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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
Rank 919 942 922
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 7 16 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.084% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
16918 19092 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.86% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14021 15301 16164
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

TCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCAP
Top 2 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 25 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 +18 7 £65,000 +13.04% 1
London +4 7 £65,000 +7.43%

TCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 19 (100.00%) INAP
2 18 (94.74%) M3UA
3 17 (89.47%) VoIP
3 17 (89.47%) SCCP
3 17 (89.47%) SIGTRAN
4 16 (84.21%) SCTP
4 16 (84.21%) HTTP
4 16 (84.21%) SOAP
4 16 (84.21%) SMPP
5 15 (78.95%) 3G
5 15 (78.95%) 2G
6 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
6 13 (68.42%) ISEB
6 13 (68.42%) 4G
6 13 (68.42%) Defect Management
7 12 (63.16%) RANAP
7 12 (63.16%) QA
7 12 (63.16%) Test Management
8 10 (52.63%) Software Delivery
8 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
9 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (47.37%) Agilent
10 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
11 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
12 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
12 4 (21.05%) Validation
12 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (21.05%) UMTS

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 (5.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) INAP
2 18 (94.74%) M3UA
3 17 (89.47%) SCCP
3 17 (89.47%) SIGTRAN
3 17 (89.47%) VoIP
4 16 (84.21%) HTTP
4 16 (84.21%) SCTP
4 16 (84.21%) SMPP
5 15 (78.95%) 2G
5 15 (78.95%) 3G
6 13 (68.42%) 4G
7 12 (63.16%) RANAP
8 6 (31.58%) 3GPP
9 4 (21.05%) GPRS
9 4 (21.05%) GSM
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) UMTS
10 2 (10.53%) CDMA
10 2 (10.53%) SS7
10 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) CppUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Head of Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Management Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Network Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Testing Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.53%) POSIX
2 2 (10.53%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Defect Management
2 12 (63.16%) Test Management
3 10 (52.63%) Software Delivery
3 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
4 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Agilent
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Dialogic
3 2 (10.53%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Tieto
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