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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 126 149
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.63% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +6.66%
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
459 478 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.00% 23.13% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 358 371 429
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,538
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £66,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
1 8 (88.89%) SMPP
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) XAML
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) ISO 8583
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) NUnit
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Telerik
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) Java ME
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) WPF
1 8 (88.89%) LINQ
1 8 (88.89%) NFC
1 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SMPP
1 8 (88.89%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
1 8 (88.89%) NUnit
1 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (88.89%) MSTest
1 8 (88.89%) WiX
1 8 (88.89%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Team Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 8 (88.89%) Java ME
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) WPF
1 8 (88.89%) LINQ
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) XAML
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Telerik
2 4 (44.44%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy