The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 47
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
SMS
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 49 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 15.13% 24.02% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 66
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

SMS
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

SMS Salary Trend in Gloucester

SMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Symbian
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Symbian
1 1 (100.00%) Intel