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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 861 820 850
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 14 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.16% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 12
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-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
19424 17798 20495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.71% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15519 14486 16959
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

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 2 September 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 2 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
South East -22 10 - -
London -14 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 16 (37.21%) C#
4 16 (37.21%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) SMS
5 15 (34.88%) HTTP
6 14 (32.56%) SOAP
6 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (32.56%) NFC
7 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
7 13 (30.23%) Android
7 13 (30.23%) Degree
7 13 (30.23%) WPF
7 13 (30.23%) MSTest
7 13 (30.23%) Apple iOS
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Phone
7 13 (30.23%) MSBuild
7 13 (30.23%) Linux
7 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) Blackberry
7 13 (30.23%) MVC
7 13 (30.23%) XAML
8 12 (27.91%) NUnit
8 12 (27.91%) Banking
8 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.91%) XML
8 12 (27.91%) LDAP

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (4.65%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) SMS
2 15 (34.88%) HTTP
3 14 (32.56%) NFC
4 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (27.91%) LDAP
5 11 (25.58%) SMTP
5 11 (25.58%) IMAP
5 11 (25.58%) SCTP
5 11 (25.58%) M3UA
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
6 10 (23.26%) SS7
7 9 (20.93%) GSM
7 9 (20.93%) Broadband
8 7 (16.28%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (13.95%) VoIP
10 5 (11.63%) MVNO
11 4 (9.30%) INAP
12 3 (6.98%) XCAP
13 2 (4.65%) 4G
13 2 (4.65%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
1 13 (30.23%) MSTest
1 13 (30.23%) MSBuild
2 12 (27.91%) NUnit
3 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (23.26%) WiX
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 23 (53.49%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 9 (20.93%) Marketing
4 7 (16.28%) Billing
5 4 (9.30%) Finance
6 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Design Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Design Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
2 14 (32.56%) SOAP
3 13 (30.23%) WPF
4 12 (27.91%) LINQ
4 12 (27.91%) WCF
4 12 (27.91%) XML
4 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
4 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (25.58%) Java ME
5 11 (25.58%) XSLT
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.33%) LAMP
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Blackberry
2 9 (20.93%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Physics
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
1 13 (30.23%) Android
1 13 (30.23%) Apple iOS
1 13 (30.23%) Windows Phone
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) MVC
1 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.33%) System Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps
8 1 (2.33%) OO
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) XAML
4 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) Erlang
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) C
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Telerik
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Redknee
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Sun
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Juniper