The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 446 462 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.010% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.043% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £38,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.53% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TCAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

TCAP Salary Trend in the South East

TCAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the South East

TCAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 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
Berkshire -10 1 £28,500 -56.15%
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
TCAP
England

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) SS7
1 10 (100.00%) SCCP
2 9 (90.00%) SMPP
2 9 (90.00%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (90.00%) GSM
2 9 (90.00%) Solaris
2 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (90.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (80.00%) GPRS
3 8 (80.00%) Validation
4 6 (60.00%) Electronics
4 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) SMS
6 4 (40.00%) 3G
6 4 (40.00%) GGSN
6 4 (40.00%) SGSN
6 4 (40.00%) 2G
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) 4G
7 3 (30.00%) M3UA
7 3 (30.00%) LTE

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SCCP
1 10 (100.00%) SS7
2 9 (90.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (90.00%) GSM
2 9 (90.00%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (90.00%) SMPP
2 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
3 8 (80.00%) GPRS
4 5 (50.00%) SMS
5 4 (40.00%) 2G
5 4 (40.00%) 3G
5 4 (40.00%) GGSN
5 4 (40.00%) SGSN
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) LTE
6 3 (30.00%) M3UA
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (10.00%) POSIX
1 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Planning
1 8 (80.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Symbian
3 1 (10.00%) Dialogic
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Tieto