The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
Rank 839 930 942
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +12
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 14 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.10% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 4
Median salary £65,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -20.00%

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
13896 16833 18919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13974 15358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SMPP
Salary Trend

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

SMPP Salary Trend in the UK

SMPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMPP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +85 12 £67,500 +31.70%
London +61 8 £70,000 -6.66%
Chiswick - 5 £70,000 -
East of England +20 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridge +11 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London - 1 £80,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 11 (57.89%) MySQL
4 11 (57.89%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Apache
4 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) Guice
5 10 (52.63%) TestNG
5 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
5 10 (52.63%) SaaS
5 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
5 10 (52.63%) Hamcrest
5 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
5 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
5 10 (52.63%) REST
5 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
5 10 (52.63%) HBase
5 10 (52.63%) Redis
5 10 (52.63%) JAX-RS
5 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) Docker
5 10 (52.63%) Microservices
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (52.63%) Python
5 10 (52.63%) SOA
5 10 (52.63%) Data Security

SMPP
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) Apache
1 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
2 10 (52.63%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) 2G
2 4 (21.05%) 3G
2 4 (21.05%) 4G
2 4 (21.05%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (21.05%) NFC
2 4 (21.05%) SMS
2 4 (21.05%) TCAP
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 10 (52.63%) HBase
2 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 10 (52.63%) Redis
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) Hamcrest
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 10 (52.63%) jMock
2 10 (52.63%) JUnit
2 10 (52.63%) Maven
2 10 (52.63%) TestNG
3 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
3 4 (21.05%) MSTest
3 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Development Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Development Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Java Development Manager
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Development Team Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Java Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Java Development Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Wicket
2 10 (52.63%) Guice
2 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
2 10 (52.63%) JAX-RS
2 10 (52.63%) LAMP
2 10 (52.63%) REST
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (21.05%) LINQ
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Deployment
2 10 (52.63%) Data Security
2 10 (52.63%) Microservices
2 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
2 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
2 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Product Management
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (52.63%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V