Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TCAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCAP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1194 1213 1290
Rank change year-on-year +19 +77 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 17 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.028% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 25
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.36% +0.83%
10th Percentile £47,500 £39,500 £30,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +75.44% -43.00%

TCAP 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 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TCAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TCAP in the UK

TCAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCAP.

Salary trend for TCAP in the UK

TCAP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCAP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
South East +67 17 £50,000 -
UK excluding London +62 17 £50,000 -
England +53 17 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCAP 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 TCAP.

1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) GSM
1 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) VoIP
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) SCCP
1 17 (100.00%) IPsec
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (100.00%) SCTP
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) M3UA
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Wireshark
5 6 (35.29%) Presales
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) C

TCAP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) GSM
1 17 (100.00%) IPsec
1 17 (100.00%) M3UA
1 17 (100.00%) SCCP
1 17 (100.00%) SCTP
1 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) VoIP
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
2 16 (94.12%) LTE
3 9 (52.94%) Wireshark
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Core Network Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Support
3 5 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) C
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco