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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 938 970 915
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -55
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 10 15 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.073% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 7
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £46,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £63,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 £57,500

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
17871 20473 20505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.31% 18.25% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14818 16231 16240
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCAP
Top 3 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 1 May 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 +34 10 £62,500 +8.69%
London +21 10 £62,500 +8.69%
City of London - 1 £44,000 -

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (96.00%) INAP
2 23 (92.00%) SIGTRAN
3 21 (84.00%) SOAP
4 20 (80.00%) M3UA
5 19 (76.00%) VoIP
5 19 (76.00%) SCCP
6 18 (72.00%) SMPP
6 18 (72.00%) HTTP
6 18 (72.00%) SCTP
7 17 (68.00%) 3G
7 17 (68.00%) 2G
8 15 (60.00%) 4G
9 14 (56.00%) Defect Management
9 14 (56.00%) Test Management
9 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
9 14 (56.00%) ISEB
10 13 (52.00%) RANAP
10 13 (52.00%) QA
11 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
11 11 (44.00%) Software Delivery
12 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (40.00%) Agilent
13 9 (36.00%) GSM
14 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (28.00%) Linux
15 7 (28.00%) SS7
16 6 (24.00%) C++
16 6 (24.00%) STL
16 6 (24.00%) Unix

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) INAP
2 23 (92.00%) SIGTRAN
3 20 (80.00%) M3UA
4 19 (76.00%) SCCP
4 19 (76.00%) VoIP
5 18 (72.00%) HTTP
5 18 (72.00%) SCTP
5 18 (72.00%) SMPP
6 17 (68.00%) 2G
6 17 (68.00%) 3G
7 15 (60.00%) 4G
8 13 (52.00%) RANAP
9 9 (36.00%) GSM
10 7 (28.00%) SS7
11 6 (24.00%) 3GPP
12 5 (20.00%) GPRS
12 5 (20.00%) UMTS
13 4 (16.00%) Internet
13 4 (16.00%) RTP
13 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) CppUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Head of Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Testing Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) SOAP
2 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (24.00%) STL
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) J2EE
3 4 (16.00%) JMS
3 4 (16.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
4 2 (8.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Defect Management
1 14 (56.00%) Test Management
2 11 (44.00%) Software Delivery
2 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Asynchronous Programming
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) Network Design
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
1 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Agilent
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Dialogic
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Huawei
4 1 (4.00%) Symbian
4 1 (4.00%) Tieto