Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1222 1285
Rank change year-on-year +65 +63 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 15 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 25
UK median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £41,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £76,375 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% -22.22%

SMPP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28247 34419 39044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22904 28591 31507
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SMPP in the UK

SMPP
Top 4 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 23 July 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 +58 13 £57,500 +30.68% 1
London +36 10 £66,250 -5.36% 1
South East +85 3 £45,000 -
UK excluding London +42 3 £45,000 +2.27%

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 10 (66.67%) LAMP
4 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (66.67%) Data Security
4 10 (66.67%) SOA
4 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 10 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) MySQL
4 10 (66.67%) JUnit
4 10 (66.67%) Web Services
4 10 (66.67%) REST
4 10 (66.67%) Hamcrest
4 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (66.67%) Guice
4 10 (66.67%) TestNG
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 10 (66.67%) Open Source
4 10 (66.67%) SaaS
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Spring
4 10 (66.67%) JIRA

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 10 (66.67%) Apache
1 10 (66.67%) Jetty
1 10 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) SS7
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 10 (66.67%) HBase
3 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (66.67%) MySQL
3 10 (66.67%) Redis
4 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) Hamcrest
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) jMock
2 10 (66.67%) JUnit
2 10 (66.67%) TestNG
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Linux Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms Developer
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Development Manager
8 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
8 2 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (13.33%) Development Team Manager
8 2 (13.33%) Java Development Manager
8 2 (13.33%) Java Development Team Leader
8 2 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Apache Wicket
1 10 (66.67%) Guice
1 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 10 (66.67%) JAX-RS
1 10 (66.67%) LAMP
1 10 (66.67%) REST
1 10 (66.67%) Spring
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) WAP
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Data Security
1 10 (66.67%) Microservices
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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