The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
SMS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
247 352 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.64% 18.87% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 217 324 233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SMS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SMS Salary Trend in Bristol

SMS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia