Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SIGTRAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIGTRAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SIGTRAN
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1174 1197 1281
Rank change year-on-year +23 +84 -13
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 3 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.011% 0.078% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 22
UK median annual salary £115,000 £35,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +228.57% -42.15% +18.05%
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% +42.86% -48.42%

SIGTRAN 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 28053 32236 36504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 16.98% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 26396 30185
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,225 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SIGTRAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SIGTRAN in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SIGTRAN in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIGTRAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SIGTRAN in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +5 3 £115,000 +228.57%
London - 2 £115,000 -
UK excluding London +38 1 £50,000 +42.86%
South East +18 1 £50,000 +48.15%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SIGTRAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Post-Production
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

SIGTRAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
1 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) INAP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Java Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Post-Production
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sun