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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 905 950 941
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -9
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 18 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.057% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 26
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £80,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -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
16860 19137 20239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 17.87% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13984 15332 16204
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 26 May 2016 within the UK.

SMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMPP
Top 9 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 26 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
(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 +39 18 £44,000 +25.71% 4
East Midlands - 11 £44,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 9 £44,000 - 1
Nottingham - 9 £44,000 - 1
London - 6 £70,000 - 1
Derby - 2 £34,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £34,000 - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 18 (58.06%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (48.39%) M3UA
2 15 (48.39%) SIGTRAN
2 15 (48.39%) SCTP
2 15 (48.39%) SOAP
2 15 (48.39%) VoIP
2 15 (48.39%) HTTP
2 15 (48.39%) TCAP
2 15 (48.39%) SCCP
2 15 (48.39%) INAP
3 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 13 (41.94%) 2G
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) NUnit
3 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
3 13 (41.94%) ISEB
3 13 (41.94%) 3G
3 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) 4G
3 13 (41.94%) QA
3 13 (41.94%) Defect Management
4 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 11 (35.48%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (35.48%) Redis
4 11 (35.48%) Riak
4 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
4 11 (35.48%) Jenkins

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 11 (35.48%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) HTTP
1 15 (48.39%) INAP
1 15 (48.39%) M3UA
1 15 (48.39%) SCCP
1 15 (48.39%) SCTP
1 15 (48.39%) SIGTRAN
1 15 (48.39%) TCAP
1 15 (48.39%) VoIP
2 13 (41.94%) 2G
2 13 (41.94%) 3G
2 13 (41.94%) 4G
3 11 (35.48%) RANAP
4 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
4 4 (12.90%) GPRS
4 4 (12.90%) GSM
4 4 (12.90%) Internet
4 4 (12.90%) UMTS
5 2 (6.45%) NFC
5 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
5 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Redis
1 11 (35.48%) Riak
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) NUnit
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) ReSharper
2 11 (35.48%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.45%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Games
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Software Developer
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Management Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Network Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Testing Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Head of Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) SOAP
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
3 11 (35.48%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) LINQ
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Defect Management
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) SDLC
3 11 (35.48%) Test Management
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
5 7 (22.58%) SOLID
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) ISEB
1 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Google
2 9 (29.03%) Agilent
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago