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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 889 877 877
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 14 63 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.052% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.31% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £48,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.69% +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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCAP
Top 8 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 17 April 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 -17 10 £57,500 - 2
South East +4 6 £46,750 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +7 5 £36,000 -15.29%
London -2 4 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Slough +15 3 - -
Guildford - 1 £57,500 - 1
Newbury - 1 £36,000 -
Surrey - 1 £57,500 - 1

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (78.57%) INAP
2 21 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (57.14%) SCCP
3 16 (57.14%) UNIX
4 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) GSM
5 13 (46.43%) 3G
5 13 (46.43%) 2G
6 12 (42.86%) SS7
6 12 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
6 12 (42.86%) M3UA
7 11 (39.29%) 4G
7 11 (39.29%) MGW
8 9 (32.14%) SCTP
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) SMPP
9 8 (28.57%) RTP
9 8 (28.57%) VoIP
10 7 (25.00%) Clustering
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 6 (21.43%) Megaco
11 6 (21.43%) ISUP
11 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
11 6 (21.43%) Solaris
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (17.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
12 5 (17.86%) MVNO

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) INAP
2 16 (57.14%) SCCP
3 13 (46.43%) 2G
3 13 (46.43%) 3G
3 13 (46.43%) GSM
4 12 (42.86%) SS7
4 12 (42.86%) SIGTRAN
4 12 (42.86%) M3UA
5 11 (39.29%) 4G
5 11 (39.29%) MGW
6 9 (32.14%) SCTP
6 9 (32.14%) SMPP
7 8 (28.57%) RTP
7 8 (28.57%) VoIP
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Megaco
8 6 (21.43%) ISUP
9 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
9 5 (17.86%) MVNO
10 4 (14.29%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 21 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Operations Manager
2 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Trainer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Product Development Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) STL
1 4 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Process Management
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) OpenUP
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) Use Case
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) C++
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (14.29%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) Huawei
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Ericsson
2 5 (17.86%) Veritas
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) HP
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago