The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 198 218 201
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.45% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 13
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £45,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
SMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1109 1326 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 26.16% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 860 851 1059
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Berkshire region.

SMS Salary Trend in Berkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +20 7 - -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Newbury +10 1 - -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Marketing
3 19 (43.18%) Campaign Management
4 18 (40.91%) Unica
4 18 (40.91%) ITIL
5 16 (36.36%) SLA
5 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 13 (29.55%) CRM
6 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
7 12 (27.27%) C
8 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (25.00%) Service Design
9 10 (22.73%) Escalation Management
9 10 (22.73%) ITSM
9 10 (22.73%) Cadence
9 10 (22.73%) Flash
9 10 (22.73%) ISEB
9 10 (22.73%) Critical Success Factor
9 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
9 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (22.73%) Business Development
9 10 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (22.73%) Direct Marketing
9 10 (22.73%) Statistics
9 10 (22.73%) Performance Management
9 10 (22.73%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (15.91%) Aprimo
10 7 (15.91%) VoLTE

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Unica
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) VoLTE
2 6 (13.64%) VoWiFi
3 5 (11.36%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) 3G
4 2 (4.55%) GPRS
4 2 (4.55%) LTE
4 2 (4.55%) SMTP
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.27%) GSM
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) MVNO
5 1 (2.27%) SS7
5 1 (2.27%) UMTS
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
1 21 (47.73%) Marketing
2 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Campaign Manager
1 10 (22.73%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (22.73%) Service Manager
1 10 (22.73%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (18.18%) CRM Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Campaign Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) CRM Campaign Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Operations Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Director
6 4 (9.09%) VAS Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Campaign Executive
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Flash
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) Doctrine
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 2 (4.55%) OAuth
2 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Symfony
2 2 (4.55%) Twig
2 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 10 (22.73%) Statistics
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Campaign Management
2 18 (40.91%) ITIL
3 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (29.55%) CRM
5 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (25.00%) Service Design
6 10 (22.73%) Business Development
6 10 (22.73%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (22.73%) Direct Marketing
6 10 (22.73%) Escalation Management
6 10 (22.73%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (22.73%) ITSM
6 10 (22.73%) Performance Management
6 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.36%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) C
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.36%) PMP
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cadence
2 7 (15.91%) Aprimo
2 7 (15.91%) Chordiant
3 6 (13.64%) Ericsson
3 6 (13.64%) Huawei
3 6 (13.64%) Nokia
4 5 (11.36%) Adobe
4 5 (11.36%) BT
4 5 (11.36%) Pega
4 5 (11.36%) Virgin Media
5 2 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.27%) Samsung
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO