The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 68 75
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.96% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
SMS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 104 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.89% 15.27% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 135 70 162
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in South Yorkshire