The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 124 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.050% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
SMS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SMS Salary Trend in Birmingham