The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 616 633 638
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.026% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £36,250
TCAP
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
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 £32,500 £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

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

TCAP
Salary Trend in London

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

TCAP Salary Trend in London

TCAP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +20 2 £60,000 +26.31%
TCAP
England

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (100.00%) UNIX
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) SS7
1 24 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (95.83%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (66.67%) Network Design
3 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 16 (66.67%) RTP
3 16 (66.67%) INAP
3 16 (66.67%) GSM
3 16 (66.67%) STL
3 16 (66.67%) C++
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (62.50%) VLAN
4 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) 2G
6 8 (33.33%) Wireless
6 8 (33.33%) 3G
6 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Billing

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (29.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SS7
2 23 (95.83%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (66.67%) INAP
3 16 (66.67%) GSM
3 16 (66.67%) RTP
4 15 (62.50%) VLAN
4 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) 3G
5 8 (33.33%) Wireless
5 8 (33.33%) 2G
6 7 (29.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior IP Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C++ Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior C++ Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) STL
1 16 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Network Design
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 8 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C++
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Veritas
2 7 (29.17%) Huawei
3 3 (12.50%) Ericsson