The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.042% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
329 324 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.90% 17.33% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 250 274 240
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

SMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Product Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Mobile Product Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research