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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 92 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £39,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +18.05%
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
211 217 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.45% 17.73% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 199 197 229
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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