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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 126 126 144
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.82% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 3.58% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +48.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
444 559 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.13% 23.04% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 370 465 450
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015. 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
Cambridge +1 3 £37,500 -16.66%
SMS
East of England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (87.50%) LINQ
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Telerik
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) Java ME
3 4 (50.00%) NFC
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) MSTest
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (50.00%) WiX
3 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (50.00%) XAML

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMPP
1 4 (50.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) MSTest
2 4 (50.00%) WiX
2 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (87.50%) LINQ
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) Java ME
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) XAML
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Telerik
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy