The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +14.64%
SMS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 117 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.31% 21.47% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 115
Average salary £36,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £53,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SMS
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

SMS Salary Trend in Coventry