The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.10% +16.25%
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
150 140 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.69% 27.03% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 77
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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