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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +22.07%
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
224 264 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.78% 23.06% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 210 242 212
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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