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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 89 77
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.61% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
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
138 186 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 20.69% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 127 146 111
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,900 £60,000
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