The table below looks at the statistics for TCAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 879 883 882
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 13 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.069% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £63,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.86% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £47,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-37.39% +27.77%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

TCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCAP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(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 +7 9 £63,750 +10.86%
Berkshire +6 5 £36,000 -15.29%
South East -2 5 £36,000 -15.29%
London +42 4 £70,000 -
Slough +12 3 - -
Newbury - 1 £36,000 -

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 25 (83.33%) INAP
2 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 18 (60.00%) SCCP
4 17 (56.67%) UNIX
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) 3G
5 14 (46.67%) 2G
5 14 (46.67%) 4G
5 14 (46.67%) M3UA
5 14 (46.67%) MGW
6 13 (43.33%) GSM
7 12 (40.00%) SS7
7 12 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (33.33%) SMPP
8 10 (33.33%) RTP
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) SCTP
10 8 (26.67%) VoIP
10 8 (26.67%) ISUP
11 7 (23.33%) Megaco
11 7 (23.33%) Clustering
11 7 (23.33%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (20.00%) SLA
12 6 (20.00%) Solaris
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (16.67%) XCAP
13 5 (16.67%) OpenUP

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TCAP 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 TCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) INAP
2 18 (60.00%) SCCP
3 14 (46.67%) 2G
3 14 (46.67%) 3G
3 14 (46.67%) 4G
3 14 (46.67%) M3UA
3 14 (46.67%) MGW
4 13 (43.33%) GSM
5 12 (40.00%) SS7
5 12 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (33.33%) SMPP
6 10 (33.33%) RTP
7 9 (30.00%) SCTP
8 8 (26.67%) VoIP
8 8 (26.67%) ISUP
9 7 (23.33%) Megaco
9 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) LDAP
10 5 (16.67%) HTTP
10 5 (16.67%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Operations Manager
1 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Product Development Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Trainer
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) STL
2 4 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (16.67%) Validation
1 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
1 5 (16.67%) OpenUP
1 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (13.33%) OO
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Process Management
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Business Development
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
5 1 (3.33%) Test Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) C++
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (13.33%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) Huawei
2 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 5 (16.67%) Veritas
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) HP