The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 238 259 255
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing SMS 43 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 0.48% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 25
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £34,900 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £56,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1781 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1536 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
England

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SMS Salary Trend in the East of England

SMS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SMS Salary Histogram in the East of England

SMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East of England 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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +28 22 £46,500 +11.37%
Cambridgeshire +22 20 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Essex -28 2 £45,750 -12.85%
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 27 (49.09%) Banking
2 26 (47.27%) ISO 8583
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) C#
4 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) .NET
5 19 (34.55%) MSTest
6 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
6 18 (32.73%) Web Services
6 18 (32.73%) NUnit
7 17 (30.91%) Retail
7 17 (30.91%) WCF
7 17 (30.91%) LINQ
7 17 (30.91%) NFC
7 17 (30.91%) Multithreading
7 17 (30.91%) Android
7 17 (30.91%) XML
8 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
8 16 (29.09%) XAML
8 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
8 16 (29.09%) Apple iOS
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Phone
9 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (27.27%) Scrum
9 15 (27.27%) SMPP
10 14 (25.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (25.45%) CCA
10 14 (25.45%) Internet
10 14 (25.45%) APACS

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) NFC
2 15 (27.27%) SMPP
3 14 (25.45%) Internet
4 12 (21.82%) GSM
5 11 (20.00%) GPRS
5 11 (20.00%) 4G
6 10 (18.18%) 3G
7 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.64%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) Packet Switching
8 2 (3.64%) UMTS
8 2 (3.64%) WLAN
8 2 (3.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQLite
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MSTest
2 18 (32.73%) NUnit
3 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (25.45%) MSBuild
4 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
5 11 (20.00%) WiX
6 4 (7.27%) NetBeans
6 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.27%) Maven
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 27 (49.09%) Banking
2 17 (30.91%) Retail
3 13 (23.64%) Retail Banking
4 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (16.36%) Marketing
6 4 (7.27%) Advertising
6 4 (7.27%) Games
7 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Systems Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Sales Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Payments Business Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
9 4 (7.27%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) Web Services
3 17 (30.91%) WCF
3 17 (30.91%) LINQ
3 17 (30.91%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
5 14 (25.45%) XSLT
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
5 14 (25.45%) WPF
5 14 (25.45%) Java ME
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.27%) HTML
7 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (7.27%) RESTful
7 4 (7.27%) GWT
8 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.82%) JNI
8 1 (1.82%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
2 14 (25.45%) APACS
2 14 (25.45%) Cryptography
2 14 (25.45%) IVR
3 13 (23.64%) SWIFT
4 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Physics
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.27%) Social Media
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Android
2 16 (29.09%) Apple iOS
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Phone
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Multithreading
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Scrum
3 14 (25.45%) MVC
3 14 (25.45%) Data Security
3 14 (25.45%) Project Planning
3 14 (25.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) OOD
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.27%) Campaign Management
5 4 (7.27%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (1.82%) User Stories
6 1 (1.82%) Android Development
6 1 (1.82%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) XAML
4 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) CCA
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCNA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (47.27%) ISO 8583
2 14 (25.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (25.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Telerik
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Opsware
Cambridge
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago