The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 129 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.081% 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SMS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 511 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.81% 22.71% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 428 422 400
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +1 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 -
SMS
East of England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) MSTest
3 17 (85.00%) NUnit
3 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (80.00%) XML
4 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (80.00%) WCF
4 16 (80.00%) LINQ
5 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (70.00%) NFC
6 14 (70.00%) XAML
7 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (65.00%) Blackberry
7 13 (65.00%) SMPP
7 13 (65.00%) Java
7 13 (65.00%) WPF
7 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
7 13 (65.00%) Android
7 13 (65.00%) MSBuild
7 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
7 13 (65.00%) Windows Phone
8 12 (60.00%) TDD
8 12 (60.00%) Banking
8 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
8 12 (60.00%) MVC
9 11 (55.00%) ISO 8583
9 11 (55.00%) XSLT

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) NFC
2 13 (65.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) MSTest
2 17 (85.00%) NUnit
3 13 (65.00%) MSBuild
4 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (50.00%) WiX
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (55.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) Systems Developer
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Tester
9 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) XML
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (80.00%) WCF
2 16 (80.00%) LINQ
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) WPF
4 11 (55.00%) XSLT
4 11 (55.00%) Java ME
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Android
1 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
1 13 (65.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) XAML
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus