The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 256 224
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.013% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.076% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +14.64%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1162 1323 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.94% 17.44% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 892 964 908
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) POP3
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) POP3
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA