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 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 - - 14
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +6.66%
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
27 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.20% 14.88% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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