Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1188 1264
Rank change year-on-year +28 +76 +44
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 15 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 39
UK median annual salary £57,500 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.68% +25.71% -24.32%
10th Percentile £41,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.93% +25.71% -22.22%

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 28026 32758 37440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.88% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22705 27054 30818
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 23 September 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 September 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 +29 15 £57,500 +30.68% 1
London +29 13 £57,500 -22.03% 1
South East +67 2 £38,750 -
UK excluding London +37 2 £38,750 -11.93%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (80.00%) Spring
4 12 (80.00%) Maven
4 12 (80.00%) LAMP
4 12 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (80.00%) Data Security
4 12 (80.00%) JUnit
4 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) Apache
4 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (80.00%) SOA
4 12 (80.00%) Open Source
4 12 (80.00%) SaaS
4 12 (80.00%) JIRA
4 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
4 12 (80.00%) jMock
4 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (80.00%) Jetty
4 12 (80.00%) Apache Wicket
4 12 (80.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (80.00%) Guice
4 12 (80.00%) TestNG
4 12 (80.00%) Git (software)

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 12 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) Jetty
1 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SS7
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (80.00%) HBase
2 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (80.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (80.00%) Hamcrest
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
1 12 (80.00%) jMock
1 12 (80.00%) JUnit
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
1 12 (80.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Linux Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL Developer
3 7 (46.67%) NoSQL Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Development Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Java Development Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Java Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Apache Wicket
1 12 (80.00%) Guice
1 12 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 12 (80.00%) JAX-RS
1 12 (80.00%) LAMP
1 12 (80.00%) REST
1 12 (80.00%) Spring
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Data Security
2 12 (80.00%) Microservices
2 12 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (80.00%) Open Source
2 12 (80.00%) SOA
2 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Docker