The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 188 193 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 674 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.32% 16.39% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 448 541 559
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
SMS
North West

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 10 (90.91%) CRM
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Campaign Management
4 2 (18.18%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Linux

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Commercial Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Database Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Campaign Management
2 2 (18.18%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago