The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harpenden region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden - - 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.88%
SMS
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 9.09% 10.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%