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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 573 563 538
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing SMS 59 88 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.11% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 65 74
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,196 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £79,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +25.33%
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
6887 7909 7507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.51% 16.27% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5834 6567 6153
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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
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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 +6 4 £75,000 +66.66% 2
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 63 (71.59%) Marketing
2 49 (55.68%) CRM
3 41 (46.59%) Degree
4 39 (44.32%) Email Marketing
5 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (23.86%) People Management
8 20 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (22.73%) SQL
9 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
9 17 (19.32%) HTML
10 14 (15.91%) Analytics
11 13 (14.77%) Adobe Campaign
11 13 (14.77%) Project Management
11 13 (14.77%) PHP
11 13 (14.77%) B2B
11 13 (14.77%) Adobe
12 11 (12.50%) Java
13 10 (11.36%) C#
13 10 (11.36%) Unica
13 10 (11.36%) Android
13 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
13 10 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
14 9 (10.23%) FastStats
14 9 (10.23%) Direct Marketing
14 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
14 9 (10.23%) ExactTarget
14 9 (10.23%) C++
14 9 (10.23%) SOAP
14 9 (10.23%) XML

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (6.82%) Apache
1 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) FastStats
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (11.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Internet
2 8 (9.09%) Extranet
2 8 (9.09%) Intranet
3 6 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.27%) Network Security
4 2 (2.27%) LTE
5 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.14%) 4G
5 1 (1.14%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.14%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.14%) 2G
5 1 (1.14%) TCAP
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) 3G
5 1 (1.14%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.95%) DB2
4 6 (6.82%) Ingres
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
1 3 (3.41%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.41%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (71.59%) Marketing
2 7 (7.95%) Publishing
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.82%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Campaign Manager
1 24 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 15 (17.05%) Developer
3 8 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.82%) Architect
5 5 (5.68%) Content Editor
5 5 (5.68%) Content Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) CRM Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Packager
8 2 (2.27%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.27%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) SOAP
2 9 (10.23%) XML
3 7 (7.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) XHTML
5 2 (2.27%) PhoneGap
5 2 (2.27%) LESS
5 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.27%) jQuery
5 2 (2.27%) HTML5
5 2 (2.27%) Symfony
6 1 (1.14%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.95%) Social Media
4 6 (6.82%) AS400
4 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.68%) Animation
5 5 (5.68%) User Experience
6 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.27%) PMI
7 2 (2.27%) IVR
7 2 (2.27%) Blog
8 1 (1.14%) Wiki
8 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Android
1 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.23%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Solaris
4 6 (6.82%) AIX
4 6 (6.82%) HPUX
4 6 (6.82%) VMS
5 4 (4.55%) Windows
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.14%) SUSE
8 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) CRM
2 39 (44.32%) Email Marketing
3 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (23.86%) People Management
5 20 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (15.91%) Analytics
7 13 (14.77%) Project Management
7 13 (14.77%) B2B
8 10 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (10.23%) Direct Marketing
10 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.09%) ERD
11 7 (7.95%) Marketing Strategy
11 7 (7.95%) Service Management
12 6 (6.82%) ITIL
12 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.82%) Web Analytics
13 5 (5.68%) Business Development
13 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.68%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.77%) PHP
4 11 (12.50%) Java
5 10 (11.36%) C#
6 9 (10.23%) C++
7 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.41%) VBScript
8 2 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.14%) SOQL
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) PMP
2 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) vCloud
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.41%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (3.41%) WMI
4 1 (1.14%) Puppet
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Adobe
2 9 (10.23%) ExactTarget
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) Novell
4 6 (6.82%) Veritas
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco
4 6 (6.82%) IBM
4 6 (6.82%) HP
4 6 (6.82%) EMC
5 3 (3.41%) BMC
5 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix
6 2 (2.27%) Twilio
6 2 (2.27%) Facebook
7 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.14%) Alterian
7 1 (1.14%) AppSense
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Epiphany
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + +car + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent plus benefits and company
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago