The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 221 214
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.021% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
SMS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
641 737 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.42% 15.33% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 542 611 726
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

SMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis