The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
SMS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.00% 11.54% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 10
Average salary £24,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,650 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SMS
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SMS Salary Trend in Halifax