The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SMPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK / England
Rank 818 910 932
Rank change year-on-year +92 +22  
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.071% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 5
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 - £41,250

SMPP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12888 16787 18332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.39% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10546 14011 14714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SMPP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SMPP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMPP in England

SMPP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMPP in England.

Salary trend for SMPP in England

SMPP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMPP in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SMPP in England

SMPP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
London +60 4 £70,000 -6.66%
South East - 1 £57,500 -
SMPP
UK

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SMPP.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 7 (50.00%) HBase
4 7 (50.00%) Redis
4 7 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Guice
4 7 (50.00%) TestNG
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Product Management
4 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (50.00%) SaaS
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) Hamcrest
4 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (50.00%) Docker
4 7 (50.00%) Microservices
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (50.00%) Spring
4 7 (50.00%) LAMP
4 7 (50.00%) Hibernate

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) Jetty
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) NFC
2 4 (28.57%) SMS
3 2 (14.29%) 2G
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (14.29%) TCAP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (50.00%) HBase
2 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Redis
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) DataStax
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Hamcrest
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) jMock
2 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 7 (50.00%) TestNG
3 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 4 (28.57%) MSTest
3 4 (28.57%) NUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Development Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Java Development Manager
3 5 (35.71%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (35.71%) Development Team Manager
3 5 (35.71%) Java Development Team Leader
3 5 (35.71%) Java Team Leader
3 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Developer
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
1 7 (50.00%) Guice
1 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (50.00%) JAX-RS
1 7 (50.00%) LAMP
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) LINQ
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (50.00%) Data Security
2 7 (50.00%) Microservices
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (50.00%) Product Management
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Push Notifications
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V