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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 259 242 252
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing SMS 8 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 2.12% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 10
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
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
1487 1653 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.48% 20.92% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1324 1510
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Hertfordshire -11 4 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 £115,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (45.83%) ISO 8583
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
1 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
2 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 10 (41.67%) LINQ
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) WCF
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) IVR
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SMPP
5 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
5 7 (29.17%) Internet
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) MSTest
5 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Phone
5 7 (29.17%) Android
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
1 7 (29.17%) SMPP
1 7 (29.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) MSTest
2 7 (29.17%) NUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) WiX
3 5 (20.83%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Retail
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Publishing
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
1 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
2 10 (41.67%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) LINQ
3 9 (37.50%) WCF
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Java ME
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) XSLT
7 5 (20.83%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) IVR
2 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
3 6 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 6 (25.00%) APACS
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Android
1 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
3 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Data Security
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) OOP
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) XAML
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCA
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO 8583
2 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Telerik
2 4 (16.67%) Facebook
3 2 (8.33%) ExactTarget
3 2 (8.33%) Omniture
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Unica
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago