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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 872 877 878
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 11 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.026% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.15% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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 +10 5 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South West -8 5 £35,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £80,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £80,000 -
Belfast - 2 £80,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (38.10%) 4G
3 8 (38.10%) GSM
3 8 (38.10%) SMTP
3 8 (38.10%) 2G
3 8 (38.10%) Workflow
3 8 (38.10%) 3G
3 8 (38.10%) TCAP
3 8 (38.10%) INAP
4 7 (33.33%) SCCP
4 7 (33.33%) M3UA
4 7 (33.33%) MGW
4 7 (33.33%) SCTP
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) SMS
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Solaris
6 5 (23.81%) Megaco

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) lighttpd
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (38.10%) 4G
2 8 (38.10%) GSM
2 8 (38.10%) SMTP
2 8 (38.10%) 2G
2 8 (38.10%) 3G
2 8 (38.10%) TCAP
2 8 (38.10%) INAP
3 7 (33.33%) SCCP
3 7 (33.33%) M3UA
3 7 (33.33%) MGW
3 7 (33.33%) SCTP
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) SMS
5 5 (23.81%) Megaco
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (14.29%) LDAP
6 3 (14.29%) XCAP
6 3 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Trainer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Perl Developer
5 2 (9.52%) OSS Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
1 5 (23.81%) WinForms
1 5 (23.81%) jQuery
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (14.29%) CGI
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) XMPP
4 1 (4.76%) Memcached
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Workflow
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) AWK
5 3 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 2 (9.52%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) WSO2
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) Panasonic
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