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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 58 54
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.73% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
126 137 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 26.25% 30.18% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 111 75
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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