The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 537 537 583
Rank change year-on-year
0 +46
Permanent jobs citing SMS 79 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.04% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 69 48
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,696 £42,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £65,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SMS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7662 7102 8448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 16.12% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6339 5947 7145
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

SMS
Salary Trend in London

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

SMS Salary Trend in London

SMS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SMS Salary Histogram in London

SMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London -20 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Brentford - 6 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 68 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 59 (37.82%) Marketing
3 38 (24.36%) Java
4 35 (22.44%) Internet
4 35 (22.44%) Banking
5 34 (21.79%) Degree
5 34 (21.79%) CRM
6 33 (21.15%) SQL
7 28 (17.95%) HTML
8 23 (14.74%) Billing
9 22 (14.10%) Retail
9 22 (14.10%) Games
9 22 (14.10%) PHP
10 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
10 20 (12.82%) Finance
11 19 (12.18%) CSS
11 19 (12.18%) Linux
12 18 (11.54%) PBX
12 18 (11.54%) Android
12 18 (11.54%) Analytics
13 17 (10.90%) Big Data
13 17 (10.90%) Scrum
13 17 (10.90%) IVR
14 16 (10.26%) UNIX
14 16 (10.26%) Campaign Management
15 15 (9.62%) Web Services
16 14 (8.97%) Oracle
16 14 (8.97%) SAS
16 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (8.33%) Campaign Analysis

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.97%) SAS
2 9 (5.77%) Node.js
3 8 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.28%) nginx
4 2 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) MindAlign
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.56%) FastStats
2 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.56%) InDesign
3 3 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) StrongView
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.44%) Internet
2 18 (11.54%) PBX
3 12 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (7.69%) GSM
3 12 (7.69%) UMTS
4 11 (7.05%) LAN
5 10 (6.41%) LTE
6 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.21%) 4G
7 4 (2.56%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.56%) Firewall
7 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.56%) OSPF
7 4 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.56%) CTI
7 4 (2.56%) VPN
7 4 (2.56%) VoIP
7 4 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.92%) DHCP
8 3 (1.92%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) Big Data
2 10 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.77%) MySQL
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.21%) DB2
5 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.28%) Redis
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.64%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) JMeter
4 1 (0.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.64%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) MSTest
4 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Calabash
4 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 68 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 59 (37.82%) Marketing
3 35 (22.44%) Banking
4 23 (14.74%) Billing
5 22 (14.10%) Retail
5 22 (14.10%) Games
6 20 (12.82%) Finance
7 12 (7.69%) Legal
8 10 (6.41%) Electronics
9 7 (4.49%) Advertising
10 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (3.85%) Automotive
11 4 (2.56%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (17.31%) Analyst
2 24 (15.38%) Developer
3 10 (6.41%) Campaign Analyst
4 9 (5.77%) Junior
5 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Marketing Manager
6 7 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Junior Java Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Graduate Java Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Graduate
6 7 (4.49%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.49%) Email Marketing Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.85%) Architect
8 5 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (3.21%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.95%) HTML
2 19 (12.18%) CSS
3 15 (9.62%) Web Services
4 13 (8.33%) REST
5 11 (7.05%) SOAP
5 11 (7.05%) CSS3
5 11 (7.05%) HTML5
6 9 (5.77%) jQuery
6 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.13%) Spring
8 7 (4.49%) Grails
8 7 (4.49%) Flash
8 7 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (4.49%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.85%) JMS
10 5 (3.21%) .NET
10 5 (3.21%) XML
10 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.92%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) IVR
2 13 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.77%) Social Media
5 8 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (4.49%) Online Banking
7 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.28%) Animation
10 2 (1.28%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) Replication
11 1 (0.64%) DataPower
11 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.18%) Linux
2 18 (11.54%) Android
3 16 (10.26%) UNIX
4 11 (7.05%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.21%) Windows
6 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.28%) Debian
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.79%) CRM
2 18 (11.54%) Analytics
3 17 (10.90%) Scrum
4 16 (10.26%) Campaign Management
5 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.33%) Campaign Analysis
7 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 12 (7.69%) Email Marketing
8 11 (7.05%) Project Management
9 10 (6.41%) Online Marketing
9 10 (6.41%) OO
9 10 (6.41%) Direct Marketing
9 10 (6.41%) Web Analytics
9 10 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.77%) TDD
10 9 (5.77%) Validation
10 9 (5.77%) MVC
11 8 (5.13%) B2B
11 8 (5.13%) B2C
12 7 (4.49%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.36%) Java
2 33 (21.15%) SQL
3 22 (14.10%) PHP
4 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.13%) ActionScript
6 7 (4.49%) C
6 7 (4.49%) ActionScript 3.0
7 6 (3.85%) C++
7 6 (3.85%) Python
8 5 (3.21%) Korn
8 5 (3.21%) Perl
8 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.64%) XAML
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) CCA
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.92%) CCNP
5 2 (1.28%) CCSP
5 2 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.97%) Oracle
2 12 (7.69%) Unica
3 11 (7.05%) Neolane
4 10 (6.41%) Chordiant
4 10 (6.41%) Alterian
5 4 (2.56%) Facebook
5 4 (2.56%) Avaya
5 4 (2.56%) Genesys
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco
5 4 (2.56%) Adobe
5 4 (2.56%) Google
5 4 (2.56%) Mitel
6 3 (1.92%) Symantec
6 3 (1.92%) Dell
6 3 (1.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.64%) Informatica
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