Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 662 992 1104
Rank change year-on-year +330 +112 +56
Permanent jobs citing RTP 47 67 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 42
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,125 £70,000 £74,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 8,190 20,626 23,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.98% 15.39% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6,598 16,037 18,893
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,575 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 12 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 24 November 2020. 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
England +313 33 £50,000 - 11
UK excluding London +258 26 £50,000 - 10
South East +174 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
London +215 8 £57,500 -0.82% 2
Work from Home -13 6 £46,250 -7.50% 1
North of England +143 4 £36,250 -27.50%
Yorkshire +115 4 £36,250 -27.50%
Midlands +98 4 £55,000 +74.60% 3
West Midlands +74 3 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +69 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £22,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 28 (59.57%) WebRTC
2 26 (55.32%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) Python
4 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
5 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
6 17 (36.17%) VoIP
7 16 (34.04%) MySQL
7 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
7 16 (34.04%) AWS
8 14 (29.79%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
9 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) TypeScript
11 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (23.40%) Functional Testing
11 11 (23.40%) REST
11 11 (23.40%) HTML5
11 11 (23.40%) jQuery
11 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
11 11 (23.40%) .NET
11 11 (23.40%) C#
11 11 (23.40%) XML
11 11 (23.40%) .NET Core
11 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (21.28%) PBX
13 9 (19.15%) DNS

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 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (14.89%) SaaS
4 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (10.64%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.64%) Route 53
5 2 (4.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) VoIP
2 10 (21.28%) PBX
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 8 (17.02%) STUN
5 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
6 5 (10.64%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (10.64%) GSM
6 5 (10.64%) INAP
6 5 (10.64%) Megaco
6 5 (10.64%) SS7
7 4 (8.51%) 2G
7 4 (8.51%) 3G
7 4 (8.51%) H.323
7 4 (8.51%) MGW
7 4 (8.51%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) VoLTE
7 4 (8.51%) VoWiFi
7 4 (8.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Appium
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 8 (17.02%) Xcode
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) QA Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) QA Automation Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) WebRTC
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 11 (23.40%) .NET
4 11 (23.40%) .NET Core
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (23.40%) HTML5
4 11 (23.40%) jQuery
4 11 (23.40%) REST
4 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (23.40%) XML
5 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.89%) Electron Framework
6 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) PhoneGap
7 4 (8.51%) WinForms
7 4 (8.51%) WPF
8 3 (6.38%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.38%) Media Streaming
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) MPEG
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Solaris
2 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) CentOS
3 3 (6.38%) Debian
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
3 11 (23.40%) Functional Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (17.02%) API Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Kanban
4 8 (17.02%) Load Testing
4 8 (17.02%) QA Automation
4 8 (17.02%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Validation
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Python
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) TypeScript
4 11 (23.40%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.89%) C
5 7 (14.89%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) Elixir
6 5 (10.64%) Ruby
7 3 (6.38%) Lua
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 4 (8.51%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CASP
5 2 (4.26%) CISA
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.13%) CCVP
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
3 4 (8.51%) SLA
4 3 (6.38%) NIST
4 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (4.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) Kamailio
2 3 (6.38%) OpenSIPS
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.64%) Terraform
2 4 (8.51%) HP ALM
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) Ericsson
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Dialogic
4 2 (4.26%) F5
4 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.26%) Sonus
4 2 (4.26%) Verint
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) BT
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
5 1 (2.13%) Meraki
5 1 (2.13%) Mitel
5 1 (2.13%) Red Box
5 1 (2.13%) Speakerbus