Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SMPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMPP over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1185 1255
Rank change year-on-year +19 +70 +27
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 20 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.058% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 32
UK median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.37% +39.20% +25.71%
10th Percentile £44,875 £39,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +25.71%

SMPP 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 26,330 27,651 34,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.98% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20,912 22,540 28,293
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SMPP in the UK

SMPP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SMPP in the UK

SMPP
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
London +3 20 £50,000 -27.27% 1
England -2 20 £50,000 -25.93% 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) MySQL
1 20 (100.00%) JUnit
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Apache
1 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 20 (100.00%) Python
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
1 20 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 20 (100.00%) Data Security
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
1 20 (100.00%) jMock
1 20 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 20 (100.00%) Jetty
1 20 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 20 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 20 (100.00%) Guice
1 20 (100.00%) TestNG
1 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 20 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 20 (100.00%) SaaS
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 20 (100.00%) Hamcrest
1 20 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 20 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 20 (100.00%) NoSQL

SMPP
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 20 (100.00%) Apache
1 20 (100.00%) Jetty
1 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 20 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 20 (100.00%) HBase
1 20 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 20 (100.00%) MySQL
1 20 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 20 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 20 (100.00%) Hamcrest
1 20 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
1 20 (100.00%) jMock
1 20 (100.00%) JUnit
1 20 (100.00%) Maven
1 20 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 19 (95.00%) SOA Developer
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 20 (100.00%) Guice
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
1 20 (100.00%) REST
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Data Security
1 20 (100.00%) Microservices
1 20 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 20 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Python
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Docker