Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 769 1027 1106
Rank change year-on-year +258 +79 +78
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 3 2 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.011% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median annual salary £72,500 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.23% -29.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £71,250 £34,250 £37,300
90th Percentile £73,750 £36,750 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £35,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +47.92% -

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 9,153 18,851 22,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.97% 15.00% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,261 15,062 18,026
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

SMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SMPP in the UK

SMPP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 28 January 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 +251 3 £72,500 +104.23%
London - 3 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Vue.js

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 3 (100.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Vue.js
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes