The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 167 - 192
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.063% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £26,250 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.10% +16.25%
SMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 552 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.47% 17.37% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 423 462 505
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £26,250 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
2 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (71.43%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) MSMQ
2 10 (71.43%) IVR
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 10 (71.43%) NUnit
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 10 (71.43%) NUnit
1 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
1 10 (71.43%) Subversion
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Applications Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Digital
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Head of E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) MSMQ
1 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (71.43%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
1 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
1 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree