The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 115 111
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.84% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £26,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
264 239 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.49% 14.77% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 217 202 198
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
South West

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Automotive
2 10 (76.92%) CRM
2 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Strategic Planning
2 10 (76.92%) Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
2 10 (76.92%) Campaign Management
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
6 4 (30.77%) QlikView
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) Basecamp
6 4 (30.77%) Tableau
6 4 (30.77%) FastStats
6 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
6 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
7 3 (23.08%) GPRS
7 3 (23.08%) GSM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) GPRS
1 3 (23.08%) GSM
1 3 (23.08%) UMTS
1 3 (23.08%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) WLAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) Packet Switching
3 1 (7.69%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
1 4 (30.77%) QlikView
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Automotive
2 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Product Owner
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) CRM
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Strategic Planning
1 10 (76.92%) Campaign Management
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Tableau
1 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
1 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
2 2 (15.38%) Opsware
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
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