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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +32.85%
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
18 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.11% 10.37% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 17
Average salary £36,000 £22,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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