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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
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
23 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.94% 11.43% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 15
Average salary £40,000 £28,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.73% -36.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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