Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1178 1168 1259
Rank change year-on-year -10 +91 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 20 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.055% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 34
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +36.84% -9.52%
10th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £32,650
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £80,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +80.56% -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 26,872 29,048 34,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 23,596 28,913
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -1 20 £57,500 -17.86% 2
England -5 20 £57,500 -14.81% 2

For the 6 months to 20 February 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%) 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%) Guice
2 15 (75.00%) TestNG
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 15 (75.00%) SaaS
2 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (75.00%) Hamcrest

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 10 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (40.00%) SOA Developer
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Linux Developer
5 5 (25.00%) NoSQL Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Web 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 9 (45.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
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%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
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