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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 909 974 954
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -20
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 18 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.054% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 24
Median salary £36,000 £60,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.49% -3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £41,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £66,300 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +33.33%

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
16560 18672 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 15324 16429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 12 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 27 July 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 +35 17 £38,000 -37.19%
South East +25 14 £38,000 -
Berkshire +19 14 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
North West +16 2 £29,500 -34.44%
Manchester +11 2 £29,500 -34.44%
London +36 1 £42,500 -29.75%
Glasgow - 1 £34,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £34,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 27 (79.41%) 3G
1 27 (79.41%) 4G
2 26 (76.47%) 2G
3 21 (61.76%) SCCP
4 20 (58.82%) SS7
5 19 (55.88%) ISEB
5 19 (55.88%) Defect Management
6 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
6 18 (52.94%) LTE
7 17 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 17 (50.00%) VoIP
7 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
8 16 (47.06%) GSM
8 16 (47.06%) UMTS
9 14 (41.18%) HP
9 14 (41.18%) tcpdump
9 14 (41.18%) Diameter Protocol
9 14 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (38.24%) Test Planning
11 11 (32.35%) INAP
11 11 (32.35%) TCAP
11 11 (32.35%) ISUP
12 9 (26.47%) SMPP
12 9 (26.47%) HTTP
12 9 (26.47%) Linux
12 9 (26.47%) SOAP
12 9 (26.47%) M3UA
12 9 (26.47%) SCTP
13 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (20.59%) 3GPP

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 27 (79.41%) 3G
1 27 (79.41%) 4G
2 26 (76.47%) 2G
3 21 (61.76%) SCCP
4 20 (58.82%) SS7
5 18 (52.94%) LTE
6 17 (50.00%) VoIP
6 17 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 16 (47.06%) GSM
7 16 (47.06%) UMTS
8 14 (41.18%) Diameter Protocol
8 14 (41.18%) tcpdump
9 11 (32.35%) INAP
9 11 (32.35%) ISUP
9 11 (32.35%) TCAP
10 9 (26.47%) HTTP
10 9 (26.47%) M3UA
10 9 (26.47%) SCTP
10 9 (26.47%) SMPP
11 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) CppUnit
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Testing Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Defect Management
2 13 (38.24%) Test Planning
3 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.65%) Network Management
4 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) ISEB
2 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
3 14 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Agilent
3 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
3 3 (8.82%) Redknee
4 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
4 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Huawei
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