The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 849 876 831
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -45
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 26 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.072% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 22
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
SMPP
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
17399 19498 17782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 18.18% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 15531 14451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SMPP
Salary Trend in England

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

SMPP Salary Trend in England

SMPP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMPP across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SMPP Salary Histogram in England

SMPP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
South West +16 23 £35,000 -22.22% 3
South East +7 3 - -
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
1 29 (90.63%) Visual Studio
1 29 (90.63%) Web Services
1 29 (90.63%) SMTP
1 29 (90.63%) MVC
1 29 (90.63%) jQuery
1 29 (90.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 19 (59.38%) SMS
4 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 18 (56.25%) Workflow
4 18 (56.25%) WinForms
4 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
4 18 (56.25%) Multithreading
4 18 (56.25%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (34.38%) XPath
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (34.38%) XQuery
6 11 (34.38%) FTP
6 11 (34.38%) HTTP
6 11 (34.38%) WSDL

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SMPP 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 SMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) SMTP
2 19 (59.38%) SMS
3 11 (34.38%) FTP
3 11 (34.38%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) SS7
4 3 (9.38%) TCAP
4 3 (9.38%) SCCP
4 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
4 3 (9.38%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (9.38%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (9.38%) GSM
5 2 (6.25%) GPRS
6 1 (3.13%) GGSN
6 1 (3.13%) SGSN
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) Visual Studio
1 29 (90.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) .NET Developer
3 17 (53.13%) Senior Developer
4 11 (34.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
1 29 (90.63%) Web Services
1 29 (90.63%) jQuery
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 18 (56.25%) KnockoutJS
3 18 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (56.25%) WinForms
4 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) WSDL
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Solaris
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) MVC
2 18 (56.25%) Workflow
2 18 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 18 (56.25%) Multithreading
3 11 (34.38%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 11 (34.38%) XQuery
4 11 (34.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
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