The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 187 161 161
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.076% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 1.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
604 599 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.24% 19.43% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 490 528 501
Average salary £38,000 £33,504 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.41% -4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,415 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
England

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SMS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SMS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SMS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £40,000 +11.11%
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (30.00%) HL7
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XHTML
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) OOD
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle