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

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 78 62
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.56% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
109 128 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.79% 14.04% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 109 80
Average salary £31,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £23,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £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