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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 900 924 974
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +50
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 20 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 4
Median salary £57,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.85% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%

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
16461 17992 21166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.72% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13616 14916 16742
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +33 20 £57,000 +62.85%
London - 12 £75,000 -
Chiswick - 8 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £34,000 -
Derby - 5 £34,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £34,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £44,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £44,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (86.84%) Web Services
2 31 (81.58%) Git (software)
3 27 (71.05%) Redis
3 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
4 23 (60.53%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (55.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (50.00%) MVC
6 19 (50.00%) NUnit
6 19 (50.00%) Games
6 19 (50.00%) .NET
6 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 19 (50.00%) C#
6 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 19 (50.00%) Riak
6 19 (50.00%) RESTful
6 19 (50.00%) Google
6 19 (50.00%) ReSharper
6 19 (50.00%) Selenium
6 19 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (50.00%) SDLC
7 17 (44.74%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) SQL
8 12 (31.58%) Java
8 12 (31.58%) MySQL
8 12 (31.58%) Linux
8 12 (31.58%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) Apache
8 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
9 10 (26.32%) 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.05%) Jetty
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 23 (60.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) 2G
2 4 (10.53%) 3G
2 4 (10.53%) 4G
2 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) INAP
2 4 (10.53%) M3UA
2 4 (10.53%) SCCP
2 4 (10.53%) SCTP
2 4 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) TCAP
2 4 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.26%) GPRS
3 2 (5.26%) GSM
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) RANAP
3 2 (5.26%) UMTS
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Redis
2 19 (50.00%) Riak
3 12 (31.58%) MySQL
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 8 (21.05%) HBase
5 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
5 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) Git (software)
2 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
3 19 (50.00%) NUnit
3 19 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 19 (50.00%) Selenium
4 8 (21.05%) Hamcrest
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) jMock
4 8 (21.05%) JUnit
4 8 (21.05%) Maven
4 8 (21.05%) TestNG
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 19 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 19 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) Web Services
2 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (50.00%) RESTful
3 8 (21.05%) Apache Wicket
3 8 (21.05%) Guice
3 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.05%) JAX-RS
3 8 (21.05%) LAMP
3 8 (21.05%) REST
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) Ajax
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE
5 4 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (50.00%) MVC
3 19 (50.00%) SDLC
4 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) SOLID
6 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) Data Security
8 8 (21.05%) High Availability
8 8 (21.05%) Microservices
8 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
8 8 (21.05%) Process Improvement
8 8 (21.05%) SOA
9 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
11 4 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Agilent
2 2 (5.26%) HP