The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Median salary - - £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 114 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.47% 20.99% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 115 76 139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SMS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SMS Salary Trend in Slough