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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 884 910 953
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +43
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 12 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.17% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 5
Median salary £75,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -18.33%

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
16175 17956 20664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13248 14921 16282
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 6 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 September 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 +32 12 £75,000 +100.00%
London +52 11 £75,000 +87.50%
Chiswick - 8 £75,000 -
Derby - 1 £34,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £34,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £34,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) Web Services
2 31 (91.18%) Git (software)
3 27 (79.41%) Redis
3 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
3 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (67.65%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (55.88%) .NET
5 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
5 19 (55.88%) C#
5 19 (55.88%) NUnit
5 19 (55.88%) Google
5 19 (55.88%) ReSharper
5 19 (55.88%) MVC
5 19 (55.88%) Games
5 19 (55.88%) Riak
5 19 (55.88%) RESTful
5 19 (55.88%) Selenium
5 19 (55.88%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (55.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
5 19 (55.88%) SDLC
6 17 (50.00%) TDD
7 12 (35.29%) Java
7 12 (35.29%) MySQL
7 12 (35.29%) Linux
7 12 (35.29%) OO
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 12 (35.29%) Apache
7 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server

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 19 (55.88%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (23.53%) Jetty
4 4 (11.76%) JBoss
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 23 (67.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) Redis
2 19 (55.88%) Riak
3 12 (35.29%) MySQL
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (23.53%) HBase
5 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Git (software)
2 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
3 19 (55.88%) NUnit
3 19 (55.88%) ReSharper
3 19 (55.88%) Selenium
4 8 (23.53%) Hamcrest
4 8 (23.53%) JIRA
4 8 (23.53%) jMock
4 8 (23.53%) JUnit
4 8 (23.53%) Maven
4 8 (23.53%) TestNG
5 4 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 19 (55.88%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Software Developer
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Java Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) Web Services
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
2 19 (55.88%) RESTful
3 8 (23.53%) Apache Wicket
3 8 (23.53%) Guice
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (23.53%) JAX-RS
3 8 (23.53%) LAMP
3 8 (23.53%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
4 7 (20.59%) Ajax
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (20.59%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (55.88%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) SDLC
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
4 12 (35.29%) OO
5 10 (29.41%) SOLID
5 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Data Security
7 8 (23.53%) High Availability
7 8 (23.53%) Microservices
7 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
7 8 (23.53%) SOA
8 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 8 (23.53%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Google