The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 78 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.27% 1.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 7.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
SMS
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 114 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.93% 21.84% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 131 96 127
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SMS
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

SMS Salary Trend in Guildford

SMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SEO Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL