The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 825 886 881
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 78 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.023% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 23
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +23.28%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCAP
Top 13 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +37 73 £57,500 +15.00%
East of England - 30 - -
Hertfordshire - 30 - -
London -20 22 £67,500 -
South West - 17 - -
Bristol - 16 - -
Borehamwood - 15 - -
City of London -3 12 £67,500 -
Berkshire +7 1 £42,500 -15.00%
South East -12 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Dorset - 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 78 (97.50%) INAP
3 75 (93.75%) SIGTRAN
3 75 (93.75%) SS7
3 75 (93.75%) 4G
4 71 (88.75%) Network Architecture
4 71 (88.75%) Erlang
5 9 (11.25%) Linux
6 8 (10.00%) UNIX
7 6 (7.50%) Solaris
7 6 (7.50%) GSM
7 6 (7.50%) VoIP
7 6 (7.50%) SMPP
7 6 (7.50%) SCCP
8 5 (6.25%) HTTP
8 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.25%) SOAP
8 5 (6.25%) DNS
8 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.25%) SCTP
8 5 (6.25%) M3UA
9 4 (5.00%) XCAP
9 4 (5.00%) MGW
9 4 (5.00%) 2G
9 4 (5.00%) SLA
9 4 (5.00%) LDAP
9 4 (5.00%) 3G
9 4 (5.00%) Megaco
10 3 (3.75%) RTP
11 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (1.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 78 (97.50%) INAP
2 75 (93.75%) SIGTRAN
2 75 (93.75%) SS7
2 75 (93.75%) 4G
3 6 (7.50%) GSM
3 6 (7.50%) VoIP
3 6 (7.50%) SMPP
3 6 (7.50%) SCCP
4 5 (6.25%) HTTP
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) SCTP
4 5 (6.25%) M3UA
5 4 (5.00%) XCAP
5 4 (5.00%) MGW
5 4 (5.00%) 2G
5 4 (5.00%) LDAP
5 4 (5.00%) 3G
5 4 (5.00%) Megaco
6 3 (3.75%) RTP
7 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 80 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
1 36 (45.00%) Senior Developer
2 35 (43.75%) Designer
3 4 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) IP Engineer
4 2 (2.50%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (1.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (1.25%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (1.25%) Analyst
5 1 (1.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (1.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (1.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (1.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (1.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (2.50%) STL
2 2 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.25%) Clustering
1 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) Network Architecture
2 2 (2.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (2.50%) Network Design
2 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 71 (88.75%) Erlang
2 2 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
1 1 (1.25%) CCNA
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.25%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.25%) Redknee
2 1 (1.25%) Huawei
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco
2 1 (1.25%) Sun
2 1 (1.25%) Citrix
2 1 (1.25%) Juniper
2 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (1.25%) Veritas