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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 860 856 881
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.062% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -30.61%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -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
18790 17828 21588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.03% 17.52% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15278 14071 18110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
East of England - 8 £52,500 -
South East - 2 £65,000 -
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) HTTP
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SOAP
3 12 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) LDAP
3 12 (42.86%) SCTP
3 12 (42.86%) M3UA
4 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (39.29%) WCF
4 11 (39.29%) LINQ
4 11 (39.29%) SMS
4 11 (39.29%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
5 10 (35.71%) MVC
5 10 (35.71%) NFC
5 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 10 (35.71%) Java ME
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
5 10 (35.71%) NUnit
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Phone
5 10 (35.71%) Android
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) MSTest
5 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) HTTP
2 12 (42.86%) LDAP
2 12 (42.86%) SCTP
2 12 (42.86%) M3UA
3 11 (39.29%) SMS
4 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) NFC
5 9 (32.14%) SMTP
5 9 (32.14%) Broadband
5 9 (32.14%) Internet
5 9 (32.14%) IMAP
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) GSM
7 4 (14.29%) 3G
7 4 (14.29%) XCAP
7 4 (14.29%) 4G
7 4 (14.29%) 2G
8 3 (10.71%) LTE
8 3 (10.71%) MGW
8 3 (10.71%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) NUnit
1 10 (35.71%) MSTest
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (28.57%) WiX
3 8 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 9 (32.14%) Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Design Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Senior Design Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) SOAP
2 11 (39.29%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) WCF
2 11 (39.29%) LINQ
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 10 (35.71%) Java ME
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 8 (28.57%) XSLT
5 8 (28.57%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 9 (32.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Android
1 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Phone
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) XAML
3 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Telerik
2 4 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft