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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 605 631 600
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.49% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 48
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
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
5820 6986 7815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.42% 15.82% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4969 5974 6441
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +65 3 £62,500 -26.47% 2
Enfield - 2 £42,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Marketing
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) Analytics
4 10 (32.26%) Statistics
5 9 (29.03%) Social Media
6 7 (22.58%) CRM
6 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
6 7 (22.58%) Facebook
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
7 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
7 6 (19.35%) Ruby
7 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
7 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
7 6 (19.35%) Law
7 6 (19.35%) SAS
7 6 (19.35%) ATM
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Games
8 5 (16.13%) Econometrics
8 5 (16.13%) Online Games
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing Analytics
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (19.35%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Domino
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (3.23%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ATM
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Bundler
1 3 (9.68%) RubyGems
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Marketing
3 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (19.35%) Law
5 5 (16.13%) Games
6 3 (9.68%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (3.23%) Banking
7 1 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Campaign Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Domino Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Domino Support
7 2 (6.45%) Erlang Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Flash
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) React Native
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Statistics
2 9 (29.03%) Social Media
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (16.13%) Online Games
6 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Analytics
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
3 6 (19.35%) Data Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Predictive Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Econometrics
4 5 (16.13%) Marketing Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Business Development
5 4 (12.90%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (12.90%) Escalation Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) ITSM
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Service Design
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Ruby
3 3 (9.68%) Erlang
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Go
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Facebook
2 4 (12.90%) Cadence
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
3 3 (9.68%) MapR
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Marketo
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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