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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
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
161 121 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.62% 16.92% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 93 136
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,000
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