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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 907 943 958
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 8 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.071% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 18
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%

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
16241 18264 21126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 16.73% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13436 15156 16686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCAP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +51 8 £50,000 -13.04%
South East +17 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Surrey +35 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Camberley - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire +16 2 £51,250 -
Newbury -1 2 £51,250 -
London +33 1 £35,000 -39.39%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £35,000 -36.36%

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (91.67%) SCCP
2 9 (75.00%) M3UA
3 8 (66.67%) INAP
3 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 8 (66.67%) SCTP
4 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (50.00%) UMTS
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) GSM
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) 3G
6 5 (41.67%) 2G
6 5 (41.67%) 4G
6 5 (41.67%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (41.67%) LTE
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (33.33%) IPsec
7 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 4 (33.33%) SMPP
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) ISEB
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 4 (33.33%) Presales
8 3 (25.00%) SS7

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 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SCCP
2 9 (75.00%) M3UA
3 8 (66.67%) INAP
3 8 (66.67%) SCTP
3 8 (66.67%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) GSM
4 6 (50.00%) UMTS
5 5 (41.67%) 2G
5 5 (41.67%) 3G
5 5 (41.67%) 4G
5 5 (41.67%) LTE
5 5 (41.67%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) SMPP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) SS7
8 2 (16.67%) GPRS
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Head of Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (8.33%) POSIX
2 1 (8.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 4 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Agilent
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Dialogic