The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 100
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +22.07%
SMS
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
234 252 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.83% 19.15% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 202 225 203
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SMS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

SMS Salary Trend in West Sussex