Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1191 1196 1270
Rank change year-on-year +5 +74 +19
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 20 26 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.081% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 46
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +56.25% -31.43%
10th Percentile £47,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -31.43%

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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMPP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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 +39 20 £57,500 -11.54%
London +12 20 £57,500 -23.33%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 20 (100.00%) MySQL
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Spring
2 15 (75.00%) Maven
2 15 (75.00%) JIRA
2 15 (75.00%) jMock
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Jetty
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
2 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (75.00%) Data Security
2 15 (75.00%) LAMP
2 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 15 (75.00%) Apache
2 15 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 15 (75.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) JUnit
2 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Open Source
2 15 (75.00%) SaaS
2 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (75.00%) Hamcrest
2 15 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (75.00%) 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 15 (75.00%) Apache
1 15 (75.00%) Jetty
1 15 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (75.00%) HBase
2 15 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (75.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Hamcrest
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (75.00%) JIRA
1 15 (75.00%) jMock
1 15 (75.00%) JUnit
1 15 (75.00%) Maven
1 15 (75.00%) TestNG
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (70.00%) MySQL Developer
4 13 (65.00%) Linux Developer
5 9 (45.00%) NoSQL Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Apache Wicket
1 15 (75.00%) Guice
1 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 15 (75.00%) JAX-RS
1 15 (75.00%) LAMP
1 15 (75.00%) REST
1 15 (75.00%) Spring
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Data Security
2 15 (75.00%) Microservices
2 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (75.00%) Open Source
2 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 15 (75.00%) Java
1 15 (75.00%) Python
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker