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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 936 975
Rank change year-on-year +76 +39  
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 5 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.078% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 5
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.15% +3.52%  

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 13687 17840 20246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.19% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11119 14794 16041
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

SMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SMPP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SMPP in the UK

SMPP
Top 8 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 3 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East - 2 £51,250 -
London +64 1 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Hook - 1 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (78.95%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Maven
4 9 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
5 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (42.11%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
6 7 (36.84%) Data Security
6 7 (36.84%) LAMP
6 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
6 7 (36.84%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) SOA
6 7 (36.84%) Apache
6 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) MySQL
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) JUnit
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Product Management
6 7 (36.84%) Hadoop

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 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) Jetty
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) 2G
2 4 (21.05%) 3G
2 4 (21.05%) 4G
2 4 (21.05%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (21.05%) NFC
2 4 (21.05%) SMS
2 4 (21.05%) TCAP
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) SS7
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 7 (36.84%) HBase
3 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 7 (36.84%) Redis
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Hamcrest
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) jMock
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
2 7 (36.84%) TestNG
3 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
3 4 (21.05%) MSTest
3 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Development Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Development Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Java Development Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (26.32%) Development Team Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Java Development Team Leader
4 5 (26.32%) Java Team Leader
4 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) Apache Wicket
2 7 (36.84%) Guice
2 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
2 7 (36.84%) JAX-RS
2 7 (36.84%) LAMP
2 7 (36.84%) REST
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (21.05%) LINQ
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (36.84%) Data Security
2 7 (36.84%) Microservices
2 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
2 7 (36.84%) Process Improvement
2 7 (36.84%) Product Management
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Push Notifications
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) C
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago