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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 66 61
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.73% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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
126 137 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.76% 22.99% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 118 128 95
Average salary £37,500 £36,645 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +9.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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