The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £40,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.72% -15.26%
SMS
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 159 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.05% 28.70% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 140
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SMS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SMS Salary Trend in Watford