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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 595 625 602
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Permanent jobs citing SMS 17 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.74% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 59
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,400 £34,848
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £76,200 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -22.22%
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
6055 7029 7909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.44% 15.89% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 6010 6538
Median salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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 +70 4 £53,750 -28.33% 1
Enfield - 1 £42,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (45.71%) Finance
1 16 (45.71%) Marketing
2 14 (40.00%) Degree
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Analytics
4 12 (34.29%) Statistics
5 11 (31.43%) Social Media
6 10 (28.57%) Facebook
6 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.71%) Data Analytics
8 8 (22.86%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
8 8 (22.86%) Internet
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) SAS
8 8 (22.86%) ATM
8 8 (22.86%) CRM
8 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
9 7 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
9 7 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) Econometrics
9 7 (20.00%) Games
9 7 (20.00%) Online Games
10 6 (17.14%) Ruby
10 6 (17.14%) Law
10 6 (17.14%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

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 (22.86%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Domino
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (8.57%) Unica
2 2 (5.71%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.86%) FastStats
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) ATM
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Telnet
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Bundler
1 3 (8.57%) RubyGems
2 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
1 16 (45.71%) Marketing
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (20.00%) Games
4 6 (17.14%) Law
5 3 (8.57%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Automotive
6 1 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Campaign Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Domino Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Domino Support
7 2 (5.71%) Erlang Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Marketing Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Marketing Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Flash
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) React Native
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Statistics
2 11 (31.43%) Social Media
3 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
4 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (20.00%) Online Games
6 6 (17.14%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
9 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (2.86%) Fintech
10 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Analytics
2 9 (25.71%) Data Analytics
3 8 (22.86%) CRM
3 8 (22.86%) Predictive Modelling
4 7 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Econometrics
4 7 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Development
6 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
6 4 (11.43%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Design
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) Erlang
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Facebook
2 4 (11.43%) Cadence
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) MapR
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Alterian
5 1 (2.86%) Marketo
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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