The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 132 - 159
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £48,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 519 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.06% 24.61% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 457 344 444
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
East of England

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SMS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 £44,000 -
SMS
East of England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 29 (85.29%) Web Services
2 28 (82.35%) Retail
3 25 (73.53%) Banking
3 25 (73.53%) Cryptography
3 25 (73.53%) APACS
3 25 (73.53%) ISO 8583
3 25 (73.53%) IVR
3 25 (73.53%) CCA
3 25 (73.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 25 (73.53%) Data Security
3 25 (73.53%) Internet
3 25 (73.53%) Project Planning
3 25 (73.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 25 (73.53%) PCI DSS
4 24 (70.59%) Retail Banking
4 24 (70.59%) SWIFT
5 6 (17.65%) French Language
5 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 6 (17.65%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) Marketing
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) Physics
7 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (11.76%) GWT
7 4 (11.76%) RESTful
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Social Media
7 4 (11.76%) NoSQL

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) GSM
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) Packet Switching
3 2 (5.88%) UMTS
3 2 (5.88%) WLAN
3 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (5.88%) 4G
3 2 (5.88%) GPRS
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) SMPP
4 1 (2.94%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQLite
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.76%) NetBeans
1 4 (11.76%) Maven
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
2 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (82.35%) Retail
2 25 (73.53%) Banking
3 24 (70.59%) Retail Banking
4 6 (17.65%) French Language
5 5 (14.71%) Marketing
6 4 (11.76%) Games
7 2 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Business Analyst
3 18 (52.94%) Payments Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) GWT
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.94%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) JNI
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) APACS
1 25 (73.53%) IVR
1 25 (73.53%) Cryptography
2 24 (70.59%) SWIFT
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media
3 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Physics
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Data Security
1 25 (73.53%) Requirements Analysis
1 25 (73.53%) Project Planning
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Scrum
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) OOD
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.94%) User Stories
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) XAML
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) CCA
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (73.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 25 (73.53%) ISO 8583
1 25 (73.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Opsware
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