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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 304 328 316
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.076% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £30,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
SMS
London

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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 7 (41.18%) Billing
2 7 (41.18%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Email Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Online Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Segmentation
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (5.88%) Unica
7 1 (5.88%) Facebook
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SS7
1 1 (5.88%) SCCP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Calabash
1 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Billing
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Commercial Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Email Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.88%) CRM Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) Social Network
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Supply Chain Management
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Online Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Email Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Segmentation
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Unica
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
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