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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 71 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +22.07%
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
153 212 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.82% 36.24% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 78 134 49
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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