The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
London / City of London
Rank - 246 307
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.077% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.52% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
883 970 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.65% 15.03% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 796 851 1529
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SMS Salary Trend in the City of London

SMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
3 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Head of CRM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Email Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum