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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 618 633 615
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing SMS 19 57 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.80% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 67
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £28,550 £33,144
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
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
6457 7090 8094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.30% 15.86% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5564 6027 6666
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +61 4 £42,500 -16.66% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Marketing
3 18 (34.62%) Statistics
4 17 (32.69%) Social Media
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) Facebook
7 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
7 12 (23.08%) Analytics
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 11 (21.15%) ITIL
9 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
9 10 (19.23%) ITSM
9 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (19.23%) SLA
9 10 (19.23%) ISEB
9 10 (19.23%) Flash
9 10 (19.23%) Business Development
9 10 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
9 10 (19.23%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (19.23%) Cadence
9 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (19.23%) Critical Success Factor
9 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
9 10 (19.23%) Service Design
9 10 (19.23%) Escalation Management
10 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling

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 (15.38%) SAS
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) Drupal
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Domino
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (9.62%) Unica
2 4 (7.69%) FastStats
3 1 (1.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) SaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) ATM
2 7 (13.46%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
1 7 (13.46%) Redis
1 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Hamcrest
1 6 (11.54%) jMock
1 6 (11.54%) JUnit
2 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.77%) Bundler
3 3 (5.77%) RubyGems
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Marketing
3 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (13.46%) Games
5 6 (11.54%) Retail
6 4 (7.69%) Automotive
7 3 (5.77%) Law
8 1 (1.92%) Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Service Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Insight Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Campaign Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Content Editor
6 5 (9.62%) Database Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Database Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Developer
6 5 (9.62%) NoSQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Flash
2 6 (11.54%) Guice
2 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
2 6 (11.54%) RESTful
2 6 (11.54%) Spring
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Statistics
2 17 (32.69%) Social Media
3 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 7 (13.46%) Online Games
6 6 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (9.62%) Animation
8 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
9 3 (5.77%) Smartphone
10 2 (3.85%) Fintech
11 1 (1.92%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (1.92%) EFT
11 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.92%) EPoS
11 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Analytics
1 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Business Development
3 10 (19.23%) Critical Success Factor
3 10 (19.23%) Escalation Management
3 10 (19.23%) Financial Modelling
3 10 (19.23%) ITSM
3 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
3 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 10 (19.23%) Service Design
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.46%) Econometrics
5 7 (13.46%) Marketing Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (5.77%) Erlang
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) JCL
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Facebook
2 10 (19.23%) Cadence
3 4 (7.69%) Alterian
3 4 (7.69%) Twitter
4 3 (5.77%) Lotus
4 3 (5.77%) MapR
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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