The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £27,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
SMS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 138 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 35.42% 36.60% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 80
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SMS
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

SMS Salary Trend in Newbury

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 6 (75.00%) Electronics
3 6 (75.00%) 4G
4 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
4 5 (62.50%) 2G
5 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (50.00%) SS7
5 4 (50.00%) SMPP
5 4 (50.00%) TCAP
5 4 (50.00%) SCCP
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
6 3 (37.50%) GGSN
6 3 (37.50%) SGSN
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) SSH
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (25.00%) Line Management
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) IPsec
7 2 (25.00%) Telnet

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) GPRS
1 7 (87.50%) GSM
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 5 (62.50%) 2G
4 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (50.00%) SCCP
4 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (50.00%) SMPP
4 4 (50.00%) SS7
4 4 (50.00%) TCAP
5 3 (37.50%) GGSN
5 3 (37.50%) SGSN
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) SDH
6 2 (25.00%) SSH
6 2 (25.00%) Telnet
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) GSM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Symbian
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