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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 115
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
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
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum + discretionary relocation
Posted: 2 days ago