Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 757 923 1083
Rank change year-on-year +166 +160 +28
Permanent jobs citing RTP 57 88 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.071% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 71 88 56
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 9,789 18,470 22,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,699 14,797 18,084
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,200 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 13 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 26 February 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
England +178 49 £55,000 +10.00% 14
UK excluding London +146 45 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Midlands +70 22 £55,000 +69.23% 3
West Midlands +63 19 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South East +103 16 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Work from Home -97 12 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +166 11 £57,500 - 3
East of England - 5 £52,500 - 4
North of England +57 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +26 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 1
East Midlands +30 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £24,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
3 21 (36.84%) VoIP
4 20 (35.09%) WebRTC
5 17 (29.82%) C++
6 15 (26.32%) HTML
6 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 15 (26.32%) MySQL
6 15 (26.32%) CSS
6 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.05%) REST
8 12 (21.05%) Open Source
9 11 (19.30%) NIST
9 11 (19.30%) Python
10 10 (17.54%) Unix
10 10 (17.54%) Windows
10 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (17.54%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (17.54%) Kamailio
10 10 (17.54%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance
11 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.79%) TypeScript
11 9 (15.79%) Web Services
11 9 (15.79%) SQL

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 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.75%) Route 53
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) VoIP
2 10 (17.54%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (14.04%) PBX
4 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.77%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) HTTP
6 4 (7.02%) 2G
6 4 (7.02%) 3G
6 4 (7.02%) 4G
6 4 (7.02%) GSM
6 4 (7.02%) INAP
6 4 (7.02%) Megaco
6 4 (7.02%) MGW
6 4 (7.02%) RTSP
6 4 (7.02%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (7.02%) SS7
6 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) VoLTE
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Redis
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) GoogleTest
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Applications Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (12.28%) VoIP Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) VoIP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) WebRTC
2 15 (26.32%) CSS
2 15 (26.32%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) REST
4 9 (15.79%) Web Services
5 8 (14.04%) .NET
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Core
5 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (14.04%) HTML5
5 8 (14.04%) jQuery
5 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (14.04%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) Electron Framework
6 7 (12.28%) FreeSWITCH
7 6 (10.53%) RESTful
8 4 (7.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Media Streaming
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.26%) Handset
3 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) CentOS
3 7 (12.28%) Debian
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
2 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Open Source
5 10 (17.54%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance
6 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
7 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Information Security
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
7 7 (12.28%) SDLC
7 7 (12.28%) Secure Coding
8 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.53%) Kanban
8 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.53%) People Management
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) C++
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) Python
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 8 (14.04%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.28%) C
6 7 (12.28%) Lua
7 5 (8.77%) Go
8 1 (1.75%) Elixir
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) CISA
5 2 (3.51%) CASP
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CISM
5 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.30%) NIST
3 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (8.77%) SLA
5 4 (7.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (7.02%) NCSC
6 3 (5.26%) QA
7 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Kamailio
2 7 (12.28%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) OpenSIPS
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Avaya
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
2 4 (7.02%) Ericsson
2 4 (7.02%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) HP
2 4 (7.02%) Mitel
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) F5
3 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.75%) Juniper
3 1 (1.75%) Meraki
3 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin