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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 181 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.087% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.67% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £45,000 £34,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -25.80%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
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
513 593 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.84% 16.70% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 446 473 448
Median salary £39,250 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 4 May 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
Salford - 1 £34,500 - 1
SMS
North West

SMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DBA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Sales Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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