The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 871 905 873
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -32
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 21 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.044% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 22
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -

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
18452 20653 19920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.82% 17.62% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15179 16517 16009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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 +30 20 £35,000 -41.66% 3
South West +6 20 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Swindon - 10 £35,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 10 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheltenham - 7 £50,000 - 1

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
1 23 (74.19%) MVC
2 22 (70.97%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) Visual Studio
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
2 22 (70.97%) SMTP
2 22 (70.97%) jQuery
2 22 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
5 15 (48.39%) WinForms
5 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
5 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (48.39%) Workflow
5 15 (48.39%) SMS
5 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
6 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
7 8 (25.81%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (22.58%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (22.58%) XPath
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) WSDL
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SMPP 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 SMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) lighttpd
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) SMTP
2 15 (48.39%) SMS
3 8 (25.81%) Diameter Protocol
4 7 (22.58%) FTP
4 7 (22.58%) HTTP
5 5 (16.13%) GSM
5 5 (16.13%) 3G
5 5 (16.13%) TCAP
5 5 (16.13%) INAP
5 5 (16.13%) 2G
5 5 (16.13%) 4G
6 4 (12.90%) M3UA
6 4 (12.90%) MGW
6 4 (12.90%) SCTP
6 4 (12.90%) Megaco
6 4 (12.90%) SCCP
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (3.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Visual Studio
1 22 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Senior Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Trainer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) OSS Architect
9 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
1 22 (70.97%) Web Services
1 22 (70.97%) jQuery
2 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 15 (48.39%) WinForms
3 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) WSDL
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Memcached
6 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) MVC
2 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
3 15 (48.39%) Workflow
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.23%) API Design
8 1 (3.23%) Test Management
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (70.97%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
4 7 (22.58%) XQuery
4 7 (22.58%) XPath
5 2 (6.45%) C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) WSO2
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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