The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 907 946 975
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +29
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 3 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.019% 0.094% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 11
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £24,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+104.08% -51.00%

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
15936 18158 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13080 15107 16498
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing TCAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TCAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK.

TCAP Salary Trend in the UK

TCAP
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +41 3 £50,000 -9.09%
South East +37 3 £50,000 +104.08%
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 7 (87.50%) SCCP
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) LTE
3 5 (62.50%) M3UA
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Presales
4 4 (50.00%) SCTP
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) INAP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
5 3 (37.50%) SS7
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Solaris
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) STL
7 1 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) Java

TCAP
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 2 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SCCP
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) M3UA
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) INAP
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) SCTP
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) SS7
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) CDMA
5 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) ISUP
5 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) POSIX
2 1 (12.50%) STL
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Dialogic