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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 112 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £34,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
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
312 288 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.20% 16.03% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 280 184 208
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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