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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 882 858 890
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +32
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 14 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 10
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 11 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 17 September 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 -43 14 £52,500 - 1
South East -4 10 - -
Berkshire +6 9 - -
Reading +1 9 - -
London -12 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (61.76%) Telecoms
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 14 (41.18%) HTTP
4 13 (38.24%) SOAP
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (32.35%) Java
6 11 (32.35%) LDAP
6 11 (32.35%) SMTP
6 11 (32.35%) IMAP
7 10 (29.41%) Internet
7 10 (29.41%) SS7
7 10 (29.41%) SCTP
7 10 (29.41%) M3UA
8 9 (26.47%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) Broadband
8 9 (26.47%) SMS
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
8 9 (26.47%) Marketing
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) GSM
9 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 8 (23.53%) LINQ
10 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) SMTP
3 11 (32.35%) LDAP
3 11 (32.35%) IMAP
4 10 (29.41%) Internet
4 10 (29.41%) SS7
4 10 (29.41%) SCTP
4 10 (29.41%) M3UA
5 9 (26.47%) Broadband
5 9 (26.47%) SMS
6 8 (23.53%) GSM
7 7 (20.59%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (20.59%) NFC
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 5 (14.71%) MVNO
9 3 (8.82%) INAP
10 2 (5.88%) XCAP
10 2 (5.88%) CDMA
11 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (20.59%) MSTest
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
1 7 (20.59%) NUnit
2 6 (17.65%) WiX
2 6 (17.65%) MSBuild
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (61.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Marketing
3 7 (20.59%) Billing
4 6 (17.65%) Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Design Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Senior Design Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) SOAP
2 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) WCF
3 8 (23.53%) LINQ
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 7 (20.59%) Java ME
4 7 (20.59%) XSLT
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.65%) WPF
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) JSON
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.94%) LAMP
7 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
2 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Physics
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Android
2 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Phone
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) Logistics
7 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) System Testing
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) XAML
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) Erlang
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PMP
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Telerik
2 1 (2.94%) Redknee
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Sun
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Juniper
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Sage
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
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