The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 919 911 880
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 16 26 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.093% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-45.71% +16.66%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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
England +13 16 £65,000 +4.00%
London +12 13 £65,000 +4.00%
South East +6 3 £28,500 -
Berkshire -20 2 £28,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £28,500 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 29 (69.05%) TCAP
2 28 (66.67%) SS7
3 27 (64.29%) Telecoms
4 26 (61.90%) GSM
5 24 (57.14%) Unix
5 24 (57.14%) Linux
6 20 (47.62%) SMPP
6 20 (47.62%) INAP
7 19 (45.24%) SCCP
7 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
8 18 (42.86%) 3G
9 17 (40.48%) 2G
9 17 (40.48%) 4G
10 16 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
11 15 (35.71%) VoIP
12 13 (30.95%) SQL
12 13 (30.95%) SOAP
13 12 (28.57%) Solaris
13 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 12 (28.57%) Validation
13 12 (28.57%) Network Design
13 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
13 12 (28.57%) LTE
13 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (26.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (26.19%) iptables
14 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
14 11 (26.19%) Performance Optimisation
14 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
14 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) TCAP
2 28 (66.67%) SS7
3 26 (61.90%) GSM
4 20 (47.62%) INAP
4 20 (47.62%) SMPP
5 19 (45.24%) SCCP
6 18 (42.86%) 3G
7 17 (40.48%) 2G
7 17 (40.48%) 4G
8 16 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
9 15 (35.71%) VoIP
10 12 (28.57%) LTE
10 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
11 11 (26.19%) GPRS
11 11 (26.19%) RTP
11 11 (26.19%) VLAN
12 10 (23.81%) HTTP
12 10 (23.81%) M3UA
12 10 (23.81%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.52%) NetBeans
2 2 (4.76%) Ant
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 27 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.05%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) C++ Developer
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Linux Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Tester
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Tester
4 4 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Head of Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Management Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Testing Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Graduate
5 3 (7.14%) Graduate Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Junior
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) SOAP
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (26.19%) STL
3 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) JMS
3 4 (9.52%) REST
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) SPML
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Handset
2 5 (11.90%) Telematics
3 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Linux
1 24 (57.14%) Unix
2 12 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (4.76%) VMS
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Network Design
1 12 (28.57%) Validation
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
2 11 (26.19%) OO
2 11 (26.19%) Performance Optimisation
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Test Planning
3 10 (23.81%) Test Management
4 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
5 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) C++
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Agilent
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Symbian
4 1 (2.38%) Nokia
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle