The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 73 54
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.17% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.52% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
SMS
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.29% 11.44% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 63
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,100 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Derbyshire