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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 73
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
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
119 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.08% 17.28% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 112 82 109
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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