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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 917 932 948
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 14 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.021% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 27
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £41,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
16857 19023 19438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.42% 18.36% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14115 15178 15440
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +15 9 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £44,000 - 2
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) HTTP
2 20 (68.97%) SOAP
3 18 (62.07%) VoIP
3 18 (62.07%) SCCP
3 18 (62.07%) TCAP
3 18 (62.07%) SIGTRAN
3 18 (62.07%) SCTP
3 18 (62.07%) M3UA
4 17 (58.62%) INAP
5 15 (51.72%) 3G
5 15 (51.72%) 2G
5 15 (51.72%) 4G
6 14 (48.28%) Defect Management
6 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
6 14 (48.28%) Test Management
6 14 (48.28%) ISEB
7 13 (44.83%) QA
7 13 (44.83%) RANAP
7 13 (44.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
8 11 (37.93%) Software Delivery
9 10 (34.48%) Agilent
9 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (34.48%) MVC
9 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 10 (34.48%) C#
9 10 (34.48%) .NET
10 8 (27.59%) Web Services
10 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (27.59%) SDLC

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) HTTP
2 18 (62.07%) M3UA
2 18 (62.07%) SCCP
2 18 (62.07%) SCTP
2 18 (62.07%) SIGTRAN
2 18 (62.07%) TCAP
2 18 (62.07%) VoIP
3 17 (58.62%) INAP
4 15 (51.72%) 2G
4 15 (51.72%) 3G
4 15 (51.72%) 4G
5 13 (44.83%) RANAP
6 5 (17.24%) GPRS
6 5 (17.24%) GSM
6 5 (17.24%) UMTS
7 4 (13.79%) 3GPP
7 4 (13.79%) Internet
8 3 (10.34%) FTP
8 3 (10.34%) SMTP
8 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Redis
1 5 (17.24%) Riak
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) NUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) ReSharper
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.90%) MSTest
5 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Head of Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Management Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Testing Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) SOAP
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.24%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) WSDL
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.90%) LINQ
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) WPF
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Defect Management
1 14 (48.28%) Test Management
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (37.93%) Software Delivery
3 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (10.34%) SOLID
9 3 (10.34%) TDD
9 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) XPath
3 3 (10.34%) XQuery
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Agilent
2 5 (17.24%) Google
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) Symbian
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