The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 606 608 596
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing SMS 19 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.85% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 65
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £28,600 £30,196
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £74,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.89%
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
6253 6925 7951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 15.59% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5380 5870 6601
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

SMS Salary Histogram in London

SMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +63 4 £42,500 -43.33% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Marketing
3 15 (34.09%) Statistics
4 14 (31.82%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) Facebook
5 13 (29.55%) Analytics
6 12 (27.27%) Data Analytics
6 12 (27.27%) Social Media
6 12 (27.27%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 8 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (18.18%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) CRM
8 8 (18.18%) SAS
8 8 (18.18%) ATM
8 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 7 (15.91%) Games
9 7 (15.91%) Econometrics
9 7 (15.91%) Cadence
9 7 (15.91%) Online Games
9 7 (15.91%) Business Development
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
9 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (15.91%) SLA
9 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
9 7 (15.91%) ITSM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) SAS
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) Drupal
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Domino
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe Campaign
1 6 (13.64%) Unica
2 4 (9.09%) FastStats
3 2 (4.55%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) ATM
2 7 (15.91%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 4 (9.09%) Redis
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (6.82%) Bundler
2 3 (6.82%) Hamcrest
2 3 (6.82%) jMock
2 3 (6.82%) JUnit
2 3 (6.82%) RubyGems
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Marketing
3 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (15.91%) Games
5 6 (13.64%) Retail
6 4 (9.09%) Automotive
6 4 (9.09%) Law
7 1 (2.27%) Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Insight Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Service Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Campaign Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Domino Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Flash
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Guice
3 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.82%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (6.82%) Spring
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) React
4 1 (2.27%) React Native
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Statistics
2 12 (27.27%) Social Media
3 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
5 7 (15.91%) Online Games
6 6 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
8 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (4.55%) Fintech
10 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (2.27%) EFT
10 1 (2.27%) EPoS
10 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Analytics
2 12 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 8 (18.18%) CRM
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
3 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Actionable Insight
4 7 (15.91%) Business Development
4 7 (15.91%) Critical Success Factor
4 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.91%) Econometrics
4 7 (15.91%) Escalation Management
4 7 (15.91%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (15.91%) ITSM
4 7 (15.91%) Marketing Analytics
4 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
4 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Service Design
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Ruby
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Erlang
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) JCL
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Facebook
2 7 (15.91%) Cadence
3 4 (9.09%) Alterian
3 4 (9.09%) Twitter
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Lotus
4 3 (6.82%) MapR
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
5 2 (4.55%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Google
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 35000-65000 Per Annum Comprehensive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago