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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 116
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
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
229 225 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.87% 14.62% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 189 186 219
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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