The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 115 114
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.20% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.89% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 16
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
265 337 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.19% 22.57% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 227 292 347
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,435 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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