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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 125 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% - 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
313 346 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.52% 17.51% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 263 309 208
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Statistics
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Cadence
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Flash
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
2 4 (44.44%) Service Design
2 4 (44.44%) Escalation Management
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Nokia
3 3 (33.33%) GPRS
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) UMTS
3 3 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Demand 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) GPRS
1 3 (33.33%) GSM
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
1 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (33.33%) UMTS
1 3 (33.33%) WCDMA
1 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) eggPlant
General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Development
1 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
1 4 (44.44%) Escalation Management
1 4 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) ITSM
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Service Design
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cadence
2 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia