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 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
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 630 638 643
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 13 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.12% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 1
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-41.53% -
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
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% -

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
Salary Histogram in London

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

TCAP Salary Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
TCAP
England

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (96.00%) INAP
2 20 (80.00%) SIGTRAN
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
4 16 (64.00%) STL
4 16 (64.00%) C++
4 16 (64.00%) Multithreading
4 16 (64.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (52.00%) M3UA
6 12 (48.00%) SOAP
6 12 (48.00%) Unix
6 12 (48.00%) SS7
7 11 (44.00%) 3G
7 11 (44.00%) RTP
7 11 (44.00%) GSM
7 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (44.00%) OO
7 11 (44.00%) Java
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 11 (44.00%) C#
7 11 (44.00%) 2G
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Network Design
7 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (44.00%) VLAN
7 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (44.00%) iptables
7 11 (44.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) INAP
2 20 (80.00%) SIGTRAN
3 13 (52.00%) M3UA
4 12 (48.00%) SS7
5 11 (44.00%) 2G
5 11 (44.00%) 3G
5 11 (44.00%) GSM
5 11 (44.00%) RTP
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) VLAN
6 8 (32.00%) HTTP
6 8 (32.00%) RANAP
6 8 (32.00%) SCCP
6 8 (32.00%) SCTP
6 8 (32.00%) SMPP
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
7 5 (20.00%) 4G
7 5 (20.00%) CDMA
8 1 (4.00%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) CppUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) C++ Developer
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Management Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Product Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 16 (64.00%) STL
2 12 (48.00%) SOAP
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) POSIX
5 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) JMS
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Network Design
2 11 (44.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Test Management
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Convergent Charging
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Agilent
1 5 (20.00%) Dialogic
1 5 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle