The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 237 265 262
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.014% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.082% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 19
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
977 1214 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.39% 16.94% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 772 967 1299
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £65,000 -3.70%
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Flash
3 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) ITSM
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Business Development
3 5 (41.67%) Cadence
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
3 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Service Design
3 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
3 5 (41.67%) Contract Management
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) MSTest
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) WCF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) NFC
1 4 (33.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 4 (33.33%) MSTest
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Service Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing Insight Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Flash
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) LINQ
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
1 5 (41.67%) Contract Management
1 5 (41.67%) Critical Success Factor
1 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
1 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITSM
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Service Design
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cadence
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Tableau