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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
275 291 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 19.56% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 245 248 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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