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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 82 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.94%
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
222 190 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.72% 17.30% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 190 180 199
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis

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 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL