The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
SMS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.18% 13.70% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 103 92 100
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Staffordshire