The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 12.50% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +18.05%
SMS
Kent

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

Communications & Networking Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 25.00% 26.09% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £47,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

SMS
Salary Trend in Canterbury

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

SMS Salary Trend in Canterbury

SMS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 5 (100.00%) DSDM
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Economics
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Velocity
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Product Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Economics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DSDM
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Product Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree