The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
SMS
Essex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.38% 15.34% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 13
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SMS
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

SMS Salary Trend in Chelmsford