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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 188 189 175
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.053% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.36% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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
569 552 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.30% 14.62% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 501 445 494
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SMS Salary Histogram 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 30 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
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
SMS
North West

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) Facebook
1 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech

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 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PSTN
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) DBA Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Executive
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Facebook
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) New Relic
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