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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 231 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.048% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
1025 829 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.56% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 887 652 992
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing SS7 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 SS7.

1 34 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (70.59%) SIGTRAN
2 24 (70.59%) Erlang
3 22 (64.71%) 4G
4 19 (55.88%) INAP
5 16 (47.06%) TCAP
5 16 (47.06%) Network Architecture
5 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) LTE
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) VoLTE
7 8 (23.53%) Solaris
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) C++
9 3 (8.82%) C
10 2 (5.88%) SOAP
10 2 (5.88%) LDAP
10 2 (5.88%) SMTP
10 2 (5.88%) HTTP
10 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.88%) SMPP
10 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (5.88%) Degree
10 2 (5.88%) IMAP
10 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing SS7 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 SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) SIGTRAN
2 22 (64.71%) 4G
3 19 (55.88%) INAP
4 16 (47.06%) TCAP
5 9 (26.47%) LTE
5 9 (26.47%) VoIP
5 9 (26.47%) VoLTE
6 2 (5.88%) LDAP
6 2 (5.88%) SMTP
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) SMPP
6 2 (5.88%) IMAP
6 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
General
1 34 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Designer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Solaris
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Network Architecture
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Erlang
2 7 (20.59%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree