8 74 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (42.19%) Linux
10 30 (23.44%) UNIX
11 24 (18.75%) Solaris
12 21 (16.41%) GSM
13 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 20 (15.63%) Network Design
14 18 (14.06%) C++
14 18 (14.06%) RTP
15 17 (13.28%) STL
15 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
15 17 (13.28%) VLAN
15 17 (13.28%) Multithreading
15 17 (13.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (12.50%) SQL
17 13 (10.16%) Degree
18 11 (8.59%) Java
18 11 (8.59%) 3G
19 10 (7.81%) Wireless
20 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
20 9 (7.03%) 2G
20 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
21 8 (6.25%) Oracle

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 120 (93.75%) SS7
2 92 (71.88%) TCAP
3 91 (71.09%) 4G
4 87 (67.97%) INAP
5 21 (16.41%) GSM
6 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 18 (14.06%) RTP
8 17 (13.28%) VLAN
9 11 (8.59%) 3G
10 10 (7.81%) Wireless
11 9 (7.03%) 2G
12 7 (5.47%) SMPP
12 7 (5.47%) MVNO
13 6 (4.69%) HTTP
13 6 (4.69%) LDAP
14 4 (3.13%) VoIP
15 3 (2.34%) CDMA
15 3 (2.34%) IMAP
16 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
16 2 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JMeter
1 1 (0.78%) CppUnit
General
1 124 (96.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.25%) Billing
3 5 (3.91%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Developer
1 43 (33.59%) Senior Developer
2 34 (26.56%) Designer
3 20 (15.63%) Test Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) IP Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) C++ Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Network Manager
6 7 (5.47%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) STL
1 17 (13.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (5.47%) .NET
3 4 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
4 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Clustering
3 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.56%) Physics
4 1 (0.78%) IVR
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Linux
2 30 (23.44%) UNIX
3 24 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (58.59%) Network Architecture
2 74 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.63%) Network Design
4 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.28%) Multithreading
5 8 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.47%) OO
7 5 (3.91%) Project Management
8 3 (2.34%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.56%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (1.56%) Logistics
9 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.56%) Line Management
10 1 (0.78%) Test Strategy
10 1 (0.78%) Capacity Management
10 1 (0.78%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.78%) Automated Testing
10 1 (0.78%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.78%) Regression Testing
10 1 (0.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (69.53%) Erlang
2 18 (14.06%) C++
3 16 (12.50%) SQL
4 11 (8.59%) Java
5 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.47%) PowerHouse
6 7 (5.47%) C#
7 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.56%) Perl
8 2 (1.56%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.56%) PMP
3 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.56%) CCNP
3 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (0.78%) CCIE
4 1 (0.78%) CCIP
4 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.78%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.78%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle
2 7 (5.47%) Veritas
2 7 (5.47%) Ericsson
2 7 (5.47%) Huawei
3 3 (2.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.78%) Sun
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix
5 1 (0.78%) Juniper
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Redknee
5 1 (0.78%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) Nokia