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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
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
315 280 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.12% 15.73% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 272 256 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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