Period
to 11 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RTP over the 6 months to 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 814 862 1053
Rank change year-on-year +48 +191 +95
Permanent jobs citing RTP 53 82 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.083% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 73 54
10th Percentile £25,800 £28,650 £25,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.00% -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £81,000 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +30.56% -10.00% +11.11%

RTP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,320 14,878 22,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.84% 14.99% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,517 11,861 17,406
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,600 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +0.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RTP.

Salary trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RTP over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the UK over the 6 months to 11 May 2021. 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
UK excluding London +42 39 £58,750 +30.56% 4
England +33 36 £58,500 +17.00% 8
Midlands +15 20 £60,000 +100.00%
West Midlands - 18 £60,000 -
Work from Home -168 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
London +45 7 £58,500 -23.28% 4
South East +11 7 £52,500 +16.67% 1
East of England - 7 £52,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
Wales +30 3 £24,000 -17.24%
North of England -2 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire -24 3 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands +1 2 - -
South West - 1 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, IT jobs citing RTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for RTP.

1 24 (45.28%) Linux
1 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
2 22 (41.51%) VoIP
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
4 20 (37.74%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (35.85%) C++
6 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
7 14 (26.42%) Windows
7 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
8 12 (22.64%) Open Source
8 12 (22.64%) REST
9 11 (20.75%) Docker
10 10 (18.87%) WebRTC
10 10 (18.87%) NIST
10 10 (18.87%) Scrum
10 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (16.98%) Degree
11 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
11 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (16.98%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (16.98%) PBX
11 9 (16.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (16.98%) Asterisk PBX
11 9 (16.98%) Kamailio
11 9 (16.98%) DevOps
12 8 (15.09%) Azure
12 8 (15.09%) AWS

RTP
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) AWS
1 8 (15.09%) Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) VoIP
2 9 (16.98%) Asterisk PBX
2 9 (16.98%) PBX
3 7 (13.21%) HTTP
3 7 (13.21%) RTSP
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.55%) H.323
6 3 (5.66%) DNS
6 3 (5.66%) Softphone
6 3 (5.66%) STUN
6 3 (5.66%) VLAN
6 3 (5.66%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) Firewall
7 2 (3.77%) Skype
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.89%) PABX
8 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) GoogleTest
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) AutoIt
4 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Sikuli
4 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
General
1 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
1 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Consultant
2 8 (15.09%) VoIP Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Azure Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) VoIP Developer
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) REST
2 10 (18.87%) WebRTC
3 7 (13.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) FreeSWITCH
4 6 (11.32%) RESTful
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.89%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.89%) Velocity
8 1 (1.89%) WinForms
8 1 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Handset
1 6 (11.32%) Media Streaming
1 6 (11.32%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 6 (11.32%) CentOS
4 6 (11.32%) Debian
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
5 12 (22.64%) Open Source
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
7 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
7 9 (16.98%) DevOps
7 9 (16.98%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Product Management
8 7 (13.21%) SDLC
8 7 (13.21%) Technical Debt
9 6 (11.32%) Kanban
9 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
9 6 (11.32%) Parallel Programming
9 6 (11.32%) People Management
9 6 (11.32%) Secure Coding
9 6 (11.32%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) C++
2 7 (13.21%) C
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) Lua
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Go
5 4 (7.55%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) CASP
4 2 (3.77%) CISA
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (18.87%) NIST
2 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (9.43%) QA
4 4 (7.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (7.55%) NCSC
4 4 (7.55%) SLA
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.89%) GRC
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Docker
2 9 (16.98%) Kamailio
3 6 (11.32%) OpenSIPS
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) systemd
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Avaya
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Mitel
5 2 (3.77%) Yealink
6 1 (1.89%) Spotify
6 1 (1.89%) Xamarin