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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 624 629 617
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 8 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.045% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.28% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 0
Average salary £60,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.20% -
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
6887 7909 7507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.51% 16.27% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5834 6567 6153
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

TCAP Salary Histogram in London

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) SIGTRAN
2 11 (84.62%) SS7
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) INAP
4 8 (61.54%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (46.15%) RTP
6 5 (38.46%) 3G
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) STL
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) C++
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) GSM
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (38.46%) iptables
6 5 (38.46%) 2G
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (30.77%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) SIGTRAN
1 11 (84.62%) SS7
2 8 (61.54%) INAP
2 8 (61.54%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (46.15%) RTP
4 5 (38.46%) 3G
4 5 (38.46%) GSM
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) 2G
5 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
6 2 (15.38%) MVNO
6 2 (15.38%) SCCP
7 1 (7.69%) H.323
7 1 (7.69%) SMPP
7 1 (7.69%) ISUP
7 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Product Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) STL
1 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
1 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) iptables
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas
2 3 (23.08%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco