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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 258 253 252
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 1.12% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +32.85%
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
1499 1604 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.42% 19.70% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1262 1268
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire -8 1 £50,000 +13.63% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) BMC
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (15.38%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Service Operations Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
3 3 (23.08%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) LINQ
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Workflow
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Email Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Remedy
1 4 (30.77%) BMC
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 2 (15.38%) Omniture
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) ExactTarget
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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