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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.021% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%

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
758 864 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.06% 14.64% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 634 713 699
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

SMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Business Development
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Cadence
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Flash
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 4 (40.00%) Escalation Management
2 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
3 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 3 (30.00%) Email Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Copywriter
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Email Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Development
1 4 (40.00%) Contract Management
1 4 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 4 (40.00%) Escalation Management
1 4 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITSM
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Service Design
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 3 (30.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) Google