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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transaction Capabilities Applications Part (TCAP)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 908 975
Rank change year-on-year +42 +67  
Permanent jobs citing TCAP 4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.030% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.43% -10.86%  

TCAP 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 14378 16628 19302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.91% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11702 13814 15724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,993 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

TCAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 4 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 3 months to 23 June 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
South East +55 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
England +51 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +38 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Camberley +18 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) SCTP
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) M3UA
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) SCCP
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) SMPP
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) 2G

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 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
1 5 (83.33%) M3UA
1 5 (83.33%) SCCP
1 5 (83.33%) SCTP
1 5 (83.33%) UMTS
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) 2G
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) SMPP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco