The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 122 112
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.060% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.44% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +32.85%
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 226 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.43% 13.53% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 238 203 265
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire