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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 638 628 616
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 8 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.070% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.44% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 1
Average salary £60,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 - -
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
7047 8043 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.77% 16.10% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5986 6623 6614
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (83.33%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (83.33%) SS7
3 8 (66.67%) INAP
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (50.00%) RTP
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) C#
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) STL
6 5 (41.67%) GSM
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) iptables
6 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) 2G
7 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SS7
1 10 (83.33%) SIGTRAN
2 8 (66.67%) INAP
3 7 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (50.00%) RTP
5 5 (41.67%) GSM
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) 2G
6 4 (33.33%) 3G
7 3 (25.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (16.67%) SCCP
8 2 (16.67%) MVNO
9 1 (8.33%) H.323
9 1 (8.33%) SMPP
9 1 (8.33%) ISUP
9 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) STL
1 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) iptables
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas
2 3 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco