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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 930 963 980
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 14 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.050% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 27
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%

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
17769 20070 20723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.27% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14742 15904 16419
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,580
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 5 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 3 May 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
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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 +31 14 £60,000 +71.42% 2
London +13 9 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £44,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £44,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £44,000 - 1

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 21 (75.00%) HTTP
2 20 (71.43%) SOAP
3 18 (64.29%) VoIP
3 18 (64.29%) TCAP
3 18 (64.29%) SCCP
3 18 (64.29%) SIGTRAN
3 18 (64.29%) SCTP
3 18 (64.29%) M3UA
4 17 (60.71%) INAP
5 15 (53.57%) 3G
5 15 (53.57%) 2G
5 15 (53.57%) 4G
6 14 (50.00%) Test Management
6 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 14 (50.00%) ISEB
6 14 (50.00%) Defect Management
7 13 (46.43%) RANAP
7 13 (46.43%) QA
7 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
8 11 (39.29%) Software Delivery
9 10 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (35.71%) Agilent
9 10 (35.71%) C#
9 10 (35.71%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 8 (28.57%) Web Services
10 8 (28.57%) SDLC

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 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) HTTP
2 18 (64.29%) M3UA
2 18 (64.29%) SCCP
2 18 (64.29%) SCTP
2 18 (64.29%) SIGTRAN
2 18 (64.29%) TCAP
2 18 (64.29%) VoIP
3 17 (60.71%) INAP
4 15 (53.57%) 2G
4 15 (53.57%) 3G
4 15 (53.57%) 4G
5 13 (46.43%) RANAP
6 5 (17.86%) GPRS
6 5 (17.86%) GSM
6 5 (17.86%) UMTS
7 4 (14.29%) 3GPP
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) FTP
8 3 (10.71%) SMTP
8 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Redis
1 5 (17.86%) Riak
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) NUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) ReSharper
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 2 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Head of Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Management Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Network Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Testing Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.86%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) WSDL
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 14 (50.00%) Test Management
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (39.29%) Software Delivery
3 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Validation
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (10.71%) TDD
9 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) XPath
3 3 (10.71%) XQuery
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) ISEB
1 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Agilent
2 5 (17.86%) Google
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Symbian
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