The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 83 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £39,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
SMS
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
269 261 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.72% 22.64% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 251 228 194
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SMS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SMS Salary Trend in South Wales