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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +6.66%
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
258 192 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.83% 20.98% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 219 172 169
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £44,400 £57,500
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