The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 869 853 871
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.023% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -
TCAP
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
19088 17400 21205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.34% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15191 14220 17495
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

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

TCAP
Salary Trend in England

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

TCAP Salary Trend in England

TCAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
London - 7 £60,000 -
South East +3 3 £50,000 - 1
TCAP
UK

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 75 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 71 (94.67%) SS7
3 70 (93.33%) SIGTRAN
4 64 (85.33%) INAP
5 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (70.67%) Network Architecture
6 46 (61.33%) 4G
7 45 (60.00%) Erlang
8 29 (38.67%) Linux
9 27 (36.00%) UNIX
10 22 (29.33%) GSM
11 21 (28.00%) C++
12 18 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (24.00%) STL
12 18 (24.00%) RTP
12 18 (24.00%) Network Design
12 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
13 17 (22.67%) VLAN
13 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
13 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
14 16 (21.33%) SQL
15 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
16 10 (13.33%) Wireless
17 9 (12.00%) Degree
17 9 (12.00%) 2G
17 9 (12.00%) 3G
18 8 (10.67%) .NET
18 8 (10.67%) Oracle
18 8 (10.67%) C#
18 8 (10.67%) Java

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TCAP 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 TCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 71 (94.67%) SS7
2 70 (93.33%) SIGTRAN
3 64 (85.33%) INAP
4 46 (61.33%) 4G
5 22 (29.33%) GSM
6 18 (24.00%) RTP
7 17 (22.67%) VLAN
7 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.33%) Wireless
9 9 (12.00%) 2G
9 9 (12.00%) 3G
10 7 (9.33%) MVNO
11 4 (5.33%) VoIP
11 4 (5.33%) SCCP
11 4 (5.33%) SCTP
11 4 (5.33%) LTE
11 4 (5.33%) M3UA
12 3 (4.00%) IPsec
12 3 (4.00%) UMTS
12 3 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 75 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
1 31 (41.33%) Senior Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Designer
3 13 (17.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) IP Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) C++ Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Network Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Network Operations Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (24.00%) STL
2 8 (10.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Linux
2 27 (36.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (70.67%) Network Architecture
2 18 (24.00%) Network Design
2 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
4 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Erlang
2 21 (28.00%) C++
3 16 (21.33%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.67%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) Java
6 7 (9.33%) PowerHouse
7 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Huawei
2 7 (9.33%) Veritas
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco
3 3 (4.00%) Ericsson
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