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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%

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
268 284 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.03% 15.05% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 171 250 255
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SMS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Flash
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cadence
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Service Design
1 4 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 4 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 3 (37.50%) Email Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Infographics
4 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Email Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development
1 4 (50.00%) Contract Management
1 4 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 4 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Service Design
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Email Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cadence
2 1 (12.50%) Google