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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 94 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.099% 0.67% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 2.96% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -4.76%
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
211 203 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.83% 22.78% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 171 179 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

SMS
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cirencester - 1 £32,500 -
SMS
South West

SMS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter