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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 831 843 859
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.059% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -30.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £57,500 -
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (54.55%) SMS
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) NUnit
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 10 (45.45%) Java ME
3 10 (45.45%) WCF
3 10 (45.45%) NFC
3 10 (45.45%) LINQ
3 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 10 (45.45%) Android
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) MSTest
3 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Phone
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) XAML
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) ISO 8583
5 8 (36.36%) XSLT
5 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SMS
2 10 (45.45%) NFC
3 7 (31.82%) HTTP
4 6 (27.27%) SMTP
4 6 (27.27%) LDAP
4 6 (27.27%) SCTP
4 6 (27.27%) M3UA
5 4 (18.18%) 4G
5 4 (18.18%) XCAP
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) 3G
5 4 (18.18%) 2G
6 3 (13.64%) TCAP
6 3 (13.64%) SCCP
6 3 (13.64%) INAP
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Broadband
6 3 (13.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) NUnit
1 10 (45.45%) MSTest
2 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (36.36%) MSBuild
2 8 (36.36%) WiX
2 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Perl Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) XML
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 10 (45.45%) Java ME
1 10 (45.45%) WCF
1 10 (45.45%) LINQ
2 8 (36.36%) XSLT
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (36.36%) WPF
3 6 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (13.64%) CGI
4 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Android
1 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Phone
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) XAML
3 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) AWK
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.64%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Telerik
2 4 (18.18%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Mitel
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Panasonic