Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 225 279
Rank change year-on-year -16 +54 +7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 2.74% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 7
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% -28.57%
South East median annual salary £40,250 £36,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% -27.00% -28.57%

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,018 1,276 2,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.80% 20.00% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 746 943 1,527
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,800 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 7 £45,000 +63.64%
Bracknell -9 2 £60,000 +252.94%
Wokingham +16 1 £37,000 +60.87%
Slough -14 1 £28,000 -20.00%
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Vue.js
3 2 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (16.67%) Symfony
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) SS7
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 2G
1 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (16.67%) SS7
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Symfony
1 2 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau