The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 890 861 889
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 11 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.13% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 12
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 8 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 30 July 2014. 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 -41 11 £60,000 +33.33% 5
South East -14 7 - - 2
Reading +1 6 - - 2
Berkshire -4 6 - - 2
London -57 3 £60,000 +17.07% 2
South West - 1 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (40.48%) .NET
3 17 (40.48%) C#
3 17 (40.48%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) SMS
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (35.71%) NFC
6 14 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 14 (33.33%) WPF
6 14 (33.33%) Android
6 14 (33.33%) MSTest
6 14 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 14 (33.33%) MSBuild
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 14 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 14 (33.33%) HTTP
6 14 (33.33%) XAML
7 13 (30.95%) MVC
7 13 (30.95%) NUnit
7 13 (30.95%) Banking
7 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
7 13 (30.95%) SOAP
7 13 (30.95%) XML
7 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (30.95%) WCF
7 13 (30.95%) LINQ

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) SMS
2 15 (35.71%) NFC
3 14 (33.33%) HTTP
4 11 (26.19%) GSM
4 11 (26.19%) LDAP
5 10 (23.81%) M3UA
5 10 (23.81%) SCTP
5 10 (23.81%) SS7
6 8 (19.05%) SMTP
6 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.05%) IMAP
7 7 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (16.67%) Internet
7 7 (16.67%) VoIP
8 6 (14.29%) Broadband
8 6 (14.29%) INAP
9 5 (11.90%) MVNO
9 5 (11.90%) XCAP
10 4 (9.52%) 3G
10 4 (9.52%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MSTest
1 14 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (30.95%) NUnit
3 12 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (26.19%) WiX
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.95%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Billing
4 6 (14.29%) Marketing
5 4 (9.52%) Finance
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 3 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) WPF
4 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
4 13 (30.95%) SOAP
4 13 (30.95%) XML
4 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (30.95%) WCF
4 13 (30.95%) LINQ
5 12 (28.57%) XSLT
5 12 (28.57%) Java ME
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Android
1 14 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 14 (33.33%) Windows Phone
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris
3 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 13 (30.95%) MVC
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.38%) System Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) C#
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) XAML
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Erlang
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) ISO 8583
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Telerik
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Redknee
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) Sage
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Sun
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 19 days ago