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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 192 - 176
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% - 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £50,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
SMS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 548 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.98% 14.06% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 499 422 461
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Manchester region.

SMS Salary Trend in Manchester

SMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bolton - 4 £50,000 -
SMS
North West

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) Kanban
1 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Redis
1 4 (50.00%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (37.50%) New Relic
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PSTN
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) Redis
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) DBA Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Kanban
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) New Relic
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
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