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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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
107 148 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.73% 25.69% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 104
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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