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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 195 215 169
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -46
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.022% 0.020% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.12% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
741 862 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.59% 17.42% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 599 683 573
Average salary £44,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.37% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 - -
SMS
Yorkshire

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISUP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) ISUP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) MGW
2 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy