The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 254 - 240
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £43,750 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
SS7
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1055 1109 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.58% 18.82% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 884 978 883
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SS7
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the South West region.

SS7 Salary Trend in the South West

SS7
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SS7.

1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) ISUP
4 1 (16.67%) INAP
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) GPRS
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) INAP
2 1 (16.67%) ISUP
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
2 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks