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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 100 86
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.099% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £32,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.10% +16.25%
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
206 196 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.37% 19.46% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 157 166
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery