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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 819 841 857
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - -
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
17799 16863 20425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.05% 17.39% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14563 13320 17070
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +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

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCAP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

TCAP Salary Histogram 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 23 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
London 0 10 £58,750 +23.68%
South East - 2 £65,000 -
TCAP
UK

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) INAP
3 12 (60.00%) SCCP
4 11 (55.00%) UNIX
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) GSM
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) SS7
6 8 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
6 8 (40.00%) M3UA
7 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (35.00%) 3G
7 7 (35.00%) C++
7 7 (35.00%) 2G
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) RTP
8 6 (30.00%) SCTP
9 5 (25.00%) 4G
9 5 (25.00%) LTE
9 5 (25.00%) MGW
9 5 (25.00%) MVNO
9 5 (25.00%) VoIP
10 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 4 (20.00%) Clustering
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Billing
10 4 (20.00%) Network Design
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) Huawei

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) INAP
2 12 (60.00%) SCCP
3 10 (50.00%) GSM
4 8 (40.00%) SS7
4 8 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (40.00%) M3UA
5 7 (35.00%) 3G
5 7 (35.00%) 2G
6 6 (30.00%) RTP
6 6 (30.00%) SCTP
7 5 (25.00%) 4G
7 5 (25.00%) LTE
7 5 (25.00%) MGW
7 5 (25.00%) MVNO
7 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) VLAN
8 4 (20.00%) 3GPP
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) XCAP
9 3 (15.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Product Development Manager
2 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) STL
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Network Design
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (20.00%) OO
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Huawei
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Veritas
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson