The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 41
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.44% 14.06% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SMS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SMS Salary Trend in Croydon