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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
200 331 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.84% 27.38% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 174 270 158
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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