The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 148 142
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.045% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.94%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 547 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.32% 24.42% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 241 451 399
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire