The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SMS
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.76% 19.14% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 89 95
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SMS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SMS Salary Trend in Sheffield