The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 82 71
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.21% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 136 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.44% 14.91% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85 118 88
Average salary £31,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.26% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £23,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Warwickshire