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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
Rank 850 940 956
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 13 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.096% 0.075% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 6
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +57.57%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +21.21%

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
13610 17281 19454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 17.14% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11107 14325 15685
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +84 10 £70,000 +7.69%
London +55 9 £70,000 +7.69%
Chiswick - 6 £70,000 -
East of England +12 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridge +2 1 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London - 1 £80,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) Maven
5 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
6 7 (41.18%) Hamcrest
6 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
6 7 (41.18%) REST
6 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
6 7 (41.18%) HBase
6 7 (41.18%) Redis
6 7 (41.18%) Guice
6 7 (41.18%) TestNG
6 7 (41.18%) Jetty
6 7 (41.18%) Apache Wicket
6 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) Product Management
6 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
6 7 (41.18%) SaaS
6 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 7 (41.18%) JAX-RS
6 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) Docker
6 7 (41.18%) Microservices

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 7 (41.18%) Apache
1 7 (41.18%) Jetty
1 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) 2G
2 4 (23.53%) 3G
2 4 (23.53%) 4G
2 4 (23.53%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (23.53%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (23.53%) NFC
2 4 (23.53%) SMS
2 4 (23.53%) TCAP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 7 (41.18%) HBase
2 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) Redis
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Hamcrest
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) jMock
2 7 (41.18%) JUnit
2 7 (41.18%) TestNG
3 4 (23.53%) MSBuild
3 4 (23.53%) MSTest
3 4 (23.53%) NUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Development Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Development Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Development Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (29.41%) Development Team Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Java Development Team Leader
3 5 (29.41%) Java Team Leader
3 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Apache Wicket
2 7 (41.18%) Guice
2 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
2 7 (41.18%) JAX-RS
2 7 (41.18%) LAMP
2 7 (41.18%) REST
2 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) LINQ
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (41.18%) Data Security
2 7 (41.18%) Microservices
2 7 (41.18%) Multithreading
2 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
2 7 (41.18%) Product Management
2 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft