The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 - 208 205
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
SMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the West Midlands region.

SMS Salary Trend in the West Midlands
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + benefits & discounts
Posted: 2 days ago