The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 80 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
SMS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 163 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.78% 19.78% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 169 128 153
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SMS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Gloucestershire