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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 628 640 643
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.095% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 1
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-44.39% +13.88%
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
6496 7344 6857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.63% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5517 6193 5537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIGTRAN across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in London

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) TCAP
2 19 (73.08%) INAP
3 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
4 15 (57.69%) SS7
5 14 (53.85%) GSM
6 12 (46.15%) Unix
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) SOAP
7 11 (42.31%) STL
7 11 (42.31%) C#
7 11 (42.31%) C++
7 11 (42.31%) Java
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) .NET
7 11 (42.31%) OO
7 11 (42.31%) SMPP
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) RTP
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) Network Design
7 11 (42.31%) VLAN
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
7 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
7 11 (42.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (42.31%) iptables
7 11 (42.31%) Performance Optimisation
8 10 (38.46%) VoIP
9 9 (34.62%) 3G
9 9 (34.62%) 2G

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) TCAP
2 19 (73.08%) INAP
3 15 (57.69%) SS7
4 14 (53.85%) GSM
5 11 (42.31%) RTP
5 11 (42.31%) SMPP
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (42.31%) VLAN
6 10 (38.46%) VoIP
7 9 (34.62%) 2G
7 9 (34.62%) 3G
8 8 (30.77%) 4G
8 8 (30.77%) HTTP
8 8 (30.77%) M3UA
8 8 (30.77%) RANAP
8 8 (30.77%) SCCP
8 8 (30.77%) SCTP
9 4 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (11.54%) MVNO
10 3 (11.54%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) NetBeans
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) C++ Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Management Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) SOAP
2 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (42.31%) STL
3 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
3 4 (15.38%) JMS
3 4 (15.38%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Handset
2 3 (11.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
1 12 (46.15%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
1 11 (42.31%) Network Design
1 11 (42.31%) OO
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Optimisation
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
2 8 (30.77%) Test Management
2 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
3 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Convergent Charging
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
1 11 (42.31%) C++
1 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Agilent
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle