The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 104 111
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.21% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.94% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 17
Median salary - £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
SMS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 320 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.69% 22.46% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 222 282 324
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SMS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Cambridge region.

SMS Salary Trend in Cambridge