The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 94 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% - 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% - 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 196 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.67% 18.67% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 179 185
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SMS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SMS Salary Trend in Kent

SMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL