Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SS7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SS7 over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 358 365
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
North West median annual salary £46,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -29.75% +27.37%

SS7 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1940 1928 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.79% 15.58% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1587 1509
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SS7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SS7 in the North West

SS7
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 in the North West.

Salary trend for SS7 in the North West

SS7
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 4 £46,250 -2.63%
SS7
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SS7 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 North West region with a requirement for SS7.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) VXML
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) CCXML
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight

SS7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CCXML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) VXML
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script