The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 914 966 881
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -85
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 18 12 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.062% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 24
Median salary £38,000 £60,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.19% -3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £63,400 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16647 19237 20671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.97% 17.31% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13854 15681 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SIGTRAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +56 18 £38,000 -35.59% 1
South East +48 15 £38,000 -
Berkshire +32 14 £38,000 -
Slough - 7 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £32,500 -
North West +29 1 £29,500 -34.44% 1
London +17 1 £42,500 -29.75%
Manchester -5 1 £29,500 -34.44% 1
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
St Ives - 1 £55,000 -
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SIGTRAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 28 (77.78%) 3G
1 28 (77.78%) 4G
2 26 (72.22%) 2G
3 23 (63.89%) SCCP
4 21 (58.33%) ISEB
4 21 (58.33%) Defect Management
4 21 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 20 (55.56%) VoIP
5 20 (55.56%) SS7
6 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
7 16 (44.44%) LTE
8 15 (41.67%) INAP
8 15 (41.67%) UMTS
8 15 (41.67%) GSM
9 14 (38.89%) TCAP
9 14 (38.89%) Wireshark
10 13 (36.11%) tcpdump
10 13 (36.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (36.11%) Test Planning
10 13 (36.11%) HP
10 13 (36.11%) SOAP
11 12 (33.33%) HTTP
11 12 (33.33%) SMPP
11 12 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
11 12 (33.33%) M3UA
11 12 (33.33%) SCTP
12 10 (27.78%) ISUP
13 9 (25.00%) RANAP
14 8 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (22.22%) Agilent

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (77.78%) 3G
1 28 (77.78%) 4G
2 26 (72.22%) 2G
3 23 (63.89%) SCCP
4 20 (55.56%) SS7
4 20 (55.56%) VoIP
5 16 (44.44%) LTE
6 15 (41.67%) GSM
6 15 (41.67%) INAP
6 15 (41.67%) UMTS
7 14 (38.89%) TCAP
7 14 (38.89%) Wireshark
8 13 (36.11%) tcpdump
9 12 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 12 (33.33%) HTTP
9 12 (33.33%) M3UA
9 12 (33.33%) SCTP
9 12 (33.33%) SMPP
10 10 (27.78%) ISUP
11 9 (25.00%) RANAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) CppUnit
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 13 (36.11%) Test Planning
3 8 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Test Management
3 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.89%) Validation
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Network Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.56%) System Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) ISEB
1 21 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 13 (36.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Agilent
3 1 (2.78%) Acme Packet
3 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Huawei
3 1 (2.78%) Nokia
3 1 (2.78%) Redknee
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