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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 885 867 896
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 19 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 5
Average salary £61,250 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
(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 0 19 £61,250 - 1
London - 17 £62,500 -
City of London - 11 £60,000 -
South East -23 2 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £50,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £50,000 - 1

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 98 (96.08%) SS7
3 97 (95.10%) SIGTRAN
4 91 (89.22%) INAP
5 79 (77.45%) Network Architecture
6 72 (70.59%) 4G
7 71 (69.61%) Erlang
8 31 (30.39%) Linux
9 28 (27.45%) UNIX
10 21 (20.59%) GSM
11 20 (19.61%) C++
12 19 (18.63%) RTP
13 18 (17.65%) STL
13 18 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (17.65%) Network Design
13 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 17 (16.67%) VLAN
14 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 16 (15.69%) SQL
16 10 (9.80%) Wireless
16 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
17 9 (8.82%) Degree
17 9 (8.82%) Java
17 9 (8.82%) 2G
17 9 (8.82%) 3G
18 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (7.84%) C#
18 8 (7.84%) .NET
18 8 (7.84%) Oracle

TCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (6.86%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 98 (96.08%) SS7
2 97 (95.10%) SIGTRAN
3 91 (89.22%) INAP
4 72 (70.59%) 4G
5 21 (20.59%) GSM
6 19 (18.63%) RTP
7 17 (16.67%) VLAN
7 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (9.80%) Wireless
9 9 (8.82%) 2G
9 9 (8.82%) 3G
10 7 (6.86%) MVNO
11 5 (4.90%) SCCP
11 5 (4.90%) VoIP
12 4 (3.92%) SCTP
12 4 (3.92%) M3UA
13 2 (1.96%) VPN
13 2 (1.96%) DNS
13 2 (1.96%) UMTS
13 2 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
General
1 102 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Billing
3 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Developer
1 43 (42.16%) Senior Developer
2 35 (34.31%) Designer
3 12 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) IP Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) C++ Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Network Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Network Operations Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 1 (0.98%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (0.98%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) STL
1 18 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (7.84%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.86%) Clustering
3 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Linux
2 28 (27.45%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Solaris
3 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (77.45%) Network Architecture
2 18 (17.65%) Network Design
2 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (69.61%) Erlang
2 20 (19.61%) C++
3 16 (15.69%) SQL
4 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.82%) Java
6 8 (7.84%) C#
7 7 (6.86%) PowerHouse
8 3 (2.94%) Perl
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
2 1 (0.98%) CCNA
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.98%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) Huawei
2 7 (6.86%) Veritas
3 3 (2.94%) Ericsson
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) Redknee
5 1 (0.98%) Sun
5 1 (0.98%) Citrix
5 1 (0.98%) Juniper
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago