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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 54 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Average salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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
115 199 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.42% 32.62% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 136 63
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
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