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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 116 115
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.067% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
368 362 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.79% 24.17% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 272 301 306
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) SMPP
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) XAML
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Telerik
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) Java ME
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) NFC
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SMPP
1 8 (100.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) MSTest
1 8 (100.00%) WiX
1 8 (100.00%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) Java ME
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) XAML
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Telerik
2 4 (50.00%) Facebook