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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 228 240 292
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +52
Permanent jobs citing SMS 28 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.19% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 0.88% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 0
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
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
1585 1582 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.30% 21.42% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1266 1447
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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
Hertfordshire - 14 £48,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -13 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £57,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (55.71%) Banking
2 38 (54.29%) ISO 8583
3 30 (42.86%) Web Services
4 29 (41.43%) Retail
5 26 (37.14%) Cryptography
5 26 (37.14%) Project Planning
5 26 (37.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 26 (37.14%) APACS
5 26 (37.14%) IVR
5 26 (37.14%) CCA
5 26 (37.14%) Internet
5 26 (37.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (37.14%) Data Security
5 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
6 25 (35.71%) SWIFT
6 25 (35.71%) Retail Banking
7 23 (32.86%) C#
7 23 (32.86%) SQL
7 23 (32.86%) .NET
8 22 (31.43%) MSTest
9 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (30.00%) NUnit
10 20 (28.57%) WCF
10 20 (28.57%) LINQ
10 20 (28.57%) XML
10 20 (28.57%) Java
11 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
12 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (24.29%) NFC

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.29%) Lync
1 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) Internet
2 17 (24.29%) NFC
3 15 (21.43%) SMPP
4 7 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (5.71%) 4G
6 3 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (4.29%) LTE
6 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) SS7
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) 3GPP
6 3 (4.29%) UMTS
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
6 3 (4.29%) GSM
6 3 (4.29%) DHCP
6 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (1.43%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MSTest
2 21 (30.00%) NUnit
3 14 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
5 11 (15.71%) WiX
6 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.71%) NetBeans
6 4 (5.71%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 39 (55.71%) Banking
2 29 (41.43%) Retail
3 25 (35.71%) Retail Banking
4 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.57%) French Language
6 5 (7.14%) Marketing
7 4 (5.71%) Games
7 4 (5.71%) Finance
8 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 19 (27.14%) Payments Business Analyst
5 18 (25.71%) .NET Developer
6 14 (20.00%) C# Developer
7 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (14.29%) Systems Developer
9 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
11 5 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) Web Services
2 23 (32.86%) .NET
3 20 (28.57%) XML
3 20 (28.57%) WCF
3 20 (28.57%) LINQ
4 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
5 14 (20.00%) Java ME
5 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (20.00%) XSLT
5 14 (20.00%) WPF
6 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (15.71%) HTML
8 7 (10.00%) HTML5
8 7 (10.00%) FreeSWITCH
8 7 (10.00%) LAMP
9 4 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (5.71%) GWT
9 4 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) APACS
1 26 (37.14%) IVR
1 26 (37.14%) Cryptography
2 25 (35.71%) SWIFT
3 16 (22.86%) Blackberry
4 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.71%) Social Media
5 4 (5.71%) Physics
6 3 (4.29%) Clustering
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Android
1 16 (22.86%) Apple iOS
1 16 (22.86%) Windows Phone
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Data Security
1 26 (37.14%) Requirements Analysis
1 26 (37.14%) Project Planning
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Multithreading
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 14 (20.00%) TDD
5 14 (20.00%) MVC
6 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Project Management
9 4 (5.71%) OO
9 4 (5.71%) OOD
9 4 (5.71%) Time Management
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.71%) Customer Segmentation
10 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) C#
1 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) XAML
4 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) CCA
2 9 (12.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (54.29%) ISO 8583
2 26 (37.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.71%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) OpenSIPS
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
2 3 (4.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Telerik
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) Symantec
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) Lotus
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) HP
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