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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 15
Median salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -8.88%
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
98 115 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.76% 23.19% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 140
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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