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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 126 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £56,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +22.07%
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
247 400 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.96% 22.16% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 214 311 291
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) TDD

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree