The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 630 629 639
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
SIGTRAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7728 7035 9029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.71% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6377 5988 7642
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in London

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in London

SIGTRAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London -2 6 £60,000 +20.00%
SIGTRAN
England

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 43 (100.00%) SS7
1 43 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 41 (95.35%) TCAP
3 33 (76.74%) INAP
4 27 (62.79%) Linux
5 26 (60.47%) UNIX
6 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (55.81%) Network Architecture
7 18 (41.86%) C++
7 18 (41.86%) GSM
8 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
8 17 (39.53%) STL
8 17 (39.53%) RTP
8 17 (39.53%) Network Design
8 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
8 17 (39.53%) VLAN
8 17 (39.53%) Erlang
8 17 (39.53%) Multithreading
8 17 (39.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (39.53%) 4G
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) Wireless
11 8 (18.60%) 2G
11 8 (18.60%) Billing
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) 3G
11 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
11 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (18.60%) Java
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) SS7
2 41 (95.35%) TCAP
3 33 (76.74%) INAP
4 18 (41.86%) GSM
5 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
5 17 (39.53%) RTP
5 17 (39.53%) 4G
5 17 (39.53%) VLAN
6 10 (23.26%) Wireless
7 8 (18.60%) 2G
7 8 (18.60%) 3G
8 7 (16.28%) MVNO
9 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.33%) snoop
9 1 (2.33%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.33%) CDMA
9 1 (2.33%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JMeter
1 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
General
1 43 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
1 15 (34.88%) Senior Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Telecoms Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) IP Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior IP Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Designer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior C++ Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) STL
1 17 (39.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (55.81%) Network Architecture
2 17 (39.53%) Multithreading
2 17 (39.53%) Network Design
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.28%) OO
5 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) C++
2 17 (39.53%) Erlang
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) PowerHouse
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Veritas
2 7 (16.28%) Huawei
3 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.33%) Google