The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 122 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.053% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +28.57%
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
266 271 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.19% 15.84% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 222 194 254
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchequer
1 1 (100.00%) Pegasus
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Exchequer
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Software Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Pegasus
1 1 (100.00%) Sage